2018 Iowa Code
Section 504.1503 - Application for certificate of authority.

Universal Citation: IA Code § 504.1503 (2018)


Application for certificate of authority.

1. A foreign corporation may apply for a certificate of authority to transact business in this state by delivering an application to the secretary of state. The application must set forth all of the following:

a. The name of the foreign corporation or, if its name is unavailable for use in this state, a corporate name that satisfies the requirements of section 504.1506.

b. The name of the state or country under whose law it is incorporated.

c. The date of incorporation and period of duration.

d. The address of its principal office.

e. The address of its registered office in this state and the name of its registered agent at that office.

f. The names and usual business or home addresses of its current directors and officers.

g. Whether the foreign corporation has members.

2. The foreign corporation shall deliver the completed application to the secretary of state, and shall also deliver to the secretary of state a certificate of existence or a document of similar import duly authenticated by the secretary of state or other official having custody of corporate records in the state or country under whose law it is incorporated which is dated no earlier than ninety days prior to the date the application is filed with the secretary of state.

2004 Acts, ch 1049, §155, 192

Referred to in §504.1504

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