(1) A registered agent filing must be executed by the represented entity and state:

Terms Used In Washington Code 23.95.415

Washington Code 23.95.105
  • executed: means with present intent to authenticate or adopt a record:
  • Washington Code 23.95.105
  • Noncommercial registered agent: means a person that is not a commercial registered agent and is:
  • Washington Code 23.95.105
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Washington Code 23.95.105
  • Registered agent: means an agent of an entity which is authorized to receive service of any process, notice, or demand required or permitted by law to be served on the entity. See Washington Code 23.95.105
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Washington Code 23.95.105
  • (a) The name of the entity’s commercial registered agent; or
    (b) If the entity does not have a commercial registered agent:
    (i) The name and address of the entity’s noncommercial registered agent; or
    (ii) The title of an office or other position with the entity, if service of process, notices, and demands are to be sent to whichever individual is holding that office or position, and the address to which process, notices, or demands are to be sent.
    (2) A registered agent shall not be appointed without having given prior consent in a record to the appointment. The consent shall be delivered to the secretary of state in such form as the secretary of state may prescribe. The consent shall be filed with or as a part of the record first appointing a registered agent. In the event any individual or entity has been appointed registered agent without consent, that individual or entity may deliver to the secretary of state a notarized statement attesting to that fact, and the name shall immediately be removed from the records of the secretary of state.


    Effective dateContingent effective date2015 c 176: See note following RCW 23.95.100.