Florida Department of State change of registered agent requirements and options
What are the options and different ways you can change your Florida registered agent?
All you need to do is provide the completed Cover Letter and Statement of Change of Registered Office or Agent or Both forms, to the Department of State by mail or in person, along with the filing fee. The registered agent signs the bottom of the form accepting the appointment. Corporations and LLCs have separate forms for changing registered agent.
You can also change the registered agent at the same time as filing your annual report.
How much does it cost to change your registered agent in Florida?
There is a $25 fee required to change your limited liability company registered agent in Florida.
There is a $35 fee required to change your corporation registered agent in Florida.
You can request same-day service while you wait if you walk your document in and request it in person. Florida will not charge you extra for this same day processing.
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 Florida?
Normal processing is approximately one week. Same-day processing is available if you walk your document in to the Secretary of State office and request it.
Florida Department of State contact information:
Florida Department of State
What form do you file to change your registered agent in Florida?
The Statement of Change of Registered Office or Agent or Both form is in your online account immediately, if you sign up for Florida registered agent service with Northwest.
Northwest Registered Agent,LLC
Tampa, FL 33607