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How To Resign As A Registered Agent In Mississippi

To resign as a registered agent in Mississippi, you must send written notice of your resignation to the principal office of the company from which you are resigning as agent. No more than thirty days later, submit a statement of resignation to the Mississippi Secretary of State, Business Services Division online, by mail or in-person. There is no fee to resign as a Mississippi registered agent, and online filings are usually processed within minutes.

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The Steps To Resign As A Mississippi Registered Agent:

  1. To resign, the Mississippi registered agent must send written notice of their resignation to the principal office of the company they had been representing.
  2. Within thirty days, the agent must file a Statement of Resignation of Registered Agent with the Mississippi Secretary of State, Business Services Division online, by mail or in-person.

The Mississippi registered agent’s resignation is effective as of the 31st day after filing with the Secretary of State or when a new registered agent is appointed, whichever comes first.

If the entity is not dissolving you’ll also need to change your Mississippi registered agent to appoint your new agent. Need a new agent? Check out our registered agent service.

Items To Include On The Mississippi Resignation Of Registered Agent

The following items must be on the Mississippi registered agent’s statement of resignation:

  1. Name of entity
  2. Principal office of the entity to which the resignation was sent
  3. Name of registered agent
  4. A statement that the registered agent resigns
  5. Date
  6. Signature of registered agent

Mississippi Registered Agent Resignation FAQ

Must The Registered Agent Notify The Company Before Filing Resignation With Mississippi?

Yes. The Mississippi registered agent must send written notice of their resignation to each company from which they are resigning at their principal office at least thirty days before submitting their statement to the Secretary of State.

Is There A Fee To Resign As A Registered Agent In Mississippi?

No. There is no fee to resign as a Mississippi registered agent.

Can The Mississippi Registered Agent File Their Resignation Online?

Yes. The resignation of a Mississippi registered agent can be filed online via the Mississippi Secretary of State Y’All Business website. If you do not want to submit the form online, you can complete the form online and then print and mail it to the Secretary of State.

How Long Does It Take The State To Process A Registered Agent Resignation In Mississippi?

A Mississippi registered agent’s resignation filed online will be processed within minutes or at the most within the same day. Mailed-in filings will take considerably longer, but the amount of time is not listed on the Secretary of State website.

When Does A Registered Agent’s Resignation Become Effective In Mississippi?

The Mississippi registered agent’s resignation is effective as of the 31st day after it is filed with the Secretary of State or when a new registered agent is appointed, whichever comes first.

What If The Mississippi Registered Agent Resigns While The Company Is Still Active?

Corporations and LLCs are required by Mississippi state law to maintain a registered agent during the life of the company. If a Mississippi company is without a registered agent for sixty days or more, the company can be administratively dissolved. To change registered agents, file a Statement of Change of Registered Office online with the Mississippi Secretary of State and include $10 for processing.

What’s The Simplest Way To Resign As A Registered Agent In Mississippi?

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Which Mississippi Agency Does The Registered Agent Send Their Resignation To?

Submit the Mississippi registered agent’s resignation online, by mail or in-person to:

Mississippi Secretary of State Online Y’All Business Portal

Mail:

Mississippi Secretary of State
Business Services Division
PO Box 136
Jackson, MS 39205-0136

In-person:

Mississippi Secretary of State
Business Services Division
125 S. Congress St.
Jackson, MS 39201

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