2019 Georgia Code
Title 14 - Corporations, Partnerships, and Associations
Chapter 2 - Business Corporations
Article 15 - Foreign Corporations
Part 1 - Certificate of Authority
§ 14-2-1509. Resignation of registered agent of foreign corporation

Universal Citation: GA Code § 14-2-1509 (2019)
  • (a) The registered agent of a foreign corporation may resign his agency appointment by signing and delivering to the Secretary of State for filing a statement of resignation. The statement may include a statement that the registered office is also discontinued.

  • (b) On or before the date of filing of the statement of resignation, the registered agent shall deliver or mail a written notice of the agent's intention to resign to the chief executive officer, chief financial officer, or secretary of the corporation, or a person holding a position comparable to any of the foregoing, as named, and at the address shown in the annual registration, or in the articles of incorporation if no annual registration has been filed.

  • (c) The agency appointment is terminated, and the registered office discontinued if so provided, on the earlier of the filing by the corporation of an amendment to its annual registration designating a new registered agent and registered office if also discontinued or the thirty-first day after the date on which the statement was filed.


Code 1981, § 14-2-1509, enacted by Ga. L. 1988, p. 1070, § 1; Ga. L. 1993, p. 1231, § 24.

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