Instructions for Form C016.002 "Corporation Statement of Change of Known Place of Business Address, Principal Office Address, or Statutory Agent" - Arizona

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Statement of Change
ARIZONA CORPORATION COMMISSION
Corporations Division
1300 West Washington Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85007
www.azcc.gov
(602) 542-3026
Instructions C016i
General Information
Processing time. Processing times
Number 3. This number applies to
are posted on our website each Monday
foreign corporations only. If the foreign
corporation has changed the address of
at
www.ecorp.azcc.gov
Any corporation may change its Arizona
its principal office in its state or country
For expedited (faster) processing,
known place of business or statutory
of incorporation, and that change did
payment of the expedite fee plus
agent information by filing a Statement
not require an amendment to the
payment of the filing fee must be
of Change with the Arizona Corporation
corporation’s Articles of Incorporation,
submitted. See A.R.S. §§ 10-122, 10-
Commission. See A.R.S. §§ 10-502 (for-
then the foreign corporation can use
3122. The expedite fee is $35.00. See
profits), 10-1508 (foreign for-profits),
this form to change that address in the
Decision No. 68008, July 22, 2005,
10-3502 (nonprofits), 10-11508 (foreign
records of the Arizona Corporation
Docket No. AC-00000A-05-0488. The
nonprofits). A Statutory Agent may use
Commission. The address must be a
Arizona Corporation Commission does
the Arizona Corporation Commission’s
street address in the corporation’s state
not currently offer same day or next
form to change its own address or its
day service.
or country of incorporation.
own name. Foreign corporations may
also use the Arizona Corporation
Number 4.
If you are changing only
Instructions
Commission’s Statement of Change
the street or mailing address of the
form to change the address of the
current or existing statutory agent that
corporation’s principal office in its state
Number 1. List the exact name of the
is shown on Arizona Corporation
of incorporation, as long as the address
corporation as shown in the records of
Commission records, check the
change did not require the foreign
the Arizona Corporation Commission,
appropriate box or boxes in number
corporation to amend its Articles of
including exact spelling, punctuation,
4. Do not check any box in 4 if you
Incorporation. Statutes are available on
and any corporate identifier (Inc. or
are appointing an entirely new person
the Arizona Legislature’s website,
Incorporated, etc.).
as statutory agent – in that case go to
, by following the link for
www.azleg.gov
number 6. Number 4 applies only if
Arizona Revised Statutes.
Number 2.
If the Arizona known
the existing statutory agent’s street or
place of business (KPB) address is being
What has to be filed? The
mailing addresses only are being
changed, list the NEW address in
corporation or statutory agent must
changed.
number 2. The new KPB must be a
submit a Statement of Change that
street address in Arizona, and it can be
Number 4.1. If you checked the
contains all of the information required
the same as the statutory agent’s street
“street address” box in number 4,
by the applicable statute. See A.R.S. §§
address. See A.R.S. §§ 10-202 and 10-
provide the NEW street or physical
10-502 (for-profits), 10-1508 (foreign
501 (for-profits), 10-1503 and 10-1507
address in number 4.1. If the existing
for-profits), 10-3502 (nonprofits), 10-
(foreign for-profits), 10-3202 and 10-
statutory agent is an entity, you can put
11508 (foreign nonprofits). The Arizona
3501 (nonprofits), 10-11503 and 10-
a name in the “Attention” line and that
Corporation Commission’s form meets
11507 (foreign nonprofits). The address
name will become part of the address.
the minimum statutory requirements for
will be viewable by the public on the
Putting a name in the “Attention” line
all corporations. Use of the A.C.C.’s
internet.
will NOT change the identity of the
form is not required. Forms are
statutory agent. Provide a street
available on the A.C.C. website,
Number 2.1. If the new Arizona
address for the statutory agent directly
www.ecorp.azcc.gov
known place of business (KPB) address
underneath the “Attention” line,
is the same as the current statutory
All addresses are public record.
completing all blanks that are not
agent’s street address and the statutory
All addresses provided to the Arizona
marked optional. Note that corporations
agent is not being changed, check the
Corporation Commission are public
are required to maintain a statutory
“yes” box and continue. If a new
record and are viewable by the public
agent at a valid address in the records
statutory agent is being appointed on
on the A.C.C.’s website,
of the Arizona Corporation Commission
the Statement of Change form, then
www.ecorp.azcc.gov
at all times, and failure to do so will
check “yes” if the new Arizona KPB
subject the corporation to being
Is publication of the Statement of
address is the same as the new
administratively dissolved or revoked.
Change required? No.
statutory agent’s address. If the new
See A.R.S. §§ 10-1420, 10-1530, 10-
Arizona known place of business
11420, 10-11530. Note that official
Filing fee. There is no filing fee for a
address is not the same as either the
notices from the Arizona Corporation
corporation Statement of Change.
current or new statutory agent’s street
Commission will be mailed to the
If expedited processing is desired (read
address, check the “no” box.
statutory agent at its street address,
the next paragraph), payment of the
unless a statutory agent mailing address
expedite fee of $35.00 must be
is provided, in which case notices will
submitted with the form. All fees are
be mailed to the statutory agent mailing
nonrefundable. See A.R.S. §§ 10-122,
address.
10-3122.
C016i.004-STPS
Arizona Corporation Commission – Corporations Division
Rev. 7/2017
Page 1 of 3
Statement of Change
ARIZONA CORPORATION COMMISSION
Corporations Division
1300 West Washington Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85007
www.azcc.gov
(602) 542-3026
Instructions C016i
General Information
Processing time. Processing times
Number 3. This number applies to
are posted on our website each Monday
foreign corporations only. If the foreign
corporation has changed the address of
at
www.ecorp.azcc.gov
Any corporation may change its Arizona
its principal office in its state or country
For expedited (faster) processing,
known place of business or statutory
of incorporation, and that change did
payment of the expedite fee plus
agent information by filing a Statement
not require an amendment to the
payment of the filing fee must be
of Change with the Arizona Corporation
corporation’s Articles of Incorporation,
submitted. See A.R.S. §§ 10-122, 10-
Commission. See A.R.S. §§ 10-502 (for-
then the foreign corporation can use
3122. The expedite fee is $35.00. See
profits), 10-1508 (foreign for-profits),
this form to change that address in the
Decision No. 68008, July 22, 2005,
10-3502 (nonprofits), 10-11508 (foreign
records of the Arizona Corporation
Docket No. AC-00000A-05-0488. The
nonprofits). A Statutory Agent may use
Commission. The address must be a
Arizona Corporation Commission does
the Arizona Corporation Commission’s
street address in the corporation’s state
not currently offer same day or next
form to change its own address or its
day service.
or country of incorporation.
own name. Foreign corporations may
also use the Arizona Corporation
Number 4.
If you are changing only
Instructions
Commission’s Statement of Change
the street or mailing address of the
form to change the address of the
current or existing statutory agent that
corporation’s principal office in its state
Number 1. List the exact name of the
is shown on Arizona Corporation
of incorporation, as long as the address
corporation as shown in the records of
Commission records, check the
change did not require the foreign
the Arizona Corporation Commission,
appropriate box or boxes in number
corporation to amend its Articles of
including exact spelling, punctuation,
4. Do not check any box in 4 if you
Incorporation. Statutes are available on
and any corporate identifier (Inc. or
are appointing an entirely new person
the Arizona Legislature’s website,
Incorporated, etc.).
as statutory agent – in that case go to
, by following the link for
www.azleg.gov
number 6. Number 4 applies only if
Arizona Revised Statutes.
Number 2.
If the Arizona known
the existing statutory agent’s street or
place of business (KPB) address is being
What has to be filed? The
mailing addresses only are being
changed, list the NEW address in
corporation or statutory agent must
changed.
number 2. The new KPB must be a
submit a Statement of Change that
street address in Arizona, and it can be
Number 4.1. If you checked the
contains all of the information required
the same as the statutory agent’s street
“street address” box in number 4,
by the applicable statute. See A.R.S. §§
address. See A.R.S. §§ 10-202 and 10-
provide the NEW street or physical
10-502 (for-profits), 10-1508 (foreign
501 (for-profits), 10-1503 and 10-1507
address in number 4.1. If the existing
for-profits), 10-3502 (nonprofits), 10-
(foreign for-profits), 10-3202 and 10-
statutory agent is an entity, you can put
11508 (foreign nonprofits). The Arizona
3501 (nonprofits), 10-11503 and 10-
a name in the “Attention” line and that
Corporation Commission’s form meets
11507 (foreign nonprofits). The address
name will become part of the address.
the minimum statutory requirements for
will be viewable by the public on the
Putting a name in the “Attention” line
all corporations. Use of the A.C.C.’s
internet.
will NOT change the identity of the
form is not required. Forms are
statutory agent. Provide a street
available on the A.C.C. website,
Number 2.1. If the new Arizona
address for the statutory agent directly
www.ecorp.azcc.gov
known place of business (KPB) address
underneath the “Attention” line,
is the same as the current statutory
All addresses are public record.
completing all blanks that are not
agent’s street address and the statutory
All addresses provided to the Arizona
marked optional. Note that corporations
agent is not being changed, check the
Corporation Commission are public
are required to maintain a statutory
“yes” box and continue. If a new
record and are viewable by the public
agent at a valid address in the records
statutory agent is being appointed on
on the A.C.C.’s website,
of the Arizona Corporation Commission
the Statement of Change form, then
www.ecorp.azcc.gov
at all times, and failure to do so will
check “yes” if the new Arizona KPB
subject the corporation to being
Is publication of the Statement of
address is the same as the new
administratively dissolved or revoked.
Change required? No.
statutory agent’s address. If the new
See A.R.S. §§ 10-1420, 10-1530, 10-
Arizona known place of business
11420, 10-11530. Note that official
Filing fee. There is no filing fee for a
address is not the same as either the
notices from the Arizona Corporation
corporation Statement of Change.
current or new statutory agent’s street
Commission will be mailed to the
If expedited processing is desired (read
address, check the “no” box.
statutory agent at its street address,
the next paragraph), payment of the
unless a statutory agent mailing address
expedite fee of $35.00 must be
is provided, in which case notices will
submitted with the form. All fees are
be mailed to the statutory agent mailing
nonrefundable. See A.R.S. §§ 10-122,
address.
10-3122.
C016i.004-STPS
Arizona Corporation Commission – Corporations Division
Rev. 7/2017
Page 1 of 3
change the identity of the statutory
Number 4.2. If you checked the
Commission system at the time the
agent. The name in the “Attention” line
“mailing address” box in number 4,
Statement of Change is examined, the
simply becomes part of the address.
Statement of Change will be rejected.
provide the NEW mailing address in
Provide a street address for the
number 4.2. The mailing address can be
statutory agent directly underneath the
Signature and Verification
a P.O. Box or a personal mail box. If the
“Attention” line, completing all blanks
existing statutory agent is an entity, you
that are not marked optional. Note that
If the Statement of Change is submitted
can put a name in the “Attention” line
by a corporation or a foreign
corporations are required to maintain a
and that name will become part of the
corporation, it may be signed only by
statutory agent at a valid address in the
address. Putting a name in the
records of the Arizona Corporation
one of the following: (1) the Chairman
“Attention” line will NOT change the
of the Board of Directors, (2) a duly-
Commission at all times, and failure to
identity of the statutory agent. Provide
do so will subject the corporation to
authorized Officer of the corporation, or
a mailing address for the statutory
(3) a duly-authorized bankruptcy
being administratively dissolved or
agent directly underneath the
trustee, receiver, or other court-
revoked. See A.R.S. §§ 10-1420, 10-
“Attention” line, completing all blanks
1530, 10-11420, 10-11530. Note that
appointed fiduciary. See A.R.S. §§ 10-
that are not marked optional. Note that
120(F), 10-140(23), 10-3120(F), 10-
official notices from the Arizona
corporations are required to maintain a
Corporation Commission will be mailed
3140(27).
statutory agent at a valid address in the
to the statutory agent at its street
records of the Arizona Corporation
If the Statement of Change is submitted
address, unless a statutory agent
Commission at all times, and failure to
by a Statutory Agent changing only its
mailing address is provided, in which
do so will subject the corporation to
own name or address, then it must be
case notices will be mailed to the
being administratively dissolved. See
signed by that Statutory Agent and does
statutory agent mailing address.
A.R.S. §§ 10-1420, 10-1530, 10-11420,
not need to be signed by the
10-11530. Note that official notices
Number 6.2. The NEW statutory
corporation.
from the Arizona Corporation
agent named in number 6.1 can have a
Commission will be mailed to the
The document is submitted under
separate mailing address, which can be
statutory agent at its street address,
penalty of law, and the “I accept”
a P.O. Box or a personal mail box. If the
unless a statutory agent mailing address
box must be checked.
statutory agent is an individual, the
is provided, in which case notices will
mailing address must be in Arizona.
Sign on the line underneath the “I
be mailed to the statutory agent mailing
Complete all address blanks that are not
accept” box. Print the name of the
address.
marked optional. Note that corporations
individual signing next to the signature.
are required to maintain a statutory
If completing the form online, type in
Number 5.
If you are changing the
agent at a valid address in the records
the name in both fields. Fill in the date.
NAME ONLY of the current statutory
of the Arizona Corporation Commission
Check the appropriate box underneath
agent as shown on Arizona Corporation
at all times, and failure to do so will
the signature line to indicate the
Commission records, then check the
subject the corporation to being
capacity of the signer.
box in 5 and list the new name.
administratively dissolved or revoked.
Examples of this situation would be
See A.R.S. §§ 10-1420, 10-1530, 10-
Submit the document
where a law firm that is the current
11420, 10-11530. Note that official
statutory agent changes its name or an
notices from the Arizona Corporation
Cover Sheet. All documents must be
existing statutory agent gets married
Commission will be mailed to the
submitted with a Cover Sheet. Forms
and changes her name. Do not check
statutory agent at its street address,
are available on our website at this link:
the box or list a name if an entirely new
unless a statutory agent mailing address
www.ecorp.azcc.gov
person is being appointed as statutory
is provided, in which case notices will
agent – in that case, go to number 6.
What to submit:
be mailed to the statutory agent mailing
1.
Cover Sheet
address.
Number 6. If an entirely new person
2.
Statement of Change
(an individual or an entity) is being
Number 6.3. The individual or entity
3.
Statutory Agent Acceptance, if a
appointed as statutory agent, check the
named as the NEW statutory agent
new agent is being appointed
box in number 6, and complete the
must accept the appointment as
4.
Payment
information in 6.1 and, if applicable,
statutory agent by signing a statement
6.2.
By Mail. Mail the completed paper
of acceptance. The statutory agent can
document, cover sheet, and payment
independently complete and submit
Number 6.1. List the name of the
(see below for payment information) to:
form M002, the Statutory Agent
NEW statutory agent – either an
Arizona Corporation Commission
Acceptance form, available on our
individual or entity, not both. If the
Corporations Division
website at this link:
statutory agent is an entity, you can put
1300 W. Washington St.
www.ecorp.azcc.gov
the name of a person to whom
Phoenix, Arizona 85007
however, it is recommended that the
correspondence will be directed on the
acceptance form be delivered
In Person. Deliver the completed
“Attention” line directly underneath the
simultaneously with the Statement of
document, cover sheet, and payment
statutory agent name line. Putting a
Change. If no statutory agent
(see below for payment information) to:
name in the “Attention” line will NOT
acceptance is in the Arizona Corporation
Arizona Corporation Commission
Corporations Division
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1300 W. Washington St.
Phoenix, Arizona 85007
Payment Methods
Credit card. If submitting the
document in person, payment by credit
card is acceptable. Credit cards cannot
be used if submitting by mail. The
Arizona Corporation Commission
accepts only Visa, MasterCard, or
American Express.
Check. If submitting the document by
mail or in person, payment by check is
acceptable. Checks must be made
payable to "Arizona Corporation
Commission," with all words spelled out
and no abbreviations. Checks must be
completely and properly filled out,
including the amount sections. We will
not accept checks drawn on non-U.S.
banks.
Money order. If submitting the
document by mail or in person,
payment by money order is acceptable.
Cash. If submitting the document in
person, cash payments are acceptable.
Do not mail cash.
Questions
For questions, contact Customer Service
at 602-542-3026, or, within Arizona only,
800-345-5819.
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