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Register a Foreign Nonprofit in Florida

To register a foreign nonprofit in the State of Florida, you must file an Application by Foreign Not For Profit Corporation for Authorization to Conduct Its Affairs in Florida. You can submit this document by mail or in person. The Application by Foreign Not For Profit Corporation for Authorization to Conduct its Affairs in Florida costs $70 to file. Below, we cover the most frequently asked questions about how to file the Application by Foreign Not For Profit Corporation for Authorization to Conduct Its Affairs in Florida and register a foreign nonprofit in Florida. Or, you can simply sign up for our Florida Foreign Nonprofit service, and we’ll take care of your registration ourselves!

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Download the Application by Foreign Not For Profit Corporation for Authorization to Conduct its Affairs in Florida. Fill out the form and submit it to the state.

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How do I qualify my foreign nonprofit corporation in Florida?

To register a foreign nonprofit in Florida, you file the Application by Foreign Not for Profit Corporation for Authorization to Conduct its Affairs in Florida form and attached cover letter with the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations. Deliver it by mail or in person with a certificate of good standing from the home state and the filing fee.

What is the cost to register a foreign nonprofit in Florida?

The filing fee is $70. Pay with a check or money order.

How long does it take for Florida to process my foreign qualification?

Florida is taking about ten days to process business filings. Foreign businesses cannot file online in Florida.

How current does your certificate of good standing need to be?

90 days.

Will I need a Florida Registered Agent for my foreign nonprofit?

Yes, you will need to name a Florida registered agent with a physical address. If you hire ‘Northwest,’ you will have an online account with the correct form to file already signed and prepopulated with our info. You also get annual report reminders and all documents that we receive for you will be uploaded for you to see immediately.

Does the Florida registered agent have to sign my foreign qualification?

Yes.

How will Florida return my processed filing?

A letter of acknowledgment for your Florida nonprofit registration will be mailed to you for free.

Are there any weird things about qualifying in Florida?

Florida is pretty clear and simple for registering a foreign nonprofit organization.

Are there any annual report requirements for foreign nonprofits in Florida?

Yes, you file your Florida annual report online. It is quick and easy. It is due each year by May 1st and costs $61.25. See our link below. You pay by credit card or create a payment account with a Sunbiz E-file Account.

Florida Department of State
Division of Corporations
P.O. Box 6327
Tallahassee, FL 32314
or walk it in: Florida Department of State
Clifton Building
2661 Executive Center Circle
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Phone:  (850) 245-6052

Additional Resources for Florida Foreign Nonprofits:

Florida Charity Registration

Why us?

Our registered agent service is setting new standards for our industry on a monthly basis.  You’ll have what you need to make the filing yourself in your account, or you can hire us to do the filing for you.

Florida Annual Report Online:

/florida-annual-report.html

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