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3003 32nd Ave S. Ste 240, Fargo, ND 58103 | (701) 433-1922
by Dakota W Registered Agent LLC

North Dakota Certificate of Authority Filing Service

North Dakota Foreign Corporation

If you are a corporation headquartered in another state and want to transact business in North Dakota, you will need a Certificate of Authority from the State of North Dakota. After registering as a N Dakota foreign corporation with the North Dakota Secretary of State, a N Dakota certificate of authority will be returned to you. A North Dakota foreign corporation should not be confused with an out-of-country corporation. Any corporation not actually formed (created) in North Dakota is considered to be a foreign corporation.

We charge $100 plus the ND state filing fee to prepare and submit the foreign North Dakota corporation Certificate of Authority form to the North Dakota Secretary of State, Business Division. We will also obtain any necessary documents needed from your home state of incorporation.

If you want to submit the paperwork for a North Dakota certificate of authorityyourself: you just need to sign up for 1 year of our $49 N Dakota registered agent service. You will find the North Dakota foreign corporation form is already in your online account. In addition, you’ll get tips on how to submit filings to the State of N Dakota, annual report reminders and other helpful resources. Your business needs to have a N Dakota registered agent service anyway, so we try to make the process simple and easy for you, whether you want us to do the filing or you want do it yourself.

How Do I Get Started?

Sign up for our N Dakota registered agent service first. You will be immediately logged into your online account and you can view the instructions and form for foreign corporations. If you decide to not do the register your N Dakota foreign corporation yourself, you just click the “add services” tab in your account, and we will file the paperwork for you for $100 plus the state filing fees. You can check the real time status of our work in progress. When your North Dakota foreign corporation registration is complete, we will upload the filing into your client account, email it to you, and mail you the original filed documents.