Hawaii Secretary of State change of registered agent requirements and options
What are the options and different ways you can change your Hawaii registered agent?
To change your corporation or LLCs Hawaii Registered Agent, submit the completed Form X-7, Statement of Change of Registered Agent by Entity to the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Business Registration Division (BREG). Hawaii has one universal form for changing the registered agent where you select your type of entity at the top of the form. Make sure you write or type using black ink.
The statement of change form may be filed by mail, fax, online or walk in. Filing fees may be paid to the BREG by mailing in the form with a check or by walk-in with check or credit card. To file by fax, the documents must include legible signatures, the amount of the charge, the sender’s credit card and contact information, and must specify regular or expedited review.
Make checks payable to Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs.
Hawaii does not allow you to change your Registered Agent by filing an amendment. You may change your Registered Agent in your Annual Report.
How much does it cost to change your registered agent in Hawaii?
There is a $25 filing fee to change your registered agent in Hawaii.
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 Hawaii?
Regular review time for documents is within approximately five business days.
To contact the Business Registration Division of the DCCA:
Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
King Kalakaua Building
P.O. Box 40
Phone: (808) 586-2727
What form do you file to change your registered agent in Hawaii?
Form X-7, Statement of Change of Registered Agent is available on the BREG website (see link below) or in your online account immediately, if you sign up for Hawaii registered agent service with Northwest.
Change of agent form:
Northwest Registered Agent, LLC.
Honolulu, HI 96813