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Registered Agent In West Virginia Info

Okay, here’s the scoop about finding a registered agent in West Virginia.

What is a registered agent?

A registered agent, also known as a resident agent, is an individual located in West Virginia who is responsible for receiving legal service of process for you. Your registered agent must be present and available during typical business hours.

What are the restrictions or requirements I should know about my resident agent?

There are only a few restrictions regarding who can be your registered agent in West Virginia. Specifically, the person or entity acting as your registered agent needs to be located and available at an official street address within West Virginia during typical business hours. They will be responsible to accept all tax-related and legal documents, annual report forms, litigation (service of process) documents, etc., for you. It is crucial that you appoint a reputable company, like when you’re choosing your registered agent.

How can I designate my registered agent?

Usually you would designate your registered agent as part of your business formation documents; your articles of organization or articles of incorporation. If you’re just forming your company, we can help you with that. If you already selected a registered agent but you’re shopping around for a better fit, we can lend a hand with that too. Of course, whether you’re starting or need to make a change, the easiest method is to sign up for our West Virginia registered agent service.

What types of businesses are required to have a Registered Agent in West Virginia?

A West Virginia LLC, out of State LLC, a West Virginia corporation, an out of State corporation, a non-profit corporation or organization, a limited partnership, a limited liability partnership, or any other West Virginia business is required to have a registered agent in West Virginia and a West Virginia registered office listed.