Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth


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Contact Information

Physical address:
McCormack Building
One Ashburton Place 17th floor
Boston, MA 2108

Phone: 1-800-392-6090 (within Massachusetts) or 617-727-7030
Fax: 617-742-4528

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: cis@sec.state.ma.us

Corporate Filings

We track the following filings with the Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth in order to provide compliance services to our clients. We share this reference information with the general public as a courtesy. As a registered agent client, you get access to state templates pre-filled with our company information to help you save time looking up information.

Annual Report

Agency:Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth
Form:

Annual Report

Filing Method:

Mail, in-person, or online.

Agency Fee:

$15 for mail, $18.50 for online.

Due:

Annually by November 1.

Law:

M.G.L.A. c180 § 26A (1933); 950 CMR § 106.13

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
Fact Checked:1/11/21

Application for Registration

Agency:Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth
Form:

Foreign Limited Liability Company Application for Registration

Agency Fee:

$500

Law:

M.G.L.A Ch 156C § 48

Certified Copy Requirement:

Certified copies not required.

Certificate of Good Standing Requirement:

Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 60 days.

Fact Checked:3/25/21

Certificate of Good Standing

Agency:Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$12 (This is not a Tax Good Standing)

Notes:

Use the organization search feature to find your entity and order a certificate of good standing.

Fact Checked:3/23/21

Certificate of Registration

Agency:Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth
Form:

Foreign Corporation Certificate of Registration

Agency Fee:

$400

Law:

M.G.L.A Ch 156D § 15.03

Certified Copy Requirement:

Certified copies not required.

Certificate of Good Standing Requirement:

Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 60 days.

Fact Checked:3/25/21

Resident Agent

Agency:Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth
Fact Checked:6/17/15

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