2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 18. Corporations
§18-1135. Withdrawal of foreign corporation from state; Procedure; Service of process on Secretary of State.

18 OK Stat § 18-1135 (2014) What's This?

WITHDRAWAL OF FOREIGN CORPORATION FROM STATE;

PROCEDURE; SERVICE OF PROCESS ON SECRETARY OF STATE

A. Any foreign corporation which shall have qualified to do business in this state pursuant to the provisions of Section 1130 of this title, may surrender its authority to do business in this state and may withdraw therefrom by filing with the Secretary of State:

1. A certificate, executed by an authorized officer of the corporation and acknowledged in accordance with the provisions of Section 1007 of this title, stating that it surrenders its authority to transact business in Oklahoma and withdraws therefrom; and stating the address to which the Secretary of State may mail any process against the corporation that may be served upon the Secretary of State; or

2. A copy of a certificate of dissolution issued by the proper official of the state or other jurisdiction of its incorporation, together with a certificate, which shall be executed in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 1 of this subsection, stating the address to which the Secretary of State may mail any process against the corporation that may be served upon the Secretary of State; or

3. A copy of an order or decree of dissolution made by any court of competent jurisdiction or other competent authority of the state or other jurisdiction of its incorporation, certified to be a true copy under the hand of the clerk of the court or other official body, and the official seal of the court or official body or clerk thereof, together with a certificate executed in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 1 of this subsection, stating the address to which the Secretary of State may mail any process against the corporation that may be served upon the Secretary of State.

B. The Secretary of State, upon payment to the Secretary of State of the fees prescribed in Section 1142 of this title, shall issue a sufficient number of certificates, under the hand and official seal of the Secretary of State, evidencing the surrender of the authority of the corporation to do business in this state and its withdrawal therefrom.

C. Upon the issuance of the certificates by the Secretary of State, the appointment of the registered agent of the corporation in this state, upon whom process against the corporation may be served, shall be revoked, and service on the corporation may be made by serving the Secretary of State as its agent as provided in Section 2004 of Title 12 of the Oklahoma Statutes.

Added by Laws 1986, c. 292, § 135, eff. Nov. 1, 1986. Amended by Laws 1987, c. 146, § 12, operative Nov. 1, 1987; Laws 1988, c. 323, § 28, eff. Nov. 1, 1988; Laws 1996, c. 69, § 8, eff. Nov. 1, 1996.

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