Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. 590-7-10-.12

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through May 10, 2024
Rule 590-7-10-.12 - Registered Office and Registered Agent
(1)Registered Office. The registered office must be a street address in Georgia where service of process may be served on the registered agent. The registered office address may not be a post office box, post office drawer, mail drop, or rural route, unless the address is also accompanied by a physical address of the exact location of the registered office where the registered agent can be personally served with process. The registered office may, but need not be, the limited partnership's principal office or its place of business.
(2)Registered Agent. The legal name of the registered agent at the registered office of the limited partnership shall be provided to the Secretary of State. An entity may not serve as its own registered agent.
(3)Unauthorized Appointment of Registered Agent. A person listed on the records of the Secretary of State as the registered agent for an entity without that person's consent or authorization may file a Notice of Unauthorized Appointment of Registered Agent with the Secretary of State on a form provided by the Division. There is no fee for filing a Notice of Unauthorized Appointment of Registered Agent. If the Notice of Unauthorized Appointment of Registered Agent is accepted for filing by the Secretary of State, then the filed notice will be added to records of the entity maintained by the Secretary of State, the entity's registered office and registered agent information maintained on the Division's automated database will be updated accordingly, and the Division may send notification of the filing to the entity by mail or electronic methods, such as email.

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 590-7-10-.12

O.C.G.A. §§ 14-5-23, 14-9-1102, 14-9-1103.

Original Rule entitled "Registered Office and Registered Agent" adopted. F. Nov. 26, 2018; eff. Dec. 16, 2018.