Maintain your registered agent and registered office

Every entity registered with the RI Department of State is legally required to have both a registered agent and a registered office on file. If your registered agent or registered office has changed, you must notify us by using the forms below.

Business Structure Change of Registered Agent Change of Registered Office
Limited Liability Company (LLC)

Low-Profit Limited Liability Company (L3C)
Form 642 Form 642A
Business Corporation

Professional Service Corporation

Professional Service Benefit Corporation
Form 640 Form 640A
Limited Partnership (LP) Form 643 Form 643A
Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) Letter from Partnership Letter from Partnership

Registered Agent and
Registered Office

A registered agent is an individual or entity that receives official and legal documents on behalf of a business. The agent must be a Rhode Island resident or an entity qualified to do business in this state.

A registered agent must have a Rhode Island street address (Registered Office) and must be available at the given address during normal business hours to accept service of process. P.O. Boxes or shipping/postal company addresses do not meet this standard and are not allowed.