2006 Kentucky Revised Statutes - .3644 Service on foreign corporation.273.3644 Service on foreign corporation. (1) The registered agent of a foreign corporation authorized to transact business in this state shall be the corporation's agent for service of process, notice, or demand required or permitted by law to be served on the foreign corporation. (2) A foreign corporation may be served by registered or certified mail, return receipt requested, addressed to the secretary of the foreign corporation at its principal office shown in its application for a certificate of authority or in its most recent annual report if the foreign corporation: (a) Has no registered agent or its registered agent cannot with reasonable diligence be served; (b) Has withdrawn from transacting business in this state under KRS 273.3645; or (c) Has had its certificate of authority revoked under KRS 273.3647. (3) Service shall be perfected under subsection (2) of this section at the earliest of: (a) The date the foreign corporation receives the mail; (b) The date shown on the return receipt, if signed on behalf of the foreign corporation; or (c) Five (5) days after its deposit in the United States mail, as evidenced by the postmark, if mailed postpaid and correctly addressed. (4) Other methods of service of process on a corporation may also be used. Effective: January 1, 1989 History: Created 1988 Ky. Acts ch. 23, sec. 239, effective January 1, 1989.
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