How to Change Your Registered Agent in Minnesota
To change your registered agent in Minnesota, you must complete and file a Notice of Change of Registered Agent form with the Minnesota Secretary of State, Business Services. The Minnesota Notice of Change must be submitted by mail, in person, or online and costs $35 to file. When you hire Northwest to be your new registered agent, we will file your Minnesota Notice of Change of Registered Agent paperwork for you and pay the state filing fee.
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Steps to Changing Your Minnesota Registered Agent
If you would like to change your registered agent in Minnesota, you will need to complete the following three general steps:
- Select a new Minnesota 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 Minnesota Notice of Change to the Minnesota Secretary of State – Business Services.
What are the options and different ways you can change your Minnesota registered agent?
There are several ways to change your Minnesota registered agent.
The Minnesota Secretary of State (SOS) allows you to change your Minnesota registered agent any time by filing the form in person, by mail, or online.
You can’t just change an entity’s Minnesota registered agent on the annual renewal form; you must include an amendment form and fee. For foreign corporations, include change of agent form and fee with the annual renewal. You can always just file an amendment to change your domestic entity’s Minnesota registered agent.
To ensure your former agent’s service and obligations come to a full stop, check out our Minnesota registered agent resignation page.
Changing Your Minnesota Registered Agent FAQs
How much does it cost to change your registered agent in Minnesota?
It costs $35 to change the Minnesota registered agent for your LLC or domestic corporation.
It costs $50 to change the Minnesota registered agent for a foreign corporation.
There is an additional $10 fee to change your Minnesota registered agent online using Business Express Services.
Don’t want to pay the change of agent fee? Switch your 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 Minnesota?
It takes the SOS about 5-7 business days to process documents. Filed documents are then mailed back to the customer after they have been filed. You should receive the document within 7 to 10 business days after filing.
Online filings are processed in one business day.
Walked in documents are processed while you wait.
With what agency do I file the change of agent form?
Change your registered agent with the Minnesota Secretary of State (SOS). You can file by mail, in person, or online. The Minnesota SOS accepts cash or check for paper filings and check or credit card for electronic filings. Makes checks for fees payable to “MN Secretary of State.”
Deliver change of agent documents to:
Minnesota Secretary of State – Business Services
Retirement Systems of Minnesota Building
60 Empire Drive, Suite 100
Saint Paul, MN 55103
What form do you file to change your registered agent in Minnesota?
File the Notice of Change of Registered Office/Registered Agent with the Minnesota SOS. This form is used to change the Minnesota registered agent for any type of entity. The pre-populated form is already in your online account when you sign up for registered agent service with Northwest.
Expect More From a Registered Agent
We have a team of Minnesota experts that know the in-and-outs of all business filings and what the Minnesota Secretary of State – Business Services 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 Notice of Change of Registered Agent form and pay your filing fee, all in less than a business day.
- Instant registered agent services annual price: $125.
- Instant Minnesota forms located directly in your online account to make a filing in Minnesota.
- 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™.