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How to change your registered agent in Missouri

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MISSOURI SECRETARY OF STATE CHANGE OF REGISTERED AGENT REQUIREMENTS AND OPTIONS

What are the options and different ways you can change your Missouri registered agent?

You may now change your Missouri registered agent online via the Missouri Secretary of State’s website. Just use the online filing option to amend your articles. You will need a credit card to pay the filing fee.

Another option is to provide the completed Statement of Change of Registered Agent and/or Registered Office (Corp. 59) form, to the Secretary of State by mail, by fax or in person. The Registered Agent needs to sign the Statement of Change of Registered Agent form – or they may attach a separate, originally executed written consent to the form in lieu of the signature. You can file by mail or fax.

There is no option to change your Missouri registered agent at the same time if you file your annual report online. You would want to file both the report and an amendment online. Or you can always make the change by filing the paper annual report form.

You can send in your annual report by mail, or you can fax it into the state after your registered agent crosses out the old agent information and signs the new form. The downside to changing your Missouri registered agent when filing your annual report by mail or fax is this: the net cost is higher by $15.

Change Missouri Registered Agent Online?

Yes.

Change Missouri Registered Agent with Annual Report?

Yes, if filing by paper. Must be filed separately if you’re filing online.

Form required: “Corp. 59” – Statement of Change of Registered Agent and/or Registered Office

Fax: Yes, See below
Mail: Yes, See below

Are original signatures needed?

Not necessarily, our pre-populated form works and is immediately available in your online account when you choose us as your Missouri registered agent service.

How much does it cost to change your registered agent in Missouri?

Changing your Missouri registered agent online costs $25.

If you file the paper form, there is a $10 fee required to change your registered agent in Missouri. Switch your registered agent to Northwest, and you’ll see the pre-populated change of agent form in your online account immediately. Fill it out with your company info, sign it, and email or mail it to us, and we’ll get it filed with the state for you. It’s that simple!

Don’t want to pay the change of agent fee? Switch your Missouri registered agent to Northwest, and we’ll pay the change of agent fee to make the switch! Just sign up for our Missouri registered agent service. You’ll see the pre-populated change of agent form in your online account right away. Fill in the blanks with your company info, sign it, and email or mail it to us, and we’ll get it filed with the state. It really is that simple!

How long does it take the state to process and complete the change of registered agent in Missouri?

Online filings are completed in one day. Paper filing options take a little longer.

PROCESSING METHOD ESTIMATED TIME TO PROCESS
Normal Processing: 4-7 working days, plus additional time for return mailing.
Fax Processing: 4-7 working days, plus additional time for return mailing. (In our experience, faxing to a regional office results in quicker processing times.)
In-Person Processing: 1-2 working days sometimes same day, plus additional time for return mailing.
Expedite Processing: Not available, for fastest processing without a personal trip – fax your paperwork to one of the regional offices – see below.

Once processed, you will receive a confirmation copy of the change by mail. You will also be able to print a copy directly from their website.

Missouri Secretary of State contact information:

Jefferson City
James C. Kirkpatrick State Information Center
PO Box 778
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0778
or
600 W Main St.
Missouri State Information Center, Room 322
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: (537) 751-4153
Toll Free 1-866-223-6535
Website: http://www.sos.mo.gov

St Louis
U.S. Customs House & Old Post Office Building
815 Olive Street, Suite 210
St Louis, MO 63101
(314) 340-7490
Fax: (314) 340-7500

Kansas City
State Office Bldg Ste 513
615 E 13th St
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 889-2925
Fax: (816)-889-2879

Springfield
State Office Bldg Ste 624
149 Park Central Sq
Springfield, MO 65806
(417) 895-6330

What form do you file to change your registered agent in Missouri?

Statement of Change of Registered Agent and/or Registered Office

The Missouri form, “Corp. 59” – also titled – “Statement of Change of Registered Agent and/or Registered Office” is in your online account immediately and prepopulated with our info, as soon as you sign up for Missouri registered agent service with Northwest.

Registered Agent Missouri Service Includes:

  1. Instant registered agent services annual price: $125.
  2. Instant Missouri forms located directly in your online account to make a filing in Missouri.
  3. State resources in your registered agent service account, with self-filing instructions to help you.
  4. We send multiple annual report reminders, and you can also track your due dates in your online account.
  5. We locally scan ‘service of process’ and all documents to you in real-time for no added cost.
  6. And, most importantly…We’re just not annoying™.
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