Instructions for Form C016.003 "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
See A.R.S. §§ 10-122 and 10-3122.
Number 3. This number applies to
foreign corporations only. If the foreign
Processing time. Processing times
corporation has changed the address of
Any corporation may change its Arizona
are posted on our website each Monday
its principal office in its state or country
known place of business or statutory
at
www.ecorp.azcc.gov
of incorporation, and that change did
agent information by filing a Statement
For expedited (faster) processing,
not require an amendment to the
of Change with the Arizona Corporation
payment of the expedite fee plus
corporation’s Articles of Incorporation,
Commission. See A.R.S. §§ 10-502 (for-
payment of the filing fee must be
then the foreign corporation can use
profits), 10-1508 (foreign for-profits),
submitted. See A.R.S. §§ 10-122, 10-
this form to change that address in the
10-3502 (nonprofits), 10-11508 (foreign
3122. The expedite fee is $35.00. See
records of the Arizona Corporation
nonprofits). A Statutory Agent may use
Decision No. 68008, July 22, 2005,
Commission. The address must be a
the Arizona Corporation Commission’s
Docket No. AC-00000A-05-0488.
street address in the corporation’s state
form to change its own address or its
Same Day/Next Day Service fees, See
or country of incorporation.
own name. Foreign corporations may
Decision No. 77503, December 17, 2019,
also use the Arizona Corporation
as amended on January 15, 2020.
Number 4.
If you are changing only
Commission’s Statement of Change
the street or mailing address of the
Docket No. ACC-00000A-19-0213.
form to change the address of the
current or existing statutory agent that
corporation’s principal office in its state
is shown on Arizona Corporation
of incorporation, as long as the address
Instructions
Commission records, check the
change did not require the foreign
appropriate box or boxes in number
corporation to amend its Articles of
4. Do not check any box in 4 if you
Incorporation. Statutes are available on
Number 1. List the exact name of the
are appointing an entirely new person
the Arizona Legislature’s website,
corporation as shown in the records of
as statutory agent – in that case go to
, by following the link for
the Arizona Corporation Commission,
www.azleg.gov
number 6. Number 4 applies only if
Arizona Revised Statutes.
including exact spelling, punctuation,
the existing statutory agent’s street or
and any corporate identifier (Inc. or
What has to be filed? The
mailing addresses only are being
Incorporated, etc.).
corporation or statutory agent must
changed.
submit a Statement of Change that
Number 2.
If the Arizona known
Number 4.1. If you checked the
contains all of the information required
place of business (KPB) address is being
“street address” box in number 4,
by the applicable statute. See A.R.S. §§
changed, list the NEW address in
provide the NEW street or physical
10-502 (for-profits), 10-1508 (foreign
number 2. The new KPB must be a
address in number 4.1. If the existing
for-profits), 10-3502 (nonprofits), 10-
street address in Arizona, and it can be
statutory agent is an entity, you can put
11508 (foreign nonprofits). The Arizona
the same as the statutory agent’s street
a name in the “Attention” line and that
Corporation Commission’s form meets
address. See A.R.S. §§ 10-202 and 10-
name will become part of the address.
the minimum statutory requirements for
501 (for-profits), 10-1503 and 10-1507
Putting a name in the “Attention” line
all corporations. Use of the A.C.C.’s
(foreign for-profits), 10-3202 and 10-
will NOT change the identity of the
form is not required. Forms are
3501 (nonprofits), 10-11503 and 10-
statutory agent. Provide a street
available on the A.C.C. website,
11507 (foreign nonprofits). The address
address for the statutory agent directly
www.ecorp.azcc.gov
will be viewable by the public on the
underneath the “Attention” line,
internet.
All addresses are public record.
completing all blanks that are not
All addresses provided to the Arizona
marked optional. Note that corporations
Number 2.1. If the new Arizona
Corporation Commission are public
are required to maintain a statutory
known place of business (KPB) address
record and are viewable by the public
agent at a valid address in the records
is the same as the current statutory
on the A.C.C.’s website,
of the Arizona Corporation Commission
agent’s street address and the statutory
www.ecorp.azcc.gov
at all times, and failure to do so will
agent is not being changed, check the
subject the corporation to being
“yes” box and continue. If a new
Is publication of the Statement of
administratively dissolved or revoked.
statutory agent is being appointed on
Change required? No.
See A.R.S. §§ 10-1420, 10-1530, 10-
the Statement of Change form, then
11420, 10-11530. Note that official
Filing fee. There is no filing fee for a
check “yes” if the new Arizona KPB
notices from the Arizona Corporation
corporation Statement of Change.
address is the same as the new
Commission will be mailed to the
For Expedited processing, add $35.00.
statutory agent’s address. If the new
statutory agent at its street address,
For Two-Hour Service, add $400.00.
Arizona known place of business
unless a statutory agent mailing address
For Same Day Service, add $200.00.
address is not the same as either the
is provided, in which case notices will
For Next Day Service, add $100.00.
current or new statutory agent’s street
be mailed to the statutory agent mailing
For questions, contact our Call Center at
address, check the “no” box.
address.
602-542-3026. All fees are nonrefundable.
C016i.005
Arizona Corporation Commission – Corporations Division
Rev. 3/2020
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
See A.R.S. §§ 10-122 and 10-3122.
Number 3. This number applies to
foreign corporations only. If the foreign
Processing time. Processing times
corporation has changed the address of
Any corporation may change its Arizona
are posted on our website each Monday
its principal office in its state or country
known place of business or statutory
at
www.ecorp.azcc.gov
of incorporation, and that change did
agent information by filing a Statement
For expedited (faster) processing,
not require an amendment to the
of Change with the Arizona Corporation
payment of the expedite fee plus
corporation’s Articles of Incorporation,
Commission. See A.R.S. §§ 10-502 (for-
payment of the filing fee must be
then the foreign corporation can use
profits), 10-1508 (foreign for-profits),
submitted. See A.R.S. §§ 10-122, 10-
this form to change that address in the
10-3502 (nonprofits), 10-11508 (foreign
3122. The expedite fee is $35.00. See
records of the Arizona Corporation
nonprofits). A Statutory Agent may use
Decision No. 68008, July 22, 2005,
Commission. The address must be a
the Arizona Corporation Commission’s
Docket No. AC-00000A-05-0488.
street address in the corporation’s state
form to change its own address or its
Same Day/Next Day Service fees, See
or country of incorporation.
own name. Foreign corporations may
Decision No. 77503, December 17, 2019,
also use the Arizona Corporation
as amended on January 15, 2020.
Number 4.
If you are changing only
Commission’s Statement of Change
the street or mailing address of the
Docket No. ACC-00000A-19-0213.
form to change the address of the
current or existing statutory agent that
corporation’s principal office in its state
is shown on Arizona Corporation
of incorporation, as long as the address
Instructions
Commission records, check the
change did not require the foreign
appropriate box or boxes in number
corporation to amend its Articles of
4. Do not check any box in 4 if you
Incorporation. Statutes are available on
Number 1. List the exact name of the
are appointing an entirely new person
the Arizona Legislature’s website,
corporation as shown in the records of
as statutory agent – in that case go to
, by following the link for
the Arizona Corporation Commission,
www.azleg.gov
number 6. Number 4 applies only if
Arizona Revised Statutes.
including exact spelling, punctuation,
the existing statutory agent’s street or
and any corporate identifier (Inc. or
What has to be filed? The
mailing addresses only are being
Incorporated, etc.).
corporation or statutory agent must
changed.
submit a Statement of Change that
Number 2.
If the Arizona known
Number 4.1. If you checked the
contains all of the information required
place of business (KPB) address is being
“street address” box in number 4,
by the applicable statute. See A.R.S. §§
changed, list the NEW address in
provide the NEW street or physical
10-502 (for-profits), 10-1508 (foreign
number 2. The new KPB must be a
address in number 4.1. If the existing
for-profits), 10-3502 (nonprofits), 10-
street address in Arizona, and it can be
statutory agent is an entity, you can put
11508 (foreign nonprofits). The Arizona
the same as the statutory agent’s street
a name in the “Attention” line and that
Corporation Commission’s form meets
address. See A.R.S. §§ 10-202 and 10-
name will become part of the address.
the minimum statutory requirements for
501 (for-profits), 10-1503 and 10-1507
Putting a name in the “Attention” line
all corporations. Use of the A.C.C.’s
(foreign for-profits), 10-3202 and 10-
will NOT change the identity of the
form is not required. Forms are
3501 (nonprofits), 10-11503 and 10-
statutory agent. Provide a street
available on the A.C.C. website,
11507 (foreign nonprofits). The address
address for the statutory agent directly
www.ecorp.azcc.gov
will be viewable by the public on the
underneath the “Attention” line,
internet.
All addresses are public record.
completing all blanks that are not
All addresses provided to the Arizona
marked optional. Note that corporations
Number 2.1. If the new Arizona
Corporation Commission are public
are required to maintain a statutory
known place of business (KPB) address
record and are viewable by the public
agent at a valid address in the records
is the same as the current statutory
on the A.C.C.’s website,
of the Arizona Corporation Commission
agent’s street address and the statutory
www.ecorp.azcc.gov
at all times, and failure to do so will
agent is not being changed, check the
subject the corporation to being
“yes” box and continue. If a new
Is publication of the Statement of
administratively dissolved or revoked.
statutory agent is being appointed on
Change required? No.
See A.R.S. §§ 10-1420, 10-1530, 10-
the Statement of Change form, then
11420, 10-11530. Note that official
Filing fee. There is no filing fee for a
check “yes” if the new Arizona KPB
notices from the Arizona Corporation
corporation Statement of Change.
address is the same as the new
Commission will be mailed to the
For Expedited processing, add $35.00.
statutory agent’s address. If the new
statutory agent at its street address,
For Two-Hour Service, add $400.00.
Arizona known place of business
unless a statutory agent mailing address
For Same Day Service, add $200.00.
address is not the same as either the
is provided, in which case notices will
For Next Day Service, add $100.00.
current or new statutory agent’s street
be mailed to the statutory agent mailing
For questions, contact our Call Center at
address, check the “no” box.
address.
602-542-3026. All fees are nonrefundable.
C016i.005
Arizona Corporation Commission – Corporations Division
Rev. 3/2020
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,
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, or (4) an incorporator,
that are not marked optional. Note that
official notices from the Arizona
if directors have not been selected or the
corporations are required to maintain a
Corporation Commission will be mailed
corporation has not been formed.
statutory agent at a valid address in the
to the statutory agent at its street
records of the Arizona Corporation
See A.R.S. §§ 10-120(F), 10-140,
address, unless a statutory agent
Commission at all times, and failure to
10-3120(F), 10-3140(27).
mailing address is provided, in which
do so will subject the corporation to
case notices will be mailed to the
being administratively dissolved. See
If the Statement of Change is submitted
statutory agent mailing address.
A.R.S. §§ 10-1420, 10-1530, 10-11420,
by a Statutory Agent changing only its
10-11530. Note that official notices
own name or address, then it must be
Number 6.2. The NEW statutory
from the Arizona Corporation
signed by that Statutory Agent and does
agent named in number 6.1 can have a
Commission will be mailed to the
not need to be signed by the
separate mailing address, which can be
statutory agent at its street address,
corporation.
a P.O. Box or a personal mail box. If the
unless a statutory agent mailing address
statutory agent is an individual, the
The document is submitted under
is provided, in which case notices will
mailing address must be in Arizona.
penalty of law, and the “I accept”
be mailed to the statutory agent mailing
Complete all address blanks that are not
box must be checked.
address.
marked optional. Note that corporations
Sign on the line underneath the “I
are required to maintain a statutory
Number 5.
If you are changing the
accept” box. Print the name of the
agent at a valid address in the records
NAME ONLY of the current statutory
individual signing next to the signature.
of the Arizona Corporation Commission
agent as shown on Arizona Corporation
If completing the form online, type in
at all times, and failure to do so will
Commission records, then check the
the name in both fields. Fill in the date.
subject the corporation to being
box in 5 and list the new name.
Check the appropriate box underneath
administratively dissolved or revoked.
Examples of this situation would be
the signature line to indicate the
See A.R.S. §§ 10-1420, 10-1530, 10-
where a law firm that is the current
capacity of the signer.
11420, 10-11530. Note that official
statutory agent changes its name or an
notices from the Arizona Corporation
existing statutory agent gets married
Commission will be mailed to the
and changes her name. Do not check
Submit the document
statutory agent at its street address,
the box or list a name if an entirely new
unless a statutory agent mailing address
Cover Sheet. All documents must be
person is being appointed as statutory
is provided, in which case notices will
submitted with a Cover Sheet. Forms
agent – in that case, go to number 6.
be mailed to the statutory agent mailing
are available on our website at this link:
address.
Number 6. If an entirely new person
www.ecorp.azcc.gov
(an individual or an entity) is being
Number 6.3. The individual or entity
What to submit:
appointed as statutory agent, check the
named as the NEW statutory agent
1.
Cover Sheet
box in number 6, and complete the
must accept the appointment as
2.
Statement of Change
information in 6.1 and, if applicable,
statutory agent by signing a statement
3.
Statutory Agent Acceptance, if a
6.2.
of acceptance. The statutory agent can
new agent is being appointed
independently complete and submit
Number 6.1. List the name of the
4.
Payment
form M002, the Statutory Agent
NEW statutory agent – either an
Acceptance form, available on our
By Mail. Mail the completed paper
individual or entity, not both. If the
website at this link:
document, cover sheet, and payment
statutory agent is an entity, you can put
www.ecorp.azcc.gov
(see below for payment information) to:
the name of a person to whom
however, it is recommended that the
Arizona Corporation Commission
correspondence will be directed on the
Corporations Division - Examination Section
acceptance form be delivered
“Attention” line directly underneath the
1300 W. Washington St.
simultaneously with the Statement of
statutory agent name line. Putting a
Phoenix, Arizona 85007
Change. If no statutory agent
name in the “Attention” line will NOT
acceptance is in the Arizona Corporation
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Page 2 of 3
In Person. Deliver the completed
document, cover sheet, and payment
(see below for payment information) to:
Arizona Corporation Commission
Corporations Division - Examination Section
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 or MasterCard.
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
at the Phoenix office ONLY (Tucson
does not accept cash). Do not mail cash.
NOTE: No bills larger than $20.00 will
be accepted.
Questions
For questions, contact Customer Service
at 602-542-3026, or, within Arizona only,
800-345-5819.
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