2013 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 17 - CORPORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
CHAPTER 28 - REGISTERED OFFICES AND AGENTS
17-28-101. Registered office and registered agent.


WY Stat § 17-28-101 (2013) What's This?

17-28-101. Registered office and registered agent.

(a) Each business entity shall continuously maintain in this state:

(i) A registered office that may be the same as any of its places of business but shall be located at a street address in Wyoming which shall be a physical location where the business entity's registered agent, or a natural person who has an agency relationship with the registered agent, can accept service of process as provided in W.S. 17-28-104 and is physically present at that location; and

(ii) A registered agent, who shall be:

(A) An individual who is at least eighteen (18) years of age, resides in this state and whose business office is identical with the registered office;

(B) A domestic business entity whose business office is identical with the registered office and which has a written agreement creating an agency relationship with an individual providing for acceptance of service of process as provided in W.S. 17-28-104;

(C) A foreign business entity authorized to transact business in this state whose business office is identical with the registered office and which has a written agreement creating an agency relationship with an individual providing for acceptance of service of process as provided in W.S. 17-28-104; or

(D) A business entity or an individual, at least eighteen (18) years of age, who is:

(I) In the business of serving as a registered agent for more than ten (10) entities, including a registered agent which serves as a registered agent for the entities served by another commercial registered agent; and

(II) Registered as a commercial registered agent under W.S. 17-28-105 and whose business office is identical with the registered office. A business entity registered as a commercial registered agent shall have a written agreement creating an agency relationship with a natural person providing for acceptance of service of process as provided in W.S. 17-28-104.

(b) For purposes of this chapter, "business entity" means a corporation, nonprofit corporation, limited liability company, limited partnership, cooperative marketing association, statutory trust or registered limited liability partnership, whether foreign or domestic.

(c) Every registered agent shall certify compliance with the requirements of this chapter on a form prescribed by the secretary of state on the date of registration.

(d) For purposes of this chapter, "written agreement" or "contract creating an agency relationship" means any written document granting a natural person representing a registered agent the authority to accept service of process on behalf of any entity served by the registered agent. A single document may serve as authorization for each natural person representing the registered agent without listing each natural person individually.

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