Change Your California Registered Agent

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Businesses and nonprofits can change their registered agent at any time by filing a form and fee with the state. The process to change agents is similar in most states, but required forms and fees may vary by entity type.

See the information below for entity-specific information on filing a change of agent request.

For Corporations:

Agency:California Secretary of State - Business Programs Division
Notes:

In California a registered agent can only be changed by filing a statement of information online or through the mail. Online filings can only be made during the entity's 6 month filing window.


For Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:California Secretary of State - Business Programs Division
Notes:

In California a registered agent can only be changed by filing a statement of information online or through the mail. Online filings can only be made during the entity's 6 month filing window.


For Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:California Secretary of State - Business Programs Division
Notes:

In California a registered agent can only be changed by filing a statement of information online or through the mail. Online filings can only be made during the entity's 6 month filing window.


For Professional Corporations:

Agency:California Secretary of State - Business Programs Division
Notes:

In California a registered agent can only be changed by filing a statement of information online or through the mail. Online filings can only be made during the entity's 6 month filing window.


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