Last Updated: June 6, 2024, 10:38 am by TRUiC Team

How Do I Change My Registered Agent in Kansas?

To change your Kansas registered agent, also known as a resident agent, file the Change of Registered Office/Resident Agent form with the Kansas Secretary of State's office.

We’ll help you with the steps to change your registered agent.

Most registered agent service 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.

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Changing Kansas Registered Agents

Whether you’re changing registered agent services, your agent has resigned, or you want to be your own 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 resident agent service, they will file the necessary paperwork for you. 

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 Kansas registered agent 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. Most limited liability companies choose to use a registered agent.
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Changing Your Registered Agent Online

You can complete and submit a Change of Registered Office/Resident Agent form via online filing using the Kansas Secretary of State’s Kansas Business Center website. The steps for this process include:

  1. Find your business entity by searching your business name or state identification number
  2. Confirm that you are authorized to change the registered agent
  3. Select the type of change
  4. Complete and submit the form and payment information

Once you submit your form, the change should appear in the state’s database within an hour or two.

Changing Your Registered Agent By Mail or In Person

To submit a Change of Registered Office/Resident Agent form by mail or in-person download the form from the Kansas Secretary of State website and fill it out.

After completing the form, submit it to the address below:

Mail or In Person:
Kansas Secretary of State
Memorial Hall, 1st Floor
120 S.W. 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612-1594

Filing Fee

The fee is $30 for online filings and $35 for paper filings ($20 for nonprofits). There is an extra $20 fee for filings submitted via fax.

You can pay this fee by check, money order, or credit card. For full instructions, read the change form.


It costs $30 to change your Kansas registered agent when filing a Change of Registered Office/Resident Agent Form online ($35 for paper filings and $20 for nonprofits) with the Secretary of State.

Yes, you can be your own Kansas registered agent so long as you are at least 18 years old, have a physical Kansas address, and are available, in person, every day at that address to receive service of process and other legal documents.

Yes, you can change your Kansas resident agent online. To do so, you must visit the Kansas Business Center website, complete the change form, and pay the fee. 

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