In the case of a non-profit foreign corporation wanting to become registered in the State of Kansas and able to conduct business operations in the state, the following form has to be completed and submitted along with a $115 filing fee.Download
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Instructions Page 1 of 1 Contact: Kansas Office of the Secretary of State Memorial Hall, 1st Floor 120 S.W. 10th Avenue Topeka, KS 66612-1594 (785) 296-4564 firstname.lastname@example.org www.sos.ks.gov FN 51-17 Instructions: Foreign Not-For-Profit Corporation Application i K.S.A . 17-7301 Rev. 12/27/10 jdr All information on the foreign application must be complete and accompanied by the correct filing fee or the document will not be accepted for filing. 1. FILING FEE: The filing fee for this document is $115 . 2. PAYMENT: Please enclose a check or money order payable to the Secretary of State. Applications received without the appropriate fee will not be accepted for filing. Please do not send cash. Also, to expedite processing, please do not use staples on your documents or to attach che\ cks. 3. INCLUDE AN ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE OF GOOD STANDING OR EXISTENCE: The certificate must be issued by the state, country or other jurisdiction where incorporated attesting to the\ fact that such foreign corporation is in good standing in such jurisdiction. The certificate must be issued within 90 days of filing the application. 4. CORPORATION NAME: The corporate name on all documents must be exactly the same as it appe\ ars on the certificate, including punctuation. If the corporation applying for authority has the same name as an entity already on file, you may do one of the following: P Include a letter of consent from the existing entity to use the name. If the existing entity is a corporation, the consent must be signed by an authorized officer. A consent from another type of entity must be signed by any authorized person. P Include a letter stating that the corporation will list its home state as a means of identification and in its advertising in the state of Kansas. The use of a corporate name is governed by K.S.A. 17-7301 (c)(2) and\ (3). You may view statutes at www.kslegislature.org. 5. RESIDENT AGENT: The resident agent is a person or entity that is authorized to accept s\ ervice of process (lawsuits) on behalf of the business entity. This does not necessarily\ mean that the agent himself/herself is being sued, but that he/she has the authority and responsibility to acce\ pt service of process on behalf of the business. 6. REGISTERED OFFICE: The registered office is the address where the resident agent is located. 7. MAILING ADDRESS: The mailing address is where you would like to receive official mail from the Secretary of State’s office. 8. SIGNATURE: The application requires the signature of an authorized officer. NOTICE: If the entity has been doing business in Kansas at least six months prior to filing with our office, you may owe annual reports and/or penalty fee (K.S.A. 17-7002). STAY UP-TO-DATE ON YOUR ORGANIZATION’S STATUS, ANNUAL REPORT DUE DATE AND CONTACT ADDRESSES BY GOING TO WWW.SOS.KS.GOV. UNDER QUICK LINKS, SELECT SEARCH BUSINESS ENTITY INFORMATION. NOTICE: There is a $25 service fee for all checks returned by your financial institution. All information must be completed or this document will not be accepted for filing. Above space is for office use only. ____________________________________________________________________________________________ _ CONTACT: Kansas Office of the Secretary of State Memorial Hall, 1st Floor 120 S.W. 10th Avenue Topeka, KS 66612-1594 (785) 296-4564 email@example.com www.sos.ks.gov FN 51-17 KANSAS SECRETARY OF STATE Foreign Not-For-Profit Corporation Application INSTRUCTIONS: All information must be completed or this document will not be accepted for filing. Please read instructions sheet before completing. i Page 1 of 2 1. Name of the corporation:Name of corporation must match the name on record with the home state 2. State/Country of organization: 3. Began doing business in Kansas: K.S.A . 17-7301 Rev. 12/27/10 jdr 5. Principal office address: _______________________________________ Upon qualification _____________________________ _ Month Day Year ________________________________________________________________________\ _______________ _ Name Street Address ______________________________________ Kansas _________________________________________ __ City State Zip ________________________________________________________________________\ _______________ _ Street Address ________________________________________________________________________\ ______________ _ City State Zip Country _______________________________________ 7. Tax closing month: 8. Full nature and character of the business to be conducted in the state of Kansas: ____________________________________________________________________________________________ _ 4. Name of the resident agent and address of the registered office in Kansas:Address must be a street addressA P.O. box is unacceptable 6. Mailing address:This address will be used to send official mail from the Secretary of State’s office ________________________________________________________________________\ _______________ _ Attention Name Address ________________________________________________________________________\ ______ __ City State Zip ________________________________________________________ ____________\ __________________________________________ __ Signature of authorized officer Date (month, day, year) Page 2 of 2 K.S.A . 17-7301 Rev. 12/27/10 jdr 11. Duration of the corporation: Perpetual Date the corporation will cease 12. Effective date:A future effective date must be within 90 days of filing date Upon filing Future effective date _____________________________ _ Month Day Year _____________________________ _ Month Day Year 13. I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the state of Kansas that the foregoing is true and correct and that the corporation is in good standing in its home state, and I have remitted the required fee. 9. The corporation hereby consents, without power of revocation, that actions may be commenced against it in the proper court of any county in the state of Kansas where there is a proper venue by service of process on the Secretary of State of the state of Kansas; and the corporation stipulates and agrees that such service shall be taken and held in all courts to be valid and binding as if due service had been made upon an officer of the corporation. 10. This corporation is operating as a foreign not-for-profit corporation.