Registering Your Company as Foreign Entity in New Jersey
If your company is registered outside of New Jersey 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 Registration Application and the Public Records Filing with the New Jersey Department of the Treasury.
To approve foreign qualification application New Jersey Department of the Treasury requires certificate of good standing or its equivalent from the home state. The certificate must be current within 30 days. Keep in mind, foreign entity is required to appoint and maintain a registered agent in New Jersey on file at all times in order to be in good standing.
The filing process with New Jersey Department of the Treasury could take about 2 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