Registering Your Company as Foreign Entity in Kentucky
If your company is registered outside of Kentucky 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 Certificate of Authority with the Kentucky Secretary of State.
To approve foreign qualification application Kentucky Secretary of State does not require any documents from the home state, only the executed Certificate of Authority. Keep in mind, foreign entity is required to appoint and maintain a registered agent in Kentucky on file at all times in order to be in good standing.
The filing process with Kentucky Secretary of State could take 3-5 business days, plus additional time for mailing.
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Our company provides full service in assisting with foreign registration in Kentucky. We will handle all the steps of foreign qualification in Kentucky from obtaining the necessary documents from the home state, to filing all applications with the Kentucky Secretary of State, and making sure the filing is successful.
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Forming Foreign Entity in Another State:
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- North Dakota