Register a Foreign Nonprofit in New Hampshire
To register a foreign nonprofit in the State of New Hampshire, you must file an Application for Registration of a Foreign Nonprofit Corporation with . You can submit this document by mail or online. The Application for Registration of a Foreign Nonprofit Corporation for a New Hampshire foreign nonprofit corporation costs $25 to file. Below, we cover the most frequently asked questions about how to file the Application for Registration of a Foreign Nonprofit Corporation and register a foreign nonprofit in New Hampshire. Or, you can simply sign up for our New Hampshire Foreign Nonprofit service, and we’ll take care of your registration ourselves!
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Does my foreign nonprofit organization need to register to conduct affairs in NH?
Yes. You will file an Application for Registration of a Foreign Nonprofit Corporation.
Is there a fee?
The fee is $25, plus a small service fee if you file online and pay with a credit card.
Will I need a registered agent?
Yes, your foreign nonprofit will need a registered agent in the state of New Hampshire.
What else will I need?
You will need an original, signed Certificate of Existence or Certificate of Good Standing from the original state of your nonprofit’s formation. This certificate must be issued no longer than sixty days of the filing of your application.
Where do I send my application and accompanying documents and fee?
Department of State
107 North Main street
Does my foreign nonprofit need to register as a charity in NH?
Yes, you will need to register with the Attorney General’s Charitable Trust Unit. There is an Application for Registration form you can fill out and send to:
Office of the New Hampshire Attorney General
Charitable Trust Unit
33 Capitol Street
For more information, see our New Hampshire Nonprofit Tax Exemption pages.
Are there any requirements for my forms?
The forms have been made so that you can fill them out on the computer and then print them (if you intend to file by mail). They are to be printed in black ink only.
Do I need to file an annual report for my foreign nonprofit in New Hampshire?
Once you have properly registered your nonprofit in New Hampshire, you may need to file an Annual Report with the New Hampshire Director of Charitable Trusts. You will be contacted by the Charitable Trusts department if your foreign nonprofit will need to file an annual report. You will also need to file the appropriate tax returns for your nonprofit.