Free Certificate of Authority - Foreign Profit Corporation - Washington


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Foreign Profit Corporation
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Filing Fee $180.00 Filing Fee with Expedited Service $200.00

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CERTIFICATE OF AUTHORITY
Chapter 23B.15 RCW SECTION 1
NAME OF CORPORATION: ____________________________________________________________________________ (Must contain one of the following corporate designations: Corporation, Incorporated, Limited or Company, or an abbreviation Corp., Inc., Ltd., or Co. See instructions page for use of names) NAME TO BE USED IN WASHINGTON STATE: (If different than above, resolution must be attached)

SECTION 2
STATE OR COUNTRY WHERE ORIGINALLY INCORPORATED: DATE OF ORIGINAL INCORPORATION: (Certificate of Existence or Document of similar import must be attached, see instructions page for this section)

SECTION 3
ADDRESS OF THE PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS: Street Address___________________________City___ _ ___State/Country ___State/Country Zip__________ Zip__________

PO Box_________________________________City___ _

SECTION 4
EFFECTIVE DATE OF CERTIFICATE OF AUTHORITY: (Please check one of the following) Upon filing by the Secretary of State Specific Date: __________________ (Specified effective date must be within 90 days AFTER the Certificate of Authority has been filed by the Office of the Secretary of State)

Foreign Profit Corporation Certificate

Washington Secretary of State

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SECTION 5
TENURE: (Please check one of the following and indicate the date if applicable) Perpetual existence Specific term of existence _______________ (Number of years or date of termination)

SECTION 6
DATE CORPORATION BEGAN DOING BUSINESS IN WASHINGTON STATE:

SECTION 7 NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE WASHINGTON STATE REGISTERED AGENT:
Name: ____________________________________________________________________________ Physical Location Address (required): ______________________________________________________________ City _____________________________________________ WA Zip Code ____________ Mailing or Postal Address (optional): _______________________________________________________________ City _____________________________________________ WA Zip Code _____________ CONSENT TO SERVE AS REGISTERED AGENT: I consent to serve as Registered Agent in the State of Washington for the above named corporation. I understand it will be my responsibility to accept Service of Process on behalf of the corporation; to forward mail to the corporation; and to immediately notify the Office of the Secretary of State if I resign or change the Registered Office Address. X___________________________________________________________________________ Signature of Registered Agent Printed Name Date

SECTION 8 NAME AND ADDRESS OF EACH DIRECTOR AND OFFICER:
(If necessary, attach additional names and addresses) Name: ________________________________ Title:________________ ___

Address: ____________________________________________________________________________ City__________________________________ State ______ Zip Code _______ __ Name: ________________________________ Title:________________ ___

Address: ____________________________________________________________________________ City__________________________________ State ______ Zip Code _______ __
This document is hereby executed under penalties of perjury, and is, to the best of my knowledge, true and correct.

X __________________________________________________________________________ Signature of Officer or Chairman Printed Name/Title Date Phone Number
Foreign Profit Corporation Certificate Washington Secretary of State Revised 05/09

INSTRUCTIONS FOREIGN PROFIT CORPORATION CERTIFICATE OF AUTHORITY
Please complete all sections of the Certificate of Authority. USE DARK INK ONLY. For an electronic, fillable version of this form, or to FILE ONLINE please visit our website at http://www.secstate.wa.gov/corps/

Section 1:
Enter the name of the corporation as recorded in the state/country of incorporation. Use of an alternate name requires a resolution by the board of directors certified by its secretary. In accordance with RCW 23B.15.060 a corporate name must contain one of the following words: Corporation, Incorporated, Limited or Company or the abbreviation: Corp., Inc., Ltd. or Co. A corporate name must be distinguishable upon the records of the Secretary of State from any other formally organized entity registered with the Secretary of State's office. Use of the word "Bank" or "Trust" must be approved prior to filing. It is advised that you contact the Secretary of State (360-725-0377) to check for name availability before filing.

Section 2:
Enter the state/country and the date of the original incorporation. You must attach a Certificate of Existence or similar import issued no longer than 60 days before the date of this application. For more information please see RCW 23B.15.030(2) Copies of articles from other states do not satisfy the requirements of 23B.15.030 Certificate of Existence.

Section 3:
Enter the address of the corporation's principal place of business were records are maintained.

Section 4:
An effective date may be specified. The effective date can be up to 90 days AFTER the Certificate of Authority has been filed by the Office of the Secretary of State.

Section 5:
Perpetual (ongoing until dissolved) or list a specific date or a specific number of years.

Section 6:
List the date the corporation began conducting business in Washington State. If business began prior to this filing please contact our office for additional fee information at 360-725-0377.

Section 7:
All corporations must have a registered agent in Washington State. The registered agent may be an individual who is a resident of Washington State, or a business entity registered with the Secretary of State's office. The agent must have a physical address in Washington State where personal service of process may be made. An alternative mailing address may be used in addition to the physical address. The mailing address must also be in Washington State. The Registered Agent must print their name and sign the consent to serve as Registered Agent.

Section 8:
List the full name and address of each Director and Officer. Only one Officer or Chairman's signature is required.

Additional Information:
You may attach any optional provisions to these articles (please do not attach bylaws or minutes, these items are not filed with this office).

FEES: The filing fee for Certificate of Authority is $180.00. If expedited service is requested, include an additional $20.00 per submission and write "EXPEDITE" on the outside of the envelope. Make the checks or money orders payable to "Secretary of State". (Filing and Expedite fees are non-refundable) Mail completed forms and payment to: Secretary of State Corporations Division 801 Capitol Way S PO Box 40234 Olympia WA 98504-0234 If you have questions, need assistance, or would like to provide feedback please visit the Corporations Division website at www.secstate.wa.gov/corps or call 360-725-0377.

Foreign Profit Corporation Certificate

Washington Secretary of State
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Revised 05/09