How to Change Your Registered Agent in Colorado
To change your registered agent in Colorado, you must complete and file a Statement of Change Changing Registered Agent Information form with the Colorado Secretary of State. The Colorado Statement of Change Changing Registered Agent Information form can be submitted online and costs $10 to file. When you hire Northwest to be your new registered agent, we will file your Colorado Statement of Change Changing Registered Agent paperwork for you.
Statement of Change Changing Registered Agent
Change your Colorado Registered Agent by filing a Statement of Change Changing Registered Agent.
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Steps to Changing Your Colorado Registered Agent
If you would like to change your registered agent in Colorado, you will need to complete the following three general steps:
- Select a new Colorado registered agent. If you hire Northwest for our registered agent service, you can just as well stop reading now. We’ll handle the state filing for you and pay your filing fee.
- Notify your former registered agent that you’re moving on.
- Complete and submit your Colorado Statement of Change Changing Registered Agent Information form to the Colorado Secretary of State.
What are the options and different ways you can change your Colorado registered agent?
Most business documents in Colorado are required to be filed online. The two methods used to change your registered agent in Colorado are with the Statement of Change Changing Registered Agent Information or with the Periodic Report, if you are within your periodic reporting period. It must be accomplished online at the Colorado Secretary of State’s Website, business homepage.
To get started, click on the link found below. You will see and click on Changes or Periodic Report. Type in the entity name and click on “Search”, and the website will display the confirmation page where you must click on “Confirm” to verify that you are authorized to make changes or file a periodic report for the business entity. Then you just complete the form with the name and address of your new registered agent in the appropriate fields, and click “Submit”. A Transaction Preview page will allow you to double check your form or report.
After submitting the document to change your Colorado registered agent, the Online Payment page will be displayed for either credit or debit card number or prepaid account information. Only click on “Pay Now” once to avoid multiple charges to your account. After the payment has been processed, the Confirmation page will be displayed for you to print out a copy for your records. You are encouraged to provide an e-mail address on the change form or periodic report. It will not appear on your filed documents, but is the only method of receiving notices from the Colorado Secretary of State.
All Colorado Corporations or LLCs, both foreign and domestic, have a three-month Periodic Report period. It is the yearly quarter in which the business was registered in Colorado. The Colorado Secretary of State will notify you by e-mail at the beginning of the three-month period. If you hire Northwest as your Colorado registered agent service, we will notify you as well when the report is due.
To ensure your former agent’s service and obligations come to a full stop, check out our Colorado registered agent resignation page.
Changing Your Colorado Registered Agent FAQs
How much does it cost to change your registered agent in Colorado?
There is an online fee of $10 to change your registered agent or file a Periodic Report.
Sign up for registered agent service with Northwest and you will find the links for filing your changes in your online account.
How long does it take the state to process and complete the change of registered agent in Colorado?
Documents submitted online for filing with the Colorado Secretary of State are processed immediately.
How do I contact the Colorado Secretary of State
Colorado Secretary of State
1700 Broadway, STE 200
Denver, CO 80290
Phone: (303) 894-2200 & press 2
Fax: (303) 869-4864
What form do you file to change your registered agent in Colorado?
The Colorado online link to Statement of Change Changing Registered Agent Information form is in your online account immediately, if you sign up for Colorado registered agent service with Northwest.
Colorado Secretary of State Website for online filings:
Colorado Online Business Filings Portal
Colorado Secretary of State Fee Schedule:
Colorado SOS Business Filings Fee Schedule
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We have a team of Colorado experts that know the in-and-outs of all business filings and what the Colorado Secretary of State requires. As your registered agent we don’t wait around on any legal correspondence we receive on your behalf, we immediately scan it to your secure online portfolio so you can view it anytime, anywhere. Switch to Northwest Registered Agent today and we will file your Statement of Change Changing Registered Agent Information Form and pay your filing fee, all in less than a business day.
- Instant registered agent services annual price: $125.
- Instant Colorado forms located directly in your online account to make a filing in Colorado.
- State resources in your registered agent service account, with self-filing instructions to help you.
- We send multiple annual report reminders, and you can also track your due dates in your online account.
- We locally scan ‘service of process’ and all documents to you in real-time for no added cost.
- And, most importantly…We’re just not annoying™.