How to resign as registered agent in Wisconsin:
To resign as registered agent in Wisconsin, provide one original and two exact copies of the completed Wisconsin form, 13-R Resignation of Registered Agent, to the Department of Financial Institutions: Division of Corporate and Consumer Services (DFI). You can get form 13-R from on the DFI website or by submitting a written request for the form to the DFI. Make checks for fees payable to the Department of Financial Institutions.
Do you have to notify the Wisconsin entity you’re serving as registered agent for before you resign or after?
The Wisconsin registered agent does not have to notify the entity of the resignation. The DFI will mail a copy of the resignation to the corporation or LLC at its principal office after filing.
Is there a fee to resign as the Wisconsin resident agent for a corporation, LLC, or other business entity?
There is a $10 filing fee to resign as a registered agent in Wisconsin.
How long will it take the state to process the Wisconsin resignation of registered agent filing?
Normal Processing takes approximately five business days.
Expedited processing is completed by the end of the next business day after filing.
How long do you still have to serve as the resident agent after the filing? How long will you have to legally accept service of process after you’ve resigned as agent?
The resignation will be effective sixty days after Form 13-R, Resignation of Registered Agent, is filed or when a new registered agent is appointed for the entity, whichever happens first.
The resignation will be effective thirty days after Form 13-R, Resignation of Registered Agent, is filed or when a new registered agent is appointed for the entity, whichever comes first.
What Wisconsin agency do you have to resign with?
To resign as a registered agent, file the resignation form with the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions: Department of Corporate and Consumer Services (DFI). The Department of Financial Institutions accepts documents delivered in person, by mail, or by commercial delivery.
Submit the resignation of agent form to:
Department of Financial Institutions
Division of Corporate and Consumer Services
PO Box 7846
Madison WI 53707
Express Mail Address:
345 W. Washington Avenue 3rd Floor
Madison WI 53703