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Certificate Of Authority Of Foreign Profit Corporation Application - Montana

Certificate Of Authority Of Foreign Profit Corporation Application Form. This is a Montana form and can be used in Corporation Business Filing Secretary Of State .
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STATE OF MONTANA CERTIFICATE of AUTHORITY of FOREIGN PROFIT CORPORATION APPLICATION MCA 35-1-1028 MAIL: Prepare, sign, submit with an original signature and filing fee. This is the minimum information required. (This space for use by the Secretary of State only) LINDA McCULLOCH Secretary of State P.O. Box 202801 Helena, MT 59620-2801 (406) 444-3665 (406) 444-3976 sos.mt.gov Required Filing Fee: $70.00 24 Hour Priority Handling check box and Add $20.00 1 Hour Expedite Handling check box and Add $100.00 PHONE: FAX: WEB SITE: 1. Select 1 corporate type and complete as requested. Please note: The business name must contain the word "corporation", "incorporated", "company", or "limited" or an abbreviation. If a professional corporation the business name must contain the words "professional corporation" or an abbreviation (35-4-206, MCA)) General for profit corporation and the corporate name is: Professional Corporation and the corporate name is: ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Close Corporation which will operate with directors or without directors and its corporate name is: Professional Close Corporation which will operate with directors or without directors and its business name is: 2. 3. 4. It is incorporated under the laws of the state of: _____________________ and has attached an original, currently dated (within 6 months) Certificate of Existence (Good Standing). The date of its incorporation is: _______________________ and the period of duration is: ________________________ (Month/Day/Year) The business mailing address of the principal office:________________________________________________________ City: ____________________________________________ State ________________ Zip Code: ___________________ 5. The name, street address or rural route box number and mailing address for the registered office/agent in Montana: Appointment of a Registered Agent is confirmation of the agent's consent. Name: ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Street Address (required): ____________________________________________________________________________ Mailing Address: ____________________________________________________________________________________ City: _________________________________________________ State: MT Zip Code: __________________________ Signature of Agent: __________________________________________________________________________________ 6. 7. A description of the business the corporation intends to transact: ____________________________________________ The name, office held, and business mailing address of the current officer(s). (If a person holds more than one office please indicate [i.e. President/Treasurer].) You may provide an attachment if necessary. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8. The name and business mailing address of the current director(s). You may provide an attachment if necessary. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 9. I, HEREBY SWEAR AND AFFIRM, under penalty of law that the facts contained in this Application are true. ______________________________________________________ Signature of Officer or Chairperson of the Board ____________________________________ Date Revised: 11/08/2011 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com Daytime Contact: Phone ________________________ Email________________________________________________ sos.mt.gov/Business/Forms 44-Foreign_Profit_Corporation_Certificate_of_Authority.doc HELP SHEET: CERTIFICATE of AUTHORITY for FOREIGN PROFIT CORPORATION APPLICATION A foreign corporation must procure a certificate of authority, to transact business or conduct affairs from the Secretary of State of the State of Montana, according to 35-1-1026, MCA, before transacting any business or conducting any affairs in the State of Montana. Any foreign corporation which fails to procure such a certificate of authority shall not be permitted to maintain any action, suit or proceeding in any court in Montana. The application for a certificate of authority is made on forms furnished by the Secretary of State. An original (with an original signature) must be filed along with a Certificate of Existence (Good Standing) dated within six months and signed by the Secretary of State of the state of jurisdiction. One copy must be originally signed by the proper official of the corporation. A profit corporate name must contain a word such as "corporation", "company", "incorporated", "limited" or an abbreviation of one of these words or the corporation shall, for use in the State of Montana, add one of the words to the end of its name. A profit corporation transacting business in Montana must have an agent in Montana who will receive all official mailings and any service or process on behalf of the corporation. Physical & mailing addresses for agent must be in Montana. A profit corporation must provide the name(s) and business mailing address(es) of at least one officer and one director. Transacting Business or Conducting Affairs In general a foreign corporation is considered to be transacting business or conducting its affairs in Montana when it engages in Montana in the business or affairs for which it was incorporated. Without excluding other permissible activities, a foreign corporation is not considered to be transacting business or conducting affairs in Montana, by reason or carrying on any one or more of the following activities in the State, and a certificate of authority is not required: Maintaining, defending or settling any proceeding; Holding meetings of the board of directors or shareholders or carrying on other activities concerning its internal affairs; 3) Maintaining bank accounts; 4) Maintaining offices or agencies for the transfer, exchange and registration of the corporation's own securities or maintaining trustees or depositories with respect to those securities; 5) Selling through independent contractors; 6) Soliciting or obtaini
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