How to resign as registered agent in Connecticut:
File a signed original Statement of Resignation of Registered Agent and an exact copy, with the Connecticut Secretary of the State, Commercial Recording Division (SOTS). There is no Connecticut resignation of agent form available.
You can file documents with SOTS by mail, fax, or in person. If you file by fax you can choose normal or expedited processing. You will have to include your Visa or MasterCard information on the Fax Filing Service Request cover sheet. You can walk in your documents to Connecticut SOTS between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday. Connecticut SOTS accepts Visa, MasterCard, check or cash. Make checks for fees payable to Secretary of the State.
Do you have to notify the Connecticut entity you’re serving as registered agent for before you resign or after?
You don’t have to notify the corporation or LLC that you are resigning as the registered agent. The SOTS will mail a copy of the resignation to the corporation or LLCs principal office address.
Is there a fee to resign as the Connecticut registered agent for a corporation, LLC, or other business entity
There is a $50.00 filing fee to resign as the registered agent for a stock corporation or LLC.
The fee is just $20.00 to resign as the Connecticut registered agent of non-stock (nonprofit) corporation.
There is an additional $50.00 fee to expedite processing.
How long will it take the state to process the Connecticut resignation of registered agent filing?
Normal Processing takes 3-5 business days and then SOTS mails documents to the submitter. If you drop off your documents, SOTS will process them normally unless you request expedited processing.
To request expedited processing, include the Expedited Service Request form when you file.
Expedited processing is completed within 24 hours of receipt.
If expedited documents aren’t picked up by 4 pm the next day, they are mailed to the person who filed them.
How long do you still have to serve as the registered agent after the filing? How long will you have to legally accept service of process after you’ve resigned as agent?
When the registered agent for a corporation or LLC files a statement of resignation, the appointment is terminated on the 31st day following the date the statement was filed with Connecticut SOTS.
What Connecticut agency do you have to resign with?
Connecticut Secretary of the State
Commercial Recording Division
P.O. Box 150470
Hartford, CT 06115-0470
30 Trinity Street
Hartford CT 06106
Phone: (860) 509-6003
Fax: (860) 509-6069
Connecticut Secretary of the State - Forms: