How to Change Your Commercial Registered Office Provider (CROP) in Pennsylvania
To change your commercial registered agent in Pennsylvania, you must complete and file a Change of Registered Office with the Pennsylvania Department of State, Corporations Bureau and Charitable Organizations. The form can be filed online or by mail and costs $5 to file. When you hire Northwest to be your new commercial registered agent, we’ll file your Pennsylvania Change of Registered Office for you and pay the state filing fee.
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Steps to Changing Your Pennsylvania Commercial Registered Agent
If you would like to change your commercial registered agent in Pennsylvania, you will need to complete the following three general steps:
- Select a new Pennsylvania commercial registered agent. If you hire Northwest as your 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 commercial registered agent that you’re moving on.
- Complete and submit your Pennsylvania Change of Registered Office to the Pennsylvania Department of State, Corporation Bureau.
What are the options and different ways you can change your Pennsylvania registered agent?
The state refers to a Pennsylvania registered agent as Commercial Registered Office Provider (CROP). All corporations, both for profit and nonprofit, may change registered office providers by sending the completed Change of Registered Office (15 Pa. C.S. 1507-8506) form to the Pennsylvania Department of State, Corporation Bureau, by mail, in person, or online. Domestic Limited Partnerships use the same form to change CROP. A Limited Liability Company uses Certificate of Change of Registered Office Limited Liability Company (DSCB: 15-8906). The registered agent provider does not sign the form.
To ensure your former agent’s service and obligations come to a full stop, check out our Pennsylvania registered agent resignation page.
Changing Your Pennsylvania Commercial Registered Agent FAQs
How much does it cost to change your commercial registered office provider in Pennsylvania?
The Change of Registered Office costs $5 to file online or by mail.
Switch your registered agent to Northwest, and you’ll see a pre-populated Change of Registered Office 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 for you. It’s that simple! Sign up now!
Not a domestic entity? No problem! We’ll file your Amendment of Foreign Registration ($250) on your behalf for just $190. That’s a $60 savings. Sign up now!
How long does it take the state to process and complete the change of registered office provider in Pennsylvania?
Normal processing time to change your Pennsylvania registered agent is about one week and expedited service generally means your document will be processed in one day.
Pennsylvania Department of State contact information:
Pennsylvania Department of State
206 North Office Building
Commonwealth Avenue & North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Customer Service: (717) 787-1057
Fax: (717) 783-2244
What form do you file to change your registered office provider in Pennsylvania?
To change the registered agent service in Pennsylvania:
The Pennsylvania Change of Registered Office (DSCB: 15-1507-8506)form is used for all corporations and domestic limited partnership.
Certificate of Change of Registered Office LLC (DSCB: 15-8906) form is used for all limited liability companies.
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We have a team of Pennsylvania experts that know the in-and-outs of all business filings and what the Pennsylvania Department of State requires. As your commercial 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 Office form and pay your filing fee, all in less than a business day.
- Instant registered agent services annual price: $125.
- Instant Pennsylvania forms located directly in your online account to make a filing in Pennsylvania.
- 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™.