How To Resign As A Registered Agent In Oklahoma
To resign as a registered agent in Oklahoma, you must send written notice of your resignation to the company you had been representing. Then, at least thirty days later, submit a Resignation of Registered Agent form to the Oklahoma Secretary of State, Business Filing Department online, by mail, fax or in-person with $25 for processing.
There are different forms depending on whether the business is domestic or foreign, the entity type (corporation, LLC, LP) and whether a successor agent is being appointed.
Processing time depends on method of submission: online filings are processed immediately, in-person filings are processed the same day if received by 4:30pm and mailed-in filings take 7-10 business days to process but may be expedited to same-day for an additional $25.
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The Steps To Resign As An Oklahoma Registered Agent:
- To resign, the Oklahoma registered agent must send written notice of their resignation to the company they had been representing.
- No less than thirty days later, the agent must submit a Resignation of Registered Agent form and $25 to the Oklahoma Secretary of State online, by mail, fax or in-person.
The Oklahoma registered agent’s resignation becomes effective thirty days after it is filed with the Oklahoma Secretary of State, Business Filing Department unless a later effective date is indicated, which can be no more than ninety days after filing.
Items To Include On The Oklahoma Resignation Of Registered Agent
The following must be on the Oklahoma registered agent’s statement of resignation:
- Business entity
- State/jurisdiction of the entity’s incorporation/organization/formation
- If appointing a successor, provide the name and street address of the new registered agent
- Date that notice of the resignation was sent to the entity
- Last known address of the entity to which the resignation was sent
- Option to indicate a later effective date
- A statement that the agent resigns
- Name and signature of registered agent
- If appointing a successor registered agent, the statement must be signed by both the resigning agent and the president or vice president of the entity, attested to by its secretary or assistant secretary
Oklahoma Registered Agent Resignation FAQ
Must The Registered Agent Notify The Company Before Filing Resignation With Oklahoma?
Yes. The Oklahoma registered agent must provide written notice of their resignation to the company they had been representing at least thirty days before submitting their statement to the Oklahoma Secretary of State.
Is There A Fee To Resign As A Registered Agent In Oklahoma?
Yes. The fee to resign as an Oklahoma registered agent is $25. Payment may be made by check, ACH account, prepaid account with the Oklahoma Secretary of State or credit card (VISA, MasterCard, American Express). Make checks payable to “Oklahoma Secretary of State”.
Can An Oklahoma Registered Agent File Their Resignation Online?
Yes. The Oklahoma registered agent can resign online through the Oklahoma Secretary of State e-filing system.
How Long Does It Take The State To Process An Oklahoma Resignation Of Registered Agent?
If the Oklahoma registered agent submits their resignation online, it will be processed immediately. Documents dropped off in-person are often processed the same day. Standard processing time for a mailed-in filing is 7-10 business days. Mailed-in documents can be expedited to same-day processing for an additional $25, but the Oklahoma Secretary of State must receive your filing by 4:30pm or it will be processed the next business day.
When Does A Registered Agent’s Resignation Become Effective In Oklahoma?
The Oklahoma registered agent’s resignation becomes effective thirty days after it is filed with the Oklahoma Secretary of State unless a later effective date is indicated on the statement, which can be no more than ninety days after filing.
What If The Oklahoma Registered Agent Resigns While The Company Is Still Active?
Corporations and LLCs are required by Oklahoma state law to maintain a registered agent during the life of the company. If an Oklahoma company is without a registered agent, the Secretary of State will notify the company in writing. If the company fails to appoint another registered agent within sixty days of receiving the warning from the Oklahoma Secretary of State, the company can be administratively dissolved. To change registered agents, the Oklahoma company must submit a Change of Registered Agent and/or Office and $25 for processing to the Oklahoma Secretary of State.
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Which Oklahoma Agency Does The Registered Agent Send Their Resignation To?
Submit the Oklahoma agent’s resignation and $25 online, by mail, fax or in-person to:
Oklahoma Secretary of State
Business Filing Department
421 N.W. 13th St., Suite 210
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73103
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