In most cases, any resident of the state you do business in can be a registered agent – they just can’t list a P.O Box as their address.
However, your company’s accountant, lawyer, or any of its corporate officers can also act as the registered agent for your business.
Can you be your own registered agent for an LLC?
Every state requires that a limited liability company have a registered agent when forming or incorporating a business. The registered agent may be either a business or an individual person – and yes, you can be your own registered agent for LLC formation as long as you meet the requirements.
How do I choose a registered agent?
How to Choose a Registered Agent. If you’re forming a corporation or a limited liability company, you’ll need to select a registered agent for your business and provide the agent’s name and address on the formation documents you file with the state. Here’s what you need to know before you choose an agent.
Can registered agent address be business?
A registered agent can either be a business or individual. Because of this, all states require that a company’s registered agent maintain a physical mailing address in the state where the company (or LLC) is registered. A PO Box does not count as a physical mailing address.
Do I have to have a registered agent?
Every U.S. state requires businesses that register with a state as legal entities (LLCs, partnerships, corporations) to have a registered agent. This registered agent, sometimes called a statutory agent or agent of process, must have a business address in the state.