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Vermont Registered Agent

We’re Just Not Annoying®

What is a Vermont registered agent?

A Vermont resident or company that maintains a physical address in the state and is willing to accept legal documents on behalf of a business. We scan and upload those documents at our office in Shelburne, VT so you can view them immediately.

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Real Time Service

Instantly talk to our Corporate Guides™ or use your online account where you’ll find:

  • Docs we get for you
  • Vermont business forms to file
  • Vermont filing tips
  • Vermont company management system
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No Surprises

With Northwest Registered Agent, what you see is what you get. We offer:

  • Same price every year
  • No extra fees
  • No up-sells
  • WE will be your registered agent
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Vermont Registered Agent Service $125 Total

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Vermont Registered Agent Service Includes

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Fast Service

Orders Filed Same Day

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Address Security

Use Our Address, Not Yours

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365 Days Of

Premium Registered Agent Service

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Corporate Guide™ Service

We Help Navigate Business Maintenance

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Local Document Scans

Real-Time Notifications

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Full Privacy

Ready To Protect Your Assets

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Secure, Online

Client Portal & Instant Service

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Annual Report

Reminders & Compliance Notifications

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Bank Account Approved

Documents & Forms

What do Vermont registered agents do?

Your Vermont registered agent should provide tools to help you maintain your business. Vermont registered agents must have a physical address in Vermont. Be open during normal business hours. Accept important legal documents on your business’ behalf—and get them to you.

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Why do I need a Vermont registered agent?

  • All businesses registered with the state must appoint a registered agent.
  • The Vermont Secretary of State’s Corporation’s Division will reject your filing if you do not appoint one.
  • So that the state and the general public have a reliable way to contact your Vermont business with legal notices and other types of official mail.

Note: The Vermont Secretary of State sometimes calls registered agents “process agents,” especially in reference to LLCs. Both terms mean the same thing.

What makes Northwest different from other registered agent websites?

Big Data. You shouldn’t trust just anyone with your private details. But we don’t store your credit card. We don’t sell your data to others to make extra money. And we test our systems frequently to make sure your data is safe.

This is serious! We do things a little differently here. We are a medium size registered agent service. What this means for you is that we  have offices in every state, but we aren’t so huge that we get more notices than we can handle each day. so we are the only national registered agent service that scans and uploads your  documents to your online account in real time. No delays. No forwarding fees. We receive your documents at our office in Shelburne, VT and you get notified to login and view them  immediately. Our notification system is designed to make sure you actually see your documents.

Privacy. You should make this decision carefully.  Our stringent privacy practices and in-house data security professionals keep your data private. We stress test our own systems regularly, and we prosecute people who try to hack us. Our staff is specially trained not to give out your personal or business details.

Collections. We talk to new clients all the time  who are looking for a registered agent who won’t charge them outrageous fees for everything from forwarding documents, to late payment fees . We don’t send our clients to collections. If you don’t pay us, we simply assume you no longer want our service. Our trademarked slogan is “We’re Just Not Annoying.” This is our entire company policy.

We obviously think pretty highly of ourselves, but this is all we do. We know you have options. But we think we provide the best service out there. we have spent years focusing on offering the most efficient and high quality registered agent service. Meanwhile, our competitors have chosen to focus  on building armies of salespeople. Now, they make an awful lot of money, but that business model is not for us. We care about what we do, so our clients are never just a number.

How do I change my Vermont registered agent?

It costs $25 to file a change of agent form for your Vermont registered agent. The Vermont change of registered agent form is in your online account after you sign up with us.

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Why Do I Need Northwest As My Registered Agent?

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State law requires all legitimate, registered businesses to appoint one.

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The secretary of state will reject your business filing if you don’t appoint a registered agent.

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A registered agent requirement gives the public and the state a reliable way to contact your business.

Why your life will be better if you hire us:

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Vermont business filings can be confusing. Most people struggle with their business filings. We do this every day and we can help! We provide all the forms, filing instructions, and tips you may need in your online account immediately after sign up.

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This is only the beginning. Corporations, LLCs, and non-profits registered in Vermont have to file an annual report in order to stay in good standing. You may file the report online or print the form and mail it. The due date for corporations and LLCs is based on your fiscal year end. For non-profits, the report is due April 1st every other year. Since this can get confusing (especially when you are registered in multiple different states) we provide annual report reminders. You will always have a heads up when your report is due.

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Free tools. Not only do we provide all the forms, information, and reminders you need to stay compliant with  the state, we also give you access to our own templates for  annual meetings, amendments, etc. You only have to input your data once and we  use it to  prepopulate the forms for your use, for free!

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Just call us! Don’t hesitate to give us a call. We can answer any questions you have about forming a Vermont business entity. You’ll never get a sales person on the other end, because we don’t have any!

Who needs a registered agent in Vermont?

Anyone forming a Vermont limited liability company or a corporation in Vermont.

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Where Is Northwest’s Vermont Registered Office?

We accept and scan all of our Vermont clients’ documents on-site at our registered office in Shelburne, VT.

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How do I get my service of process from you?

When a process servicer delivers service of process for your business, we sign for it and immediately scan and upload it to your online account. Then we notify you that you should log into securely view the document. For more information on how we provide real time service, check out our Registered Agent Infographic.

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Can I Have My Business Mail Delivered To Your Vermont Office?

  • We want to help if possible, but we don’t want all of your business’ mail.
  • Since your business is not on the lease at our address, the postal service might not deliver mail addressed to your business only.
  • As your registered agent in Vermont, certified mail and official notices come addressed to us.
  • If we do get some of your regular mail, though, we’ll scan it to your online account in real time.

Should I hire a registered agent in Vermont before or after I do my filing?

Sign up for registered agent service first and then do your business registration filing with the secretary of state. The state won’t allow you to form an LLC or corporation without a registered agent. Plus, you’ll find all the forms and instructions you need to complete your filing instantly after you sign up.

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What are the requirements for Vermont registered agents?

According to the Vermont state code (11A V.S.A. § 5.01), a registered agent must:

  • Be able to accept legal documents.
  • Have a physical, registered office address located within the state. No P.O. Boxes.
  • A VT registered agent must be a Vermont resident or a business that provides registered agent services.

How do I search for a Vermont company’s registered agent?

  • You can do a Vermont business name search on the state’s website
  • Type in the company name you are trying to look up.
  • Look at the VT registered agent name and registered office street address.

NOTE: If you want to legally notify someone through their Vermont registered agent service, just send a certified letter directly to the registered agent name and registered office address.

How To Order Vermont Registered Agent Service:

STEP 1

You sign up online at the top right corner of this page.

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We’ll become your Vermont registered agent service after you make your business registration filing.

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We collect the first year’s fee for registered agent service up front.

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About a year later, we’ll send an invoice for another year of Vermont registered agent service. If you want to keep using us, great; if you don’t, you can easily cancel.

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It’s easy to add registered agent services in other states if your business expands.

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We make your account a real go-to resource for you, not just for Vermont registered agent service or paying a bill, but for keeping up with Vermont corporate paperwork formalities.

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Info your VT registered agent should help you know and understand:

Domestic corporations cost $125 to file.

Foreign corporation Certificate of Authority costs $125.

Domestic and foreign LLCs cost $125 to file.

Domestic and foreign LLCs and corporations all require a registered agent in Vermont.

All filings need to have original inked signatures on them. They will take about 5-7 days to get filed, and there’s no expedite option. There is no fax filing or online filing. You need to mail the filing in. Your registered agent in Vermont does not need to sign the filing.

All corporations and LLCs that are taxed as a partnership, S-corp, or C-corp, have to pay a minimum $200 a year fee to the department of revenue. If you are a single member LLC taxed as a sole proprietor, you can avoid this tax.

Foreign entities wishing to qualify to do business in Vermont need a certificate of good standing from their home state of incorporation dated within 30 days, and it needs to be an original. If you do not know what this is, or don’t want to deal with it, you can hire Northwest Registered Agent to get this for you, or look in our resources menu.

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