Are you currently serving as a Utah registered agent, but no longer wish to fulfill this position?
The state of Utah has a simple process for resigning as a registered agent, but you should be aware of the relevant rules and regulations before you attempt to do so. In this guide, we’ll tell you everything you need to know to resign as a registered agent in Utah.
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How to Resign as a Registered Agent in Utah
If you no longer wish to serve as a registered agent for a Utah corporation, limited liability company (LLC), limited partnership, limited liability partnership, or business trust, there’s one simple form you’ll need to fill out.
The document which resigning agents must submit is the Registered Agent Resignation form. To complete it, you’ll need to include:
- The correct name of the business
- The entity number of the business
- The resigning registered agent’s name
- The registered agent file number (if applicable)
- Name and address of the individual to whom notice was sent
- The reigning agent’s signature
The document may be completed here as a PDF. Afterwards, the original document and two copies must be either mailed, faxed, or delivered in person to the Utah Division of Corporations and Commercial Code using the following details:
Hever M. Wells Building
160 E 300 S, 1st Floor
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Utah Division of Corporations & Commercial Code
PO Box 146705
Salt Lake City Utah 84114-6705
Fax: (801) 530-6438
There is no filing fee to submit a Registered Agent Resignation form. The document usually processes in 3-10 business days, but you may choose to pay an additional $75.00 to expedite the processing.
Lastly, after filing the Registered Agent Resignation form with the Utah Division of Corporations & Commercial Code, it is the resigning agent’s responsibility to furnish the business entity with written notice of the resignation. The notice must include the date on which the official document was filed with the Utah Department of Commerce.
The process for resigning as a registered agent for a Utah business entity is quite simple, but it’s very important that you complete these steps accurately.
You certainly don’t want to make a mistake that leads to your resignation not being processed correctly, because registered agents are liable for failure to fulfill their responsibilities. We hope this article answered any questions you had about resigning as a registered agent in Utah!