Kentucky Registered Agent | Corporate/LLC Registered Agent Services in Kentucky

Kentucky Registered Agent Services

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Lexington, KY 40504
Fayette County
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What Is a Registered Agent?

Depending on which state you operate your business in, you will be required to have a registered agent, a resident agent, or a statutory agent. A Kentucky registered agent will receive official legal notices from the state of Kentucky on behalf of your business or service of process communications (SOP) if your business should have legal action taken against it from a third party. Despite the differences in names, all of these titles perform the same function. All businesses that are recognized by the state as legal entities are required by law in all 50 states to have a registered agent perform these functions on behalf of the business. Your Kentucky registered agent will be listed inside your business's articles of incorporation/organization. Having a registered agent is an essential component of responsibly operating a business that is in compliance with Kentucky law.

What Function Does a Registered Agent Perform Within Your Business?

Having a Kentucky registered agent is a requirement every time you register a new corporation or LLC with the state of Kentucky. You must select a reliable company to act as your registered agent. Failing to establish and maintain a registered agent can have negative effects on the legal status of your company within the state and result in extra, unnecessary expenses. The person or entity must be located and available at a physical street address within the state of Kentucky during normal business hours. A mailbox service or P.O. Box cannot represent you as your registered agent.

Why Choose InCorp for Your Kentucky Registered Agent Services?

Created in 1998, we now have over 250,000 worldwide clients and are BBB rated A+. We will beat any competitor's price on registered agent service and offer incredible discounts on multi-year and multistate national registered agent services.

How Registered Agent Service Can Help Your Business

  • Legal Notifications

    A Kentucky registered agent will receive important legal notifications at an official address on behalf of your business. Important documents, such as your annual filing notices, SOP (service of process), etc., will be handled responsibly and in compliance with the law by your registered agent. In addition, by using a registered agent with an official address within Kentucky, you will avoid the risks of losing or misplacing your mail, commonly associated with having it sent to a home or business address.

  • Flexibility

    A registered agent allows flexibility in how you operate your business. By hiring a Kentucky registered agent, you will not need a physical business location or be present during standard business hours to receive official legal notifications as required by law. Instead, your registered agent will perform these services for you by using an official address within Kentucky where legal notices can be received during standard business hours, keeping you legally compliant. For example, suppose you have a physical business location and want to move. In that case, you will not need to update this information with the state, as your registered agent can continue receiving official mail on your behalf.

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"Incorp is a wonderful Nevada-based company that is a joy to work with. I have used their services since 2009 and look forward to their help for years to come."

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  • Privacy

    When you hire a registered agent, you can help protect the privacy of your home address. If you choose to use your personal address to receive official legal notifications, it will be published within public directories. With a Kentucky registered agent, you will be given an official designated address in the state of Kentucky to receive all of your official mail regarding your business. This service can help prevent compromising the privacy of your home address.

  • Help Prevent Corporate Identity Theft

    Through EntityWatch®, the innovative and proprietary technology developed first by InCorp, our information system ties into most of the state databases to give you up-to-date information on the status of your entities including the filing status, the current registered agent, officers, and directors. EntityWatch® also advises you of changes to help prevent corporate identity theft.

  • Organization

    View and upload all your state business filings, corporate documents, and statuses via the Internet on our comprehensive client website at no additional fee. Our Entity Management System (EMS) is where you can keep track of compliance events using our compliance calendar, view and/or store your corporate documents from anywhere in the world, track your forwarded mail, pay your invoices, and order additional services is included at no additional charge! (Now available as an app for iOS devices.)

  • Consolidate Expenses

    For multi-state companies, you will receive a consolidated bill for all your business entities in every state hosted.

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"I've used InCorp for my registered agent services for YEARS! Very efficient, great customer service, fairly priced... never had any problems."

Lynne M.

  • Save Money

    For over 20 years we have provided top-tier service with one of the lowest prices in the industry and have only raised our prices one time (while many of our competitors raise their prices on their long-term clients yearly!) Our standard fee to serve as your Kentucky registered agent is only $129 per state! And you can save even more when you choose multi-year service.

  • Fast Support and Service

    Over-the-counter expedited business document filing service are available for most states. Receive notification of all service of process in real-time and receive said service of process within 24-hours of receipt via Express Mail, facsimile, or email.

What you need to know when appointing InCorp Services, Inc. as your Kentucky Registered Agent:

  • Kentucky does not require original signatures.
  • Online filings are available.
  • Kentucky's normal processing time is about 3-5 business days.
  • The Kentucky Registered Agent change filing fee is $10.
  • The state of Kentucky requires that LLCs and corporations filed in Kentucky to have a Registered Agent. Kentucky Registered Agents are a person or company designated on public record to accept legal documents (service of process) and notifications from the Kentucky Secretary of State's office on behalf of the corporate entity. There are few restrictions regarding who can be listed as a Registered Agent, the most important being that the Registered Agent must be located and available at a physical street address, within the state of Kentucky, during normal business hours.
  • Your Kentucky Registered Agent will be responsible, on your behalf, to receive all government notifications sent to Registered Agents and litigation (service of process) documents. In Kentucky, InCorp's address is for Registered Agent service only.


Kentucky Registered Agent FAQs

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Having a registered agent is required in almost every state. The purpose is for the state to show a physical address in that state at which the company can be served with legal documents. We also receive notifications from many states and help you keep your company in good standing. An added benefit is the security of knowing InCorp is here to fulfill this requirement and provide you with a little more privacy.

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When hiring InCorp as your commercial registered agent, we do not automatically file your documents to register your entity with the state. Formation and qualification filings are separate services, and we will be happy to prepare the entire filing for you once the additional service has been purchased. Our order processing team members will automatically provide consent forms for the states that require them, and we're here to help with Registered Agent Change forms at no additional charge if you'd like our assistance.

In most cases, yes, but we do require that you also be filed with the Secretary of State. Some agencies have requirements that we can't meet, like an address in a specific county or an individual serving instead of InCorp as a company. If you send over the document we'll review it to make sure we can meet the requirements.

The first thing is to order service. Once your order is placed and you have received the confirmation email, please contact our order processing team to proceed. Some states require our signature but it does not have to be a mailed original so you can just reply to your order confirmation with the document attached and we'll sign and return it to you. Other states require our original signature, in which case you can email us the document, we will sign it and mail it to you for submission to the state. Alternatively, you can mail us the complete package of documents and state payment and we will sign and forward the package to the state for you. A few states, like Wyoming, require a separate Registered Agent Consent form. We'll send that directly to you after your order is placed. Please call our order processing team or email us with any additional questions or concerns.

The general rule is that InCorp only serves as an Kentucky registered agent for entities registered with the Secretary of State. We can serve for other agencies as well but need to be listed with the Secretary of State, also. When looking for a registered agent for an individual, we recommend using an attorney or law office.

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