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Register a Foreign Nonprofit in Utah

To register a foreign nonprofit in the State of Utah, you must file an Application for Authority to Conduct Affairs for a Foreign Corporation with the Utah Department of Commerce Division of Corporations and Commercial Code. You can submit this document by mail, by fax, in person, or online. The Application for Authority to Conduct Affairs for a Foreign Corporation for a Utah foreign nonprofit corporation costs $30 to file (or $35 with a fax confirmation). Below, we cover the most frequently asked questions about how to file the Application for Authority to Conduct Affairs for a Foreign Corporation and register a foreign nonprofit in Utah. Or, you can simply sign up for our Utah Foreign Nonprofit service, and we’ll take care of your registration ourselves!

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How do I register my foreign non-profit corporation in Utah?

File the Application for Authority to Conduct Affairs for a Foreign Corporation with the Utah Department of Commerce Division of Corporations and Commercial Code. Include a Certificate of Good Standing dated within 60 days of your application date. You can file online, by mail, fax, or in person.

What kind of information is required on the South Dakota Certificate of Authority?

Include the following on the form:

  • Nonprofit corporation name.
  • Registered agent information.
  • Names and addresses of the nonprofit’s directors and officers.
  • Nonprofit Corporation’s purpose.
  • A Certificate of Good Standing from the nonprofit’s home state, dated within 60 days of the filing.

How much does it cost to qualify a foreign non-profit in Utah?

The filing fee is $30, plus an optional $5 if you want your filing confirmed by fax. If you want an expedited filing, you can include an additional $75. If filing by mail or fax, you can pay with a credit card by including your card number on a cover sheet submitted with your formation documents.

How long does it take Utah to process my filing?

Online: 2 business days.
Normal processing: around 14 business days.
Expedited processing: 2 business days.

Does Utah require any paperwork from my home state?

Yes. With the certificate of authority application, you need to attach a Certificate of Good Standing dated within 60 days of your application date.

How many directors are required to sign the Certificate of Authority?

No directors are required to sign, but the names and addresses of each director and officer is required on the form.

Who needs to sign the Certificate of Authority?

Anyone authorized by the nonprofit corporation to sign the formation documents.

Does my registered agent need to sign the Certificate of Authority?

No.

Will I need a registered agent in Utah?

Yes. When you hire Northwest Registered Agent as your registered agent in Utah, it’s a flat yearly rate of $125, you’ll have an online account that tracks your report due dates, which states you’re registered in, when your yearly service with us is up, and any documents we receive locally for you are uploaded into your account immediately for complete viewing. If or when you get served with a lawsuit, we can email up to four people and your attorney at the same time for real time complete viewing of a lawsuit. You’ll receive annual report reminders. It’s the same price every year, and there are no weird fees or cancellation fees. You’ll also see all the prepopulated forms and specific filing instructions on the thank you page in your online account.

Do foreign non-profit corporations need to file annual reports in Utah?

Yes. Annual reports for foreign nonprofit corporations in Utah are due by the organization’s anniversary date. You can file online, by mail, or by fax. The filing fee is $10.

State of Utah contact info:

Utah Division of Corporations and Commercial Code
Box 146705
Salt Lake City, UT
84114-6705
Phone: (801) 530-4849
Website: corporations.utah.gov/

Additional Nonprofit Resources:

Utah Charity Registration

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