2022 Georgia Code
Title 14 - Corporations, Partnerships, and Associations
Chapter 2 - Business Corporations
Article 15 - Foreign Corporations
Part 1 - Certificate of Authority
§ 14-2-1507. Registered Office and Registered Agent of Foreign Corporation

Universal Citation: GA Code § 14-2-1507 (2022)

Each foreign corporation authorized to transact business in this state must continuously maintain in this state:

  1. A registered office that may be the same as any of its places of business; and
  2. A registered agent, who may be:
    1. An individual who resides in this state and whose business office is identical with the registered office;
    2. A domestic corporation, nonprofit domestic corporation, or domestic limited liability company whose business office is identical with the registered office; or
    3. A foreign corporation, foreign or nonprofit corporation, or foreign limited liability company authorized to transact business in this state whose business office is identical with the registered office.

History. Code 1981, § 14-2-1507 , enacted by Ga. L. 1988, p. 1070, § 1; Ga. L. 2016, p. 225, § 3-2/SB 128.

The 2016 amendment, effective July 1, 2016, substituted “corporation, nonprofit domestic corporation, or domestic limited liability company” for “corporation or nonprofit domestic corporation” in subparagraph (2)(B); and substituted “corporation, foreign or nonprofit corporation, or foreign limited liability company” for “corporation or foreign or nonprofit corporation” in subparagraph (2)(C).

Law reviews.

For note advocating the adoption of a statute incorporating the doctrine of forum non conveniens, see 7 Ga. L. Rev. 744 (1973).

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