What does it cost to register a foreign LLC in Missouri?
$105 for normal processing.
How long does it take for the state to process the Missouri Application for Registration?
Normal Processing: 4-7 business days, plus additional time for mailing.
In Person Processing: while you wait.
How will I get verification of registration back from Missouri?
A Verification Certificate and a copy of your filed documents will be returned to you by mail.
What forms do I file with Missouri to register my out of state LLC?
The Application for Registration of a Foreign Limited Liability Company, a Certificate of Good Standing/Existence and the filing fee is required.
What do I need from my home state?
A Certificate of Good Standing/Existence is required.
Does it need to be an original copy?
Not if filing by fax.
How current does the certificate need to be?
It needs to be current within 60 days.
Will I need an Missouri registered agent for my LLC?
Yes, when you hire Northwest as your registered agent, it's a flat rate yearly price of $125 a year, you'll have an online account that tracks your report due dates, which states you are registered in, when your yearly service with us is up, and any documents we receive locally for you are uploaded into your account immediately for complete viewing. If or when you get served with a lawsuit, we can email up to 4 people and your attorney at the same time for real time complete viewing of a lawsuit. You'll receive annual report reminders. It's the same price every year, and there are no weird fees or cancellation fees.
You'll also see all the pre-populated forms and specific filing instructions on the thank you page, in your online account, and they will be emailed to you immediately upon signing up for 1 year of registered agent service.
Does the Missouri registered agent need to sign the filing?
How can I file the Missouri Application for Registration?
By mail, fax or in person. If fax filing, you must include your credit card information including the expiration date and a contact name and phone number for any questions.
What is the state agency that accepts the out of state registration?
Missouri Secretary of State
PO Box 778
600 West Main, Rm. 322
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: (866)223-6535 or (573)751-4153
Do the signatures on the Missouri LLC application need to be original?
Who has to sign the foreign LLC filing?
It depends on how many organizers are listed on the form. If you have three people listed on the form, up to three authorized signatures are required.
Are there any weird things about registering in Missouri?
County filing or publication is not necessary, unless specifically required by the county in which your registered agent resides.
Are there ongoing Missouri annual report and/or initial reporting requirements?
No reports are required.
What are your fees?
You'll need to have an Missouri registered agent. We charge $125 a year to act as your registered agent in Missouri. It's a flat rate, once a year fee, and includes more than other registered agents. Here's a little more about our registered agent service.
We charge a $100 one-time filing service fee if you would like us to obtain the certificates needed from your home state, and register your company in any state you choose. We have offices in every state and can act as your registered agent and make your filings for you in any state. If you would like to register with multiple states at once, we can usually drop our filing service fee down.