Register a Foreign LLC in Connecticut
To register a foreign LLC in Connecticut, you must file a Connecticut Application for Registration of Limited Liability Company with the Connecticut Secretary of State, Commercial Recording Division. You can submit this document by mail, by fax, or in person. The Application for Registration of Limited Liability Company costs $120 to file. The following guide on registering a foreign LLC in Connecticut answers the most common questions about how to file the Connecticut Application for Registration of Limited Liability Company, but you can also sign up for our Connecticut Foreign LLC service and let Northwest handle the details for you.
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What does it cost to register a foreign LLC in Connecticut?
$120 for normal processing. $50 additional for expedited processing.
How long does it take for the state to process the Connecticut Application for Registration?
Normal Processing: 3 business days, plus additional time for mailing.
In Person Processing: 3 business days, unless paying for expedited processing.
Expedited Processing: 1 day (within 24 hours of filing), plus additional time for mailing.
How will I get verification of registration back from Connecticut?
A Verification Certificate will be sent by mail.
What forms do I file with Connecticut to register my out of state LLC?
Application for Registration of Limited Liability Company form is required. An expedite form and fax form is required if utilizing these services.
What do I need from my home state?
Will I need an Connecticut registered agent for my LLC?
Yes, when you hire Northwest as your registered agent service, it’s a flat rate yearly price of $125 a year, you’ll have an online account that tracks your report due dates, which states you are 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 4 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 pre-populated forms and specific filing instructions on the thank you page, in your online account, and they will be emailed to you immediately upon signing up for 1 year of registered agent service.
Does the Connecticut registered agent need to sign the filing?
How can I file the Connecticut Application for Registration?
By mail, fax or in person.
What is the state agency that accepts the out of state registration?
Connecticut Secretary of State
Commercial Recording Division
30 Trinity Street
PO Box 150470
Hartford, CT 06115-0470
Do the signatures on the Connecticut LLC application need to be original?
Who has to sign the foreign LLC filing?
The form must be executed by an authorized official of the limited liability company.
Are there any weird things about registering in Connecticut?
You must provide a street address (no PO Box) for all members/managers.
County filing or publication is not necessary, unless specifically required by the county in which your registered agent resides.
Are there ongoing Connecticut annual report and/or initial reporting requirements?
The Connecticut annual report is due yearly within the anniversary month that you filed in and can be easily filed online. You will want to be sure to file before the last day of that month.
What about Connecticut taxes?
How do I withdraw a foreign LLC from Connecticut?
If you would like to withdraw a foreign LLC from Connecticut, just file a Cancellation of Registration with the state.
What are your fees?
You’ll need to have an Connecticut registered agent. We charge $125 a year to act as your registered agent in Connecticut. It’s a flat rate, once a year fee, and includes more than other registered agents. Here’s a little more about our registered agent service.
We charge a $100 one-time filing service fee if you would like us to obtain the certificates needed from your home state, and register your company in any state you choose. We have offices in every state and can act as your registered agent and make your filings for you in any state. If you would like to register with multiple states at once, we can usually drop our filing service fee down.