Are you currently serving as a Wyoming registered agent, but no longer wish to fulfill this position?
The state of Wyoming 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 Wyoming.
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How to Resign as a Registered Agent in Wyoming
If you no longer wish to serve as a registered agent for a Wyoming corporation, limited liability company (LLC), limited partnership, limited liability partnership, or business trust, there’s one simple form you’ll need to fill out.
Depending on whether the resigning agent plans to appoint a successor as a replacement, the necessary form will be either the Statement of Resignation of Registered agent with no successor or the Statement of Resignation of Registered Agent with an appointed successor. If you are not appointing a replacement, the document will require the following information:
- A brief statement outlining the resignation
- The date on which written notice was furnished to the represented entity
- The signature and contact information of the resigning registered agent
Neither document has a filing fee. After completion, the document may be either mailed or faxed to the Wyoming Secretary of State using the following information:
Wyoming Secretary of State
2020 Carey Avenue, Suite 700
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0020
Conveniently, there is no filing fee to submit a registered agent resignation in the state of Wyoming.
It is the resigning registered agent’s responsibility to give notice to the represented business entity before the resignation is submitted to the Wyoming Secretary of State. By filing the Statement of Resignation of Registered Agent, the resigning agent certifies that the appropriate individual affiliated with the business entity has been informed of the change.
The process for resigning as a registered agent for a Wyoming 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 Wyoming!