Click here to look up the Minnesota Secretary of State availability of your entity FOREIGN CORPORATION REGISTRATION name before you file. TO TRANSACT BUSINESS IN MINNESOTA PLEASE TYPE OR PRINT IN BLACK INK. FILING FEE: $200 ($50 if Non-Profit) 1. YOU MUST ATTACH A CERTIFICATE OF GOOD STANDING OR STATUS, DATED WITHIN THE LAST 90 DAYS, ISSUED BY THE FILING OFFICER WHERE THE BUSINESS RECORDS ARE KEPT IN THE STATE OR JURISDICTION IN WHICH THIS ENTITY IS DOMICILED. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2 . The name of this corporation is: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Legal Name of Corporation 3. If the exact legal name of this corporation is unavailable in Minnesota, please complete, approve and execute the resolution at the bottom of this form and list the alternate name here: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ 4. The state or country under the laws of which the corporation is incorporated is: ____________________________________ 5. The name and address of the registered agent and registered office in the State of Minnesota is: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Full Name of Registered Agent City: State: Zip: Street: Registered Address:______________________________________________________________________________________ Street address or rural route and rural route box number of the registered agent in Minnesota (cannot be a P.O. Box) By registering the corporation irrevocably consents to service of process on it as provided by Minnesota Statutes chapter 303.13 and 5.25. 6. This corporation is a (check one) ____ non-profit ____ for-profit entity. I certify that I am authorized to execute this application and I further certify that I understand that by signing this application, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in section 609.48 as if I had signed this application under oath. ____________________________________________________________ (President, Vice-President, Secretary or Assistant Secretary) WHEREAS, the name of this corporation is currently on file with the Secretary of State of Minnesota, and WHEREAS, the cor- poration has not obtained the use of this name through the consent or affidavit procedures permitted by Minnesota Statutes chapter 302A.115, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that this corporation shall use the name ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ (Alternate name must also include a corporate designation). Which meets all the requirements of Minnesota Statutes chapters 303.05 and 302A.115, as its name in the State of Minnesota, for all purposes. Approved on __________________________ by the __________________________________________ vote of the Day Month Year Proportion Directors of ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Corporate Name _____________________________________________________ Authorized Signature I certify that this is the actual text of the approved resolution. bus25 Rev. 3-03 Print Reset INSTRUCTIONS 1. YOU MUST ATTACH A CERTIFICATE OF GOOD STANDING OR STATUS, DATED WITHIN THE LAST 90 DAYS, ISSUED BY THE FILING OFFICER WHERE THE BUSINESS RECORDS ARE KEPT IN THE STATE OR JURISDICTION IN WHICH THIS ENTITY IS DOMICILED. 2. List the legal name of the corporation in the state or country of formation. 3. Do not fill out this item if your name is available for registration in Minnesota. If (and only if) the name in item 1 is not avail- able in Minnesota, list the alternate name that you plan to use in Minnesota on this line. You may obtain a preliminary determi- nation of whether the name is available due to a name conflict by calling (651) 296-2803 between 8 AM and 4:30 PM Central Time. Your name may also be unavailable if it does not meet the legal requirements for corporate names in Minnesota. If you use an alternate name, you must also complete the resolution that appears at the bottom of the application and it must be approved by the board of directors of the corporation. Any alternate name must include a corporate designation. 4. List the state or country under the laws of which the corporation is currently governed. 5. List the name of the registered agent and the registered office in Minnesota. The corporation is required to have an agent. The agent may be an individual or a corporation validly registered in Minnesota. The agent must be located at the registered office, and the complete street or rural route address, not a post office box, must be listed. All notices and service of process from this office will be sent to the registered agent. 6. Check non-profit only if you are a non-profit corporation. Check for-profit in all other cases. If you check non-profit, make sure that the certificate of good standing or status specifically states that the corporation is a non-profit. 7. The application for registration must be signed by any one of the following officers: President, Vice-President, Secretary or Assistant Secretary. GENERAL INFORMATION To register this corporation, you must submit this application, the filing fee and a certificate of good standing or status. Please return this form, the certificate of good standing or status and the filing fee to: Secretary of State Business Services Section 180 State Office Building 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd St. Paul, MN 55155-1299 (651) 296-2803 Make Check Payable to the "Secretary of State". Your cancelled Check is your receipt. All of the information on this form is public and required in order to process this filing. Failure to provide the requested informa- tion will prevent the Office from approving or further processing this filing. This document can be made available in alternative formats, such as large print, Braille or audio tape, by calling (651)296- 2803/Voice. For TTY communication, contact Minnesota Relay Service at 1-800-627-3529 and ask them to place a call to (651)296-2803. The Secretary of State’s Office does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, religion, reliance on public assistance or political opinions or affiliations in employ- ment or the provision of services.
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