How to resign as registered agent in Missouri:
To resign as registered agent in Missouri, you
must provide the completed Statement
of Resignation of Registered Agent form “Corp. 59B” -
along with a copy of the letter sent to notify the company of your
resignation. It can be sent to the Secretary of State by mail, fax or
delivered in person.
Do you have to notify the Missouri entity you’re
serving as registered agent for before you resign or after?
Yes, you must notify them in writing and send a
copy of that letter to the Secretary of State.
Is there a fee to resign as the Missouri
registered agent for a corporation, LLC, or other business entity?
There is a $10 fee required in Missouri to
resign as registered agent.
Expedited service is not available.
How long will it take the state to process the
Missouri resignation of registered agent filing?
Normal Processing: 4-6 working days, plus
additional time for return mailing.
Fax Processing: 4-6 working days, plus additional time for return
In-Person Processing: Normally same day service, plus additional time
for return mailing.
Expedite Processing: Not available, for fastest processing without a
personal trip – fax your paperwork to the St. Louis regional office at:
(314) 340-7500 with a cover letter that includes your billing
information. Once processed, you will receive a confirmation copy of
the change by mail. You will also be able to print a copy directly from
How long do you still have to serve as the
registered agent after the filing? In other words, how long will you
have to legally accept service of process after you’ve resigned as
Missouri Code 351.376, states that a statement of
resignation takes effect thirty (30) days after it is filed If a
company is administratively dissolved, it does not terminate the
authority of its registered agent, unless a Statement of Resignation of
Registered Agent form is filed. The same goes for a company that has
its status revoked. In either case, the resident agent can resign by
completing the Statement
of Resignation of Registered Agent form requirements.
What Missouri agency do you have to resign with?
PO Box 778 /
600 W. Main St., Rm. 322
City, MO 65102
Phone: (537) 751-4153
Toll Free 1-866-223-6535
U.S. Customs House & Old Post Office Building
815 Olive Street, Suite 210
St Louis, MO 63101
Fax: (314) 340-7500
State Office Bldg Ste 513
615 E 13th St
Kansas City, MO 64106