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What is a Registered Agent, and Why Do I Need One?

Montana Registered Agent

When filing your LLC, it is a legal requirement to appoint a Registered Agent (RA).


A Registered Agent, whether an individual or a company, serves as the designated recipient of official mail on behalf of your business. The Registered Agent must be authorized to conduct business in the state where your LLC is registered.


The purpose of having a Registered Agent is to ensure that your LLC can reliably receive important mail and legal documents. This requirement is mandated in many states to guarantee that the LLC has a physical point of contact for official correspondence.

When individuals, government agencies, or process servers need to establish formal contact with a business, they refer to the registered agent information on file and send mail or legal documents to the designated registered agent. This is particularly important for out-of-state LLC owners who may not be physically present to receive court paperwork or other official communications.


As your registered agent, LLCTLC plays a crucial role in receiving these documents on behalf of our clients. We promptly forward all relevant documentation to ensure timely and efficient communication.


While having a registered agent is essential, it is also advisable for LLC owners to consider additional forms of protection, such as business insurance. Determining the specific types of protections needed for your LLC can be best addressed by consulting with a corporate lawyer who can provide tailored advice based on your unique circumstances.

Mail Forwarding Services

Utilize our dependable mail forwarding services in Montana, where we receive your mail and forward it to you weekly. As an added benefit, our "toss the junk" plan comes at no additional cost and allows you to save up to 50% on postage expenses by removing unwanted mail from the forwarding process. Count on us to streamline your mail handling and ensure that only the essential and desired items reach your mailbox.


With our electronic mail forwarding plan, you can enjoy the convenience of having your mail scanned and uploaded to your personal folder in our secure online customer portal. This allows you to access and read your mail from anywhere in the world. Please note that postage charges apply for parcel forwarding, ensuring the timely delivery of your packages. Trust LLCTLC to efficiently handle your mail forwarding needs, providing you with a seamless and accessible solution.


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How do I know if a Registered Agent is qualified?

Your Registered Agent should have a current business license and street address in the state. You can search for qualified Registered Agents online through Montana’s official state website.

I live outside the United States.

Can you serve as my 

registered agent so that I can form my LLC in Montana?

Yes, as your registered agent we provide a mailing and physical address for your Montana LLC. We also provide an address for the Montana Secretary of State and for the Department of Motor Vehicles.

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How do I register a vehicle in Montana?

We help you file a Montana LLC, and act as the registered agent by providing a Montana address from which to conduct business.

Once the LLC is filed, you can use it right away to register vehicles. You own the LLC and the company owns the vehicles.

Ready to get started?

Still looking for more information? Check out one of our other services:


LLC  Formation

Let us help you start an LLC in Montana, New Mexico, or Wyoming, letting you know the specific benefits offered by each state. 


Vehicle Registration

Your cars, motorcycles,

ATVs, RVs, UTVs, luxury cars, trailers, boats, and aircraft can all be registered under your LLC. 


Annual Reports

LLCs are required to file annual reports. LLCTLC will remind you when reports are due, and file them for you. 

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