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Info About Your Nevada Registered Agent

Let me tell you about getting a registered agent in Nevada.

Define a registered agent?

A registered agent, also known as a resident agent, is an entity with a physical location in the state of Nevada who is responsible for receiving legal documents on your behalf. Your registered agent is required to be available and present during standard business hours.

Are there any requirements or restrictions I should know about my registered agent?

There are not many requirements about who can be a registered agent here. Specifically, the entity or person acting as your resident agent must be available and located at an official street address within the state of Nevada during normal business hours. They will be responsible to receive all tax-related and legal documents, annual report forms, litigation (service of process) documents, etc., on your behalf. It is crucial that you designate a reputable company, like when you’re choosing your registered agent.

What are the advantages of having a registered agent?

Nevada businesses benefit in many ways by designating a resident agent. First and foremost, nominating a statutory agent keeps your business entity in conformity to state law. With as your registered agent, as soon as you are sent any service of process, legal notice, letter or annual report notice – we accept those in your place. In minutes, we’re scanning your files into your customer account. You’ll receive instant notification of any files we scan into your registered agent account. In addition, we also keep track of your Nevada annual report deadlines and email you reminders with how-to links so you can complete your report ahead of schedule with the Nevada Secretary of State.

Tell me the top 5 things I should be looking for in a registered agent?

Solid Background: You want to choose a registered agent who is competent at what they’re doing, who’s been acting as a registered agent for many years and has a solid track record.

Reliability: You have to be able to depend on your registered agent. You should be able to trust that they will fulfill their duties and be available during regular business hours to accept service of process and other legal paperwork.

Character: Your Nevada registered agent must have be known for delivering legal documents and service of process in a reliable and timely manner. If they accept legal papers on your behalf and fail to deliver them to you, you could end up with a judgment against you in court and not even be aware that your company is involved in a lawsuit.

Customer Relations: Just imagine you have a question about or you need to clarify some aspect of your business as it relates to the State of Nevada. You don’t want to talk to a person reading off a script in a call center in some foreign country, you want to talk to a consumer service rep who actually knows a thing or two about business registered agent service in Nevada.

Optional Services: In addition to basic registered agent service (by receiving your legal documents), make sure your registered agent offers more services like: Customized paperwork for state filings, reminders for important filing dates and deadlines, any other tools that will keep your company in good standing with the state.