Registering Your Company as Foreign Entity in New Hampshire
If your company is registered outside of New Hampshire 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 Registration as a Foreign Limited Liability Company form (LLCs), or Application for Certificate of Authority (Corporations) with the New Hampshire Secretary of State.
To approve foreign qualification application New Hampshire Secretary of State 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 New Hampshire on file at all times in order to be in good standing.
The filing process with New Hampshire Secretary of State could take about 7-14 business days, plus additional time for mailing. 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