Registering Your Company as Foreign Entity in Arizona
If your company is registered outside of Arizona it is required to obtain a certificate of authority before transacting business in the state.
This process is called "Foreign Qualification", and it involves filing Application for Authority with the Arizona Corporation Commission.
To approve foreign qualification application Arizona Corporation Commission requires certificate of good standing or its equivalent from the home state. The certificate must be current within 60 days. Keep in mind, foreign entity is required to appoint and maintain a registered agent in Arizona on file at all times in order to be in good standing.
The filing process with Arizona Corporation Commission could take 6-7 weeks, with expedited option of 9 business days available for extra fee. Applicants should also allow additional time for obtaining the certificate of good standing from their home state.
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Forming Foreign Entity in Another State:
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- North Dakota