Delaware Department of State change of registered agent requirements and options
What are the options and different ways you can change your Delaware registered agent?
You will need to provide the completed Certificate of Change of Agent form for your entity type, to the Department of State by mail, fax or in person. Every entity, both domestic and foreign, has a separate change of agent form. The Delaware change of agent link may be found below. Delaware strongly encourages all document filings be accompanied by the Filing Cover Memo. It is a convenient way of assuring your processing is done in a timely manner. The filing memo may be downloaded at the link below.
You cannot change the registered agent on your annual report form.
How much does it cost to change your registered agent in Delaware?
The fee required to change your registered agent in Delaware is $50.
Expedited service is available for an additional $1,000 for one-hour service; $500 for two-hour service; $200 for same day service; or within 24 working hours for an additional $100 fee.
Don’t want to pay the change of agent fee? Switch your registered agent to Northwest, and we’ll pay the change of agent fee to switch to us! Just sign up for registered agent service. You’ll see the pre-populated change of agent form in your online account. Fill it out with your company info, sign it, and email or mail it to us, and we’ll get it filed with the state. It’s that simple!
How long does it take the state to process and complete the change of registered agent in Delaware?
Normal processing in Delaware is from two to three weeks. You may request expedited options from one day to one hour depending on the requested service.
You will receive a confirmation copy of your filing by the return service you indicate on your filing memo.
Delaware Department of State contact information:
Delaware Department of State
What form do you file to change your registered agent in Delaware?
All the different Certificate of Change of Agent forms are in your online account immediately, if you sign up for Delaware registered agent service with Northwest.
Delaware Change of Agent forms for all entities:
Filing Cover Memo link:
Northwest Registered Agent Service, Inc.
Wilmington, DE 19803
New Castle County