North Dakota Registered Agent

Every formal business entity in North Dakota (LLCs, corporations, etc.) is required by state law to appoint a registered agent. North Dakota registered agents accept service of process on behalf of the business to which they’ve been appointed to serve. In lay terms, that means North Dakota registered agents are who receives notice of a lawsuit when a business entity like an LLC or corporation is sued. That is their primary purpose, but it’s not a North Dakota registered agent’s only duty. Registered agents in North Dakota also receive annual reports, tax notifications, and other important mail from the state.

In short, North Dakota registered agents are a North Dakota business entity’s official point of contact.

North Dakota’s Registered Agents Act

North Dakota registered agents’ statutory duties are laid out in the state’s Registered Agents Act. Many other states have adopted versions of this model act. The act stipulates that in order to be a registered agent, an individual or company must:

  • Have an actual street address or rural route box number in North Dakota where service of process can be physically delivered. No P.O. boxes or virtual offices. Someone must sign for and accept the service of process.
  • Keep the commercial or non-commercial registered agent’s information on file with the North Dakota Secretary of State updated.
  • Forward any service of process, notice, or demand accepted on the behalf of a North Dakota entity to that entity.

North Dakota registered agents can choose to list themselves with the state as a commercial registered agent, however, there is no mandate or requirement that the registered agent do so.

How to Be a North Dakota Registered Agent

By studying the North Dakota Registered Agents Act, the following becomes apparent: to be a North Dakota registered agent, the primary requirement is that you have a physical address where you can accept service of process on behalf of a business entity. Additionally, North Dakota registered agents must also forward any notice, demand, or service of process accepted on behalf of a business entity to that business entity. To be a registered agent in North Dakota, you must be available during regular business hours at the registered office, as designated on state filings.

North Dakota Registered Agent Service Overview

When you hire Registered Agents Inc. for North Dakota registered agent service, or in any other state, we’ll do more than just fulfill our basic registered agent duties, as prescribed by the state.

Whether you hire us for your own company or for your clients’ companies, each registered agent service order includes:

  • A Secure, Online Account
    When we receive any notification or service of process on behalf of a business entity in North Dakota, we’ll scan an upload the document from our local office to the client’s online account. Clients are able track and view every notification and reminder we’ve ever sent them in their online account, which they can access from anywhere they have an internet connection.
  • Immediate Alerts
    Unlike other national registered agent providers, we don’t forward documents to scanning hubs where documents are then scanned and uploaded. We scan and upload from the office where we received a client’s documents. That saves time (scans sent minutes after we receive a document), reduces errors (we leave no document behind), and ensures the client knows the accurate status of their business (if your business is named in a lawsuit, you’ll know as soon as we do).
  • Intuitive Technology
    Clients will not need a webinar or in-house consultation to use registered agent notification system. Through years of modifications and high-level design, we’ve created an easy-to-use and efficient notification system that will leave no client in the dark.
  • A National Network
    As a national registered agent, every client account includes access to every North Dakota form a business may need to file. Also, if a client needs to add coverage in a new state, we have them covered.
  • Smart Customer Service
    Any client that requires help will be able to talk to our skilled and knowledgeable customer service agents. We strive to be the best in the business.

How to Change Registered Agents in North Dakota

Changing registered agents in North Dakota is almost as simple as it is inexpensive. To change your North Dakota registered agent, complete the Commercial or Noncommercial Registered Agent/Office Statement of Change form and file it with the North Dakota Secretary of State by mail, fax, or in person. You’ll need to include the following information:

  • Business name
  • Current registered agent name and address
  • New registered agent name and address
  • Filer’s name and signature

It will cost $10 to file the statement of change with the secretary of state. The state will likely take a thirty days to process the statement of change.

Why North Dakota Registered Agents are Important

North Dakota registered agents are responsible for receiving and forwarding some of a business entity’s most private documents. Some business owners might consider North Dakota’s registered agent requirement a nuisance, but at Registered Agents Inc. we take our responsibility serious and do our best to make a statutory requirement an invaluable service.

With every Registered Agents Inc. order in North Dakota, each client will sensational registered agent service in North Dakota. This is why clients choose us:

  1. Experience
    We’re one of the largest registered agent service providers in North Dakota. Registered agent service is our business—every day, all day.
  2. Reliability
    Through high-class design and experience, we have been able to eliminate errors from our systems. Your documents will not be lost and you will know when we accept any communication on your company’s behalf.
  3. Speed
    We scan your legal documents to you in real time from our North Dakota registered office. If you hire us for service in another state, we’ll scan and upload document from our registered office in that state. We’re everywhere your business needs us to be.
  4. Quality Address
    Our addresses are commercial offices focused purely on registered agent service.
  5. Quality Service
    Our prices will always be competitive and Registered Agents Inc. is and will always be the premium choice.

Registered Agents Inc. is the nation’s premier provider of North Dakota registered agent service. Whether you’re a law firm seeking high-end registered agent service for your clients, or small business seeking the ability to expand or launch a company in North Dakota, Registered Agents Inc. is the right registered agent agent for you.