How to Change Your Registered Agent in Kansas
To change your registered agent in Kansas, you must complete and file a Change of Registered Agent by Corporation or LLC form with the Kansas Office of the Secretary of State. The Kansas Change of Registered Agent by Corporation or LLC must be submitted by mail and costs $35 for papering filing and $30 for online. There is a fax filing option for an additional $25 fee. When you hire Northwest to be your new registered agent, we will file your Kansas Change of Registered Agent paperwork for you and pay the state filing fee.
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Steps to Changing Your Kansas Registered Agent
If you would like to change your registered agent in Kansas, you will need to complete the following three general steps:
- Select a new Kansas 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 Kansas Change of Registered Agent by Corporation or LLC to the Kansas Secretary of State.
Kansas Secretary of State Change of Resident Agent Requirements and options
In Kansas, the terms registered agent and resident agent are interchangeable.
You can change your Kansas resident agent by filing an amendment or during reinstatement. You can also change your Kansas resident agent at any time by filing a paper change of agent form or filing online.
The forms you need are available on the Kansas Secretary of State (SOS) website or in your client account when you sign up for resident agent service with Northwest. Mail or deliver the form to the SOS and include a check or money order payable to the Kansas Secretary of State’s Office. You may also fax the form to the SOS office.
You can change your registered agent electronically on the Kansas.gov Business Center website. You can get there by going to the SOS website and clicking on “Business Filing Center.” Then you can choose to file the change of registered office or resident agent. You will need the business entity name and/or business entity I.D. number from the SOS. You can pay by credit card or checking account.
To ensure your former agent’s service and obligations come to a full stop, check out our Kansas registered agent resignation page.
Changing Your Kansas Registered Agent FAQs
How much does it cost to change your resident agent in Kansas?
Paper filing fee: $35
Online filing fee: $30
Fax filing the paper form is available for an additional $25 fee.
Don’t want to pay the change of agent fee? Switch your Kansas registered agent to Northwest, and we’ll pay the change of agent fee to switch to us! Just sign up for registered agent service. You’ll see the pre-populated change of agent form in your online account. Fill it out with your company info, sign it, and email or mail it to us, and we’ll get it filed with the state. It’s that simple!
How long does it take the state to process and complete the change of registered agent in Kansas?
Kansas Secretary of State (SOS) document processing for changes to registered agent service usually takes 2-3 business days.
Online filing of documents is immediate.
What form do you file to change your registered agent in Kansas?
If you choose paper filing, submit a Kansas Change of Registered Office or Agent by Corporation or Change of Registered Office or Agent by a Limited Liability Company to the SOS.
Deliver one original for filing. After processing, it will be mailed to the corporation or LLC.
Can I be my own registered agent?
Yes, it is possible to be your own registered agent in Kansas. Note, however, that you’ll need to be available to accept documents during regular business hours, and your name and address will become part of the permanent public record of your business.
What state agency do I file the change of agent with?
Deliver change of agent forms to:
Kansas Office of the Secretary of State
Memorial Hall, 1st Floor
120 S.W. 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612-1594
Phone: (785) 296-4564
Fax: (785) 296-4570
Expect More From a Registered Agent
We have a team of Kansas experts that know the in-and-outs of all business filings and what the Kansas 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 Change of Registered Agent by Corporation or LLC form and pay your filing fee, all in less than a business day.
- Instant registered agent services annual price: $125.
- Instant Kansas forms located directly in your online account to make a filing in Kansas.
- 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™.