South Dakota Registered Agents
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Registered Agent Service in South Dakota
Every formal business entity in South Dakota (LLCs, corporations, LPs, LLPs, etc.) is required by state law to appoint a registered agent. South 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 South 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 South Dakota registered agent’s only duty. Registered agents in South Dakota also receive annual reports, tax notifications, and other important mail from the state.
In short, South Dakota registered agents are a South Dakota business entity’s official point of contact.
South Dakota’s Model Registered Agents Act
South Dakota registered agents’ statutory duties are laid out in the state’s Model Registered Agents 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 South Dakota where service of process can be physically delivered. No P.O. boxes or virtual offices.
- Keep the registered agent’s information on file with the South Dakota Secretary of State updated.
- Forward any service of process or other notice accepted on the behalf of a South Dakota entity to that entity.
South Dakota registered agents can choose to list themselves as a commercial registered agent, however, there is no mandate or requirement that the registered agent do so. A person or entity may just as well choose to be a noncommercial registered agent.
How to Be a South Dakota Registered Agent
By studying the South Dakota Registered Agents Act, the following becomes apparent: to be a South 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, South Dakota registered agents must also forward any notice, demand, or service of process accepted on behalf of a business entity to that business entity.
South Dakota Registered Agent Service Overview
When you hire Registered Agents Inc. for South 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 South 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 South 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 South Dakota
Changing registered agents in South Dakota is almost as simple as it is inexpensive. Especially if you file online. You also have the option to complete the Statement of Change of Registered Office or Registered Agent form and file it with the South Dakota Secretary of State. You’ll need to include the following information on the form:
- Business name
- Business ID number
- Current registered agent name and address
- New registered agent name and address
- Commercial registered agent ID number
- Filer’s name and signature
It costs $10 to file a statement of change with the secretary of state. The change will be processed in two days. You may pay $50 extra for same day processing.
Why South Dakota Registered Agents are Important
South Dakota registered agents are responsible for receiving and forwarding some of a business entity’s most private documents. Some business owners might consider South 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 South Dakota, each client will sensational registered agent service in South Dakota. This is why clients choose us:
We’re one of the largest registered agent service providers in South Dakota. Registered agent service is our business—every day, all day.
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.
We scan your legal documents to you in real time from our South 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.
- Quality Address
Our addresses are commercial offices focused purely on registered agent service.
- Quality Service
Our prices will always be competitive and Registered Agents Inc. is and will always be the premium choice.
Registered Agents Inc. provides premium registered agent service in South Dakota. Whether you’re expanding your business or just getting started, Registered Agents Inc. will help your business stay in good standing. All clients receive secure, online accounts, fast filings, and real-time document notification and uploads.