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Resident Agent and Registered Office
Agency: Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
A registered office and resident agent must be included in the Articles of Incorporation. A resident agent is someone appointed by the corporation to receive any documents, notices, or demands served upon the corporation.
For profit and professional service corporations, the resident agent may be either an individual resident in this state whose business office or residence is identical with the registered office; a domestic corporation or a limited liability company; or a foreign corporation or limited liability company authorized to transact business in this state that has a business office identical with the registered office.
For nonprofit and ecclesiastical corporations, the resident agent may be either an individual resident in this state whose business office is identical with the corporation's registered office, a domestic or domestic business corporation, or a foreign or foreign business corporation authorized to conduct affairs or transact business in this state and having a business office identical with the corporation's registered office.