How Do I Change My Registered Agent in Colorado?
To change your Colorado registered agent, you’ll need to send your Statement of Change form to the Colorado Secretary of State online.
We’ll help you with the steps to change your registered agent.
Most registered agent services will file this information on your behalf.
Recommended: Northwest ($125/year) will help you file your change of registered agent paperwork and pay the state filing fee.
Changing Colorado Registered Agents
Whether you’re changing to a new registered agent service, your current registered agent has resigned, or you want to be your own designated registered agent, you can follow the steps below to make the change.
Changing Your Registered Agent When Using a Professional Service
If you are hiring a new service, they will file the necessary paperwork for your business entity.
The benefits of using a professional service are:
- Less Risk: A professional service will ensure that you don’t miss important legal documents or notifications (e.g., service of process, etc.).
- More Flexibility: A service will always be present to receive service of process during normal business hours so that you don’t have to be.
- Privacy: If you act as your own agent, your name and address will become public record. Using a service will help keep your information private. You’ll also avoid receiving lawsuit-related documents in front of your clients.
- Peace of mind: Using a service allows you to focus on running and growing your business.
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Changing Your Registered Agent Online
You can complete and submit a Statement of Change online via the Colorado Secretary of State website. The steps for this process include:
- Search for your company’s record online and select your company.
- Confirm that you are authorized to make changes to the company’s records.
- Select “Statement of Change” and then “Statement of Change Changing the Registered Agent Information.”
- Fill in the form and submit.
- Enter payment information.
You can pay this fee by credit card. For full instructions, read the Statement of Change instructions.
It costs $10 to change your Colorado agent when filing a Statement of Change with the Secretary of State. This fee applies to limited liability companies, corporations, and all other formal business entities.
Yes, you can be your own agent so long as you are 18 years of age or older, possess a physical address in Colorado, and are available to carry out registered agent responsibilities (e.g., receiving service of process) during regular business hours.