How to resign as resident agent in Kansas:
To resign as a Kansas resident agent, file a certificate of resignation with the Kansas Secretary of State (SOS). There is no Kansas SOS form to resign as resident agent; you must draft the document according to statute. The certificate of resignation must state that the resident agent resigns and identify the entity and its address. Submit an affidavit with the certificate of resignation saying that you gave notice in the required manner.
Include a check or money order payable to the Kansas Secretary of State’s Office for filing fees.
Do you have to notify the Kansas entity you’re serving as registered agent for before you resign or after?
You need to provide notice to the entity (by certified or registered mail) at least 30 days before filing the certificate of resignation. The notice must be sent to the corporate secretary at the address on the last annual report.
Is there a fee to resign as the Kansas resident agent for a corporation, LLC, or other business entity?
The filing fee to resign as the resident agent for a for-profit entities is $35.
The fee to resign as the resident agent for a non-profit entity is $20.
How long will it take the state to process the Kansas resignation of registered agent filing?
Document processing generally takes the Kansas SOS 2-3 business days.
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 is effective 60 days after the certificate of resignation is filed with the Kansas Secretary of State.
What Kansas agency do you have to resign with?
Send resignation of agent documents to:
Kansas Office of the Secretary of State
Memorial Hall, 1st Floor
120 S.W. 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612-1594
Phone: (785) 296-4564
Fax: (785) 296-4570
Submit one original for filing. After processing, it will be mailed back to the submitter.
Fax filing is available for an additional $20 fee.