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Registered Agent Services

For your business to receive notice of lawsuits (service of process) and important state papers, your business must appoint a registered agent - also known as statutory agent - in each state where you are doing business. See the latest updates on registered agent services, including state-by-state updates on registered agent requirements.


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Your Registered Agent: Compliance Partner and First Line of Defense Against Risk

Learn about the reasons why an experienced, full-service commercial registered agent is your best compliance partner and first line of defense against risk to your business.

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Articles

What Is Required to Become a Registered Agent?

An individual who is a resident of the state and has a physical address within the state can serve as a registered agent although some states impose additional requirements. An entity can serve as a registered agent provided that it has a physical address in the state which is open during normal business hours all year and is authorized to do business in the state.

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Why Do I Need a Registered Agent?

Learn why you need a Registered Agent to do business in your state, including the requirements for having one, & why you should appoint a professional Registered Agent.

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What Is a Registered Agent?

Learn what is a registered agent, the role it plays for keeping your business compliant, its responsibilities, the benefits of using a professional registered agent, & more.

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Assess a Registered Agent's Data Security & Protection

Learn about how to assess a registered agent's security measures, why using an in-house registered agent may not be the best option for data security & protection, & more.

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