Change Your Massachusetts Registered Agent

View Guide Contents

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 Domestic Corporations:

Agency:Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth
Form:

Change of Registered Agent/Registered Office

Filing method:

Mail, fax, or online.

Agency fee:

$25 for paper or fax filings (no fee if filed electronically)


For Domestic Limited Partnerships:

Agency:Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth
Form:

Foreign/Domestic Change of Resident Agent/Office

Filing method:

Mail, fax, or online.

Agency fee:

$25 for paper or fax filings (no fee if filed electronically)


For Domestic Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth
Form:

Certificate of Appointment of Resident Agent

Filing method:

Mail, fax, or online.

Agency fee:

$10 (no fee if filed electronically)


For Domestic Professional Corporations:

Agency:Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth
Form:

Change of Registered Agent/Registered Office

Filing method:

Mail, fax, or online.

Agency fee:

$25 for paper or fax filings (no fee if filed electronically)


For Domestic Professional Corporations:

Agency:Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth
Form:

Change of Registered Office by Registered Agent

Filing method:

Mail, fax, or online.

Agency fee:

$25 for paper or fax filings (no fee if filed electronically)


For Foreign Corporations:

Agency:Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth
Form:

Statement of Change of Registered Agent/Registered Office

Filing method:

Mail, fax, or online.

Agency fee:

$25 for paper or fax filings (no fee if filed electronically)


For Foreign Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth
Form:

Statement of Change of Registered Agent/Registered Office

Filing method:

Mail, fax, or online.

Agency fee:

$25 for paper or fax filings (no fee if filed electronically)


For Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth
Form:

Foreign/Domestic Change of Resident Agent/Office

Filing method:

Mail, fax, or online.

Agency fee:

$25 for paper or fax filings (no fee if filed electronically)


© 2012 - 2019 Harbor Compliance. All rights reserved. Harbor Compliance does not provide tax, financial, or legal advice. Use of our services does not create an attorney-client relationship. Harbor Compliance is not acting as your attorney and does not review information you provide to us for legal accuracy or sufficiency. Access to our website is subject to our Terms of Use and Service Agreement.