ABOUT YOUR REGISTERED AGENT IN ILLINOIS
Okay, here’s the scoop about registered agent service in Illinois.
Explain it to me; what is a registered agent?
A registered agent, otherwise known as a statutory agent, is an entity with a physical presence in the state of Illinois who is responsible for receiving legal notices on your behalf. Your registered agent is required to be available and present during normal business hours.
Sum it up for me, who can be a registered agent?
Your Illinois registered agent should be a business entity or individual who is a lawful citizen of the state. They ought to be available to receive legal documents during standard business hours. Illinois registered agents must furnish a legal, physical address within the state.
How does my business benefit from having an Illinois registered agent?
Businesses in Illinois benefit in several ways by designating a registered agent. First and foremost, nominating a registered agent keeps your business in compliance with Illinois state code. Having registered-agent.net as your Illinois registered agent, as soon as you are sent any legal notification, service of process, annual report notification or letter – we accept those in your place. Momentarily, we’re uploading your documents into your online account. You’ll get an instant notice of any documents we upload into your registered agent account. In addition, we also keep track of your Illinois filing due dates and email you reminders with how-to links so you can send in your paperwork ahead of schedule with the Illinois Secretary of State.
What types of business entities are required to have a Registered Agent in Illinois?
An LLC in Illinois, out of State LLC, an Illinois corporation, a foreign corporation, a non-profit organization or corporation, a limited partnership, a limited liability partnership, or any other Illinois business entity is required to have a registered agent in Illinois and an Illinois registered office listed.