Information for Foreign Businesses

Foreign businesses are businesses already operating in another state or country. This information will help you register your business in Rhode Island and stay in good standing.

Plan Your Business

Prepare to do Business in RI

Learn how to prepare for your business’s success in RI.

Start Your Business

Register your Business in RI

Learn more about how to register your business with the State of Rhode Island.

Maintain Your Business

Maintain your Registration in RI

Learn more about the steps you must take to keep your business in good standing.

Cancel or Withdraw Your Business

Withdraw/Cancel your RI Registration

Learn more about how to formally withdraw/cancel your business registration.