Mississippi Certificate of Authority Filing Service
Mississippi Foreign Corporation
If you are a corporation located in another state and want to conduct business in Mississippi, you will need a Mississippi Certificate of Authority from the state of Mississippi. This is obtained by filing as a foreign corporation with the Mississippi Secretary of State, Corporations Division. After you submit your forms, the state of Mississippi will return a filed certificate of authority to you. A foreign Mississippi corporation should not be confused with an out-of-country corporation. Any corporation not actually formed (created) in the state of Mississippi is a foreign corporation.
We charge for the state filing fees plus $100 to prepare and file the foreign Mississippi corporation Certificate of Authority form to the Corporations Division of the Mississippi Secretary of State. We will also track down the documentation needed from your home state of incorporation to file your documents.
If you want to submit the paperwork yourself: you just need to sign up for our registered agent service in Mississippi and you’ll find the foreign corporation form is in your client account immediately. You’ll also find some filing tips on how to make the filing with the state. You are required to have a registered agent in Mississippi anyway, so we try to make the process simple and easy for you, whether you want us to do the filing or you want to do the filing yourself.
How do I sign up?
Simply sign up for registered agent service first. Next, you can look at the form for foreign corporations in your online account and also at the included filing tips. If you decide not to do the filing yourself, you just click the “Add services” tab from your account, and add our filing services for $100 plus the state filing fees. You can see real time status of our work in progress in your online account at all times. After we are done with your foreign corporation registration in Mississippi, we always store the filing into your online account, email you a copy, and send you the original filed documents by mail.