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When you’re ready to start your business in New Hampshire, QuickStart is the place to register your business with the secretary of state.  Here’s a quick guide to what you’ll need:

  • Know the type of business you want to start, such as a Corporation, Benefit Corporation, Limited Liability Company, or file a trade name
  • To check to see if your chosen business name is available, search here. To access  guidelines for business names and other policies and forms, access this link.
  • Create a QuickStart account here if you don’t already have one

Get additional resource and guidance from New Hampshire Small Business Development Center or the Small Business Administration.

“New Hampshire No. 1 State for Business Friendliness,” by CNBC.

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Business Status Definitions

Acceptance Inactive – Annual Report, reinstatement, re-qualification or agent change filed, but inactive because of protested check.

Active – Trade Name or entity that does not file reports.

Administrative Dissolution – Dissolution by Secretary of State for failure to file reports and/or fees and/or failure to maintain a registered agent.

Administrative Dissolution LLP-CC-NP – Dissolution by Secretary of State of Limited Liability Partnerships, Consumer Co-ops and Non Profits for failure to file reports and/or fees.

Administrative Suspension – Suspension by Secretary of State for failure to file reports and/or fees and/or failure to maintain a registered agent.

Consolidated Inactive – Entity that has consolidated into another entity.

Converted – Foreign entity that has converted into a different type of entity not registered with NH Secretary of State.

Creation Inactive – Creation document or Trade Name Renewal filed, but inactive because of protested check.

Dissolved – Corporation that has filed Articles of Dissolution or was Administratively Dissolved prior to 12/2004.

Forfeited – Trade Name that expired prior to 12/2004.

Good Standing – Entity that has filed all reports and fees.

Inactive – Dissolved or expired entity that is not required to file reports and/or fees and Trade Name that has expired.

Merged – Entity that has merged into other entity.

Non-Qualified – Out of state (foreign) entity not registered with NH Secretary of State involved in a merger with an entity(s) that is registered with the NH Secretary of State.

Not in Good Standing – Entity that owes reports and/or fees and/or agent has resigned.

Reserved Name – Business name reserved (held) for 120 days.

Transaction Inactive – Amendments filed, copies, or certificates issued, but inactive because of protested check.

Withdrawn – Foreign entity that has filed application for withdrawal from NH.

Withdrawn by Merger – Foreign entity that has merged into another entity.

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Registered Agent List

Entities Which May Be Willing
To Act As Registered Agents*

* This list is for the sole purpose of providing filers with names of businesses that will act as a registered agent. They must be contacted directly for information regarding the services they provide and the fees they charge for those services; they are not endorsed by the Secretary of State.

If your business wishes to be a part of this list, please send an email to corporate@sos.nh.gov with the full name, address and contact information of your business as you wish it to appear on the list.

Links to agent websites will open in a new window.

The information contained herein is provided as a public service. The State makes no representation or guarantee as to the correctness, completeness or suitability of the information provided or of any linked information. All critical information should be verified directly with the Secretary of State, Corporation Division. The State, its' employees, contractors, sub-contractors or their employees do not make any warranty, expressed or implied, or assume any legal liability for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product or process disclosed or represent that its use would not infringe on privately-owned rights. The information and/or services provided may change at any time without notice.

 

0 $49 A YEAR NEW HAMPSHIRE REGISTERED AGENT, LLC
159 MAIN ST SUITE 100
NASHUA NH  03060

Tel: (603) 513-7829
Email:  agent@newhampshireregisteredagent.com
Website:  www.newhampshireregisteredagent.com

0 NEW ENGLAND AGENTS, INC.
91A N STATE ST
CONCORD NH  03301

Tel:  (509) 768-2249
Fax:  (866) 543-4731
Email:  sales@northwestregisteredagent.com
Website:  www.northwestregisteredagent.com

0 YOU NAME THE PRICE AT WWW.RESIDENTAGENT.NET LLC
159 MAIN ST SUITE 100
NASHUA NH  03060

Tel: (512) 692-4661
Email:  info@residentagent.net
Website:  www.residentagent.net/new-hampshire-registered-agents.html

1 CLIENT MATTERS, LLC
971 IRIS ST
MANCHESTER NH  03102

Tel:  (603) 402-3511
Fax:  (603) 521-7182
Email:  ClientMatters@icloud.com
Website:  www.1clientmatters.com/registered-agent-services

3H AGENT SERVICES, INC.
ONE NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE, SUITE 125
PORTSMOUTH NH  03801

Tel:  (518) 583-0639 x 113
Toll Free Tel: (800) 796-7859
Toll Free Fax: (800) 728-4954
Email:  beth.harker@3has.com

471 MAPLE STREET, LLC
471 MAPLE ST
MANCHESTER NH  03104

Tel: (978) 925-7510
Email:  gmpm603@gmail.com

 

A-1 REGISTERED AGENTS, LLC
63 PLEASANT ST
PO BOX 777
CONCORD NH  03302-0777

Toll Free Tel:  (800) 332-3034
Toll Free Fax:  (877) 524-3034
Email:  info@docusearchinc.com
Website:  www.docusearchinc.com

JAMES W. HILL
BIRCH HILL BOOKKEEPING & CONSULTING

PO BOX 101
MOULTONBOROUGH NH  03254-0101

Tel:  (603) 986-4455
Email:  jim_hill_nh@yahoo.com
Website:  www.birchhill.net

BUSINESS FILINGS INCORPORATED
2 1/2 BEACON ST
CONCORD NH  03301

Tel:  (608) 827-5300
Toll Free Tel:  (800) 981-7183
Fax:  (608) 827-5501
Email:  info@bizfilings.com
Website:  www.bizfilings.com

CAPITOL CORPORATE SERVICES, INC.
1 OLD LOUDON RD
CONCORD NH  03301

Toll Free Tel:  (800) 345-4647
Toll Free Fax:  (800) 432-3622
 

 

BRYAN W. CLICKNER,
ATTORNEY AT LAW, P.L.L.C.

152 S MAST ST
PO BOX 370
GOFFSTOWN NH  03045

Tel:  (603) 497-3400
Fax:  (603) 497-4909
Email:  bryan@ClickOnLaw.com
Website:  www.ClickOnLaw.com

COGENCY GLOBAL INC.
63 PLEASANT ST
CONCORD NH  03301

Toll Free Tel:  (800) 483-1140
Email:  info@cogencyglobal.com
Website:  www.cogencyglobal.com/
  

 

CONCORD SEARCH & RETRIEVAL, INC.
10 FERRY ST, SUITE 313
CONCORD NH  03301

Toll Free Tel:  (877) 273-1119
Email:  research@concordsearch.net
Website:  www.concordsearch.net

 

ATTY. KENNETH R. CARGILL
COOPER CARGILL CHANT, P.A.

2935 WHITE MOUNTAIN HWY
N CONWAY NH  03860

Toll Free Tel:  (888) 999-5439
Fax:  (603) 356-7975
Email:  attorneys@coopercargillchant.com
Website:  www.coopercargillchant.com

CORPORATE CREATIONS NETWORK INC.
3 EXECUTIVE PARK DR #9
BEDFORD NH  03110

Tel:  (603) 369-3031
Toll Free Tel:  (800) 672-9110
Website:  www.CorporateCreations.com

CORPORATE FILING SOLUTIONS, LLC
225 CLARK HILL RD
NEW BOSTON NH  03070

Toll Free Tel:  (888) 237-3410
Toll Free Fax:  (888) 331-0558
Email:  customerservice@filingsmadeeasy.com
Website:  www.filingsmadeeasy.com

CORPORATION SERVICE COMPANY
D/B/A LAWYERS INCORPORATING SERVICE

10 FERRY ST, SUITE 313
CONCORD NH  03301

Toll Free Tel:  (800) 927-9800
Email:  csrcontact@cscinfo.com
Website:  www.cscglobal.com

ATTY. BRADLEY M. LOWN
COUGHLIN, RAINBOTH, MURPHY AND LOWN, P.A.

439 MIDDLE ST
PORTSMOUTH NH  03801

Tel:  (603) 431-1993
Fax:  (603) 431-8333
Email:  lown@nhtrialattorneys.com

CT CORPORATION
2 1/2 BEACON ST
CONCORD NH  03301

Toll Free Tel:  (855) 316-8944
Email:  info@ctadvantage.com
Website:  ct.wolterskluwer.com/registered-agent-services

MARK W. DELL’ORFANO, ESQ.
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW

889 ELM ST, 5TH FLOOR
PO BOX 531
MANCHESTER NH  03105-0531

Toll Free Tel:  (888) 472-3002
Email:  contact@mwdlaw.net 

A. KEITH DIAS, ESQ.
DIAS LAW, PLLC

321 ROUTE 125, 2ND FLOOR
BRENTWOOD NH  03833

Mailing:
PO BOX 396
KINGSTON NH  03848

Tel:  (603) 540-9177
Fax:  (603) 658-1491
Email:  keith@diaslawpllc.com
Website:  www.diaslawpllc.com

DOCUSEARCH, INC.
63 PLEASANT ST
PO BOX 777
CONCORD NH  03302-0777

Toll Free Tel:  (800) 332-3034
Toll Free Fax:  (877) 524-3034
Email:  info@docusearchinc.com
Website:  www.docusearchinc.com

 

DAVE DOKKEN P.C.A. 365
2 BUDDY ST
HOOKSETT NH  03106

Tel:  (805) 603-1021
Email:  nh.agent@yahoo.com

 

THOMAS R. WATSON, ESQ.
DRUMMOND WOODSUM & MacMAHON, P.A.

501 ISLINGTON ST, SUITE 2C
PORTSMOUTH NH  03801

Tel:  (603) 433-3317 x 218
Fax:  (603) 433-5384
Email:  twatson@dwmlaw.com
Website:  www.dwmlaw.com

FIRST CORPORATE SOLUTIONS, INC.
ATTN:  PAUL J. HAGAN
10 FERRY ST, SUITE 313
CONCORD NH  03301

Tel:  (844) 392-7588
Email:  raservices@ficoso.com
Website:  www.ficoso.com

FOY LAW OFFICE, PLLC
402 AMHERST ST, SUITE 100
NASHUA NH  03063

Tel:  (603) 598-4030
Fax:  (603) 598-4020
Email:  lfoy@foylawoffice.com
Website:  www.foylawoffice.com

CHARLES G. GLOVER, ESQ.,
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW

3 N SPRING ST #200
CONCORD NH  03301

Tel:  (603) 223-0110
Fax:  (603) 223-5025
Email:  charles@gloveresq.com

HEBERT & DOLDER, PLLC
95 N STATE ST, SUITE 4
CONCORD NH  03301

Tel:  (603) 717-0380
Fax:  (603) 717-0382
Email:  info@hebertanddolder.com
Website:  www.hebertanddolder.com

HIQ CORPORATE SERVICES, INC.
10 FERRY ST, SUITE 313
CONCORD NH  03301

Toll Free Tel:  (800) 564-5300
Toll Free Fax:  (866) 752-2808
Email:  agents@hiq-agents.com
Website:  www.hiq-agents.com

INCORP SERVICES, INC.
152 S MAST ST
GOFFSTOWN NH  03045

Toll Free Tel:  (800) 246-2677
Website:  www.incorp.com
  

NCORPORATING SERVICES, LTD. D/B/A ISL
Contact Person:
KAREN ELLIOTT
10 FERRY ST, SUITE 313
CONCORD NH  03301

Toll Free Tel:  (800) 346-4646
Fax:  (302) 531-3150
Email:  orders@INCserv.com

JOHN P. KALLED, ESQUIRE
KALLED LAW OFFICES, PLLC

15 COURTHOUSE SQUARE
PO BOX 130
OSSIPEE NH  03864-0130

Tel:  (603) 539-2218
Fax:  (603) 539-6345
Email:  john.kalled@kalledlaw.com
Website:  www.kalledlaw.com

KMA LAW GROUP, LLC
52 THE FLUME
AMHERST NH  03031

Tel:  (603) 254-6471
Email:  kati@kmalawgroup.net
Website:  www.kmalawgroup.net

ANDREW LANE CPA
LANE RIFKIN PLLC

84 WEST BROADWAY
DERRY NH  03038

Tel:  (603) 434-7500
Email:  aplane@cpamba.co

LEGALCORP SOLUTIONS, INC.
1950 LAFAYETTE RD SUITE 200
PORTSMOUTH NH  03801

Tel:  (888) 534-3018
Email:  info@legalcorpsolutions.com

LEGALINC CORPORATE SERVICES INC.
1950 LAFAYETTE RD SUITE 200A
PORTSMOUTH NH  03801

Email:  ra@legalinc.com
Website:  www.legalinc.com

GEORGE STANLEY
LOVELAND LINEAGE LLC

469 HILLSBORO ST
BERLIN NH  03570

Tel:  (603) 728-7415
Email:  viveldifference@yahoo.com

THOMAS F. McCUE
LAW OFFICE OF THOMAS F. McCUE PLLC

27 CAMBRIDGE ST
PO BOX 485
BERLIN NH  03570-0485

Tel:  (603) 783-9675
Email:  atty@tfmccue.com

JENNY MILANA, ESQ.
MILANA LEGAL

78 WEST BROADWAY
DERRY NH  03038

Tel:  (603) 552-5244
Email:  Jenny@MilanaLegal.com

JEREMEY A. MILLER, ESQ.
J. MILLER & ASSOCIATES, PLLC

41 S MAIN ST
CONCORD NH  03301

Tel:  (603) 223-6613
Toll Free Tel:  (866) 723-5623
Fax:  (603) 375-8450
Email:  JMiller@MillerLawNH.com

MICHAEL C. MURPHY, ESQ.
MICHAEL C. MURPHY LAW OFFICE

806 N MAIN ST
LACONIA NH  03246-2603

Tel:  (603) 524-5050
Fax:  (603) 524-7695
Email:  mrphylaw@metrocast.net

NATIONAL REGISTERED AGENTS INC.
2 1/2 BEACON ST
CONCORD NH  03301

Toll Free Tel:  (800) 550-6724
Website:  www.registeredagent.com

NEW ENGLAND MARKETING AND EFFICIENCY, LTD
373 S WILLOW ST #174
MANCHESTER NH  03103

Tel:  (603) 219-4353
Email:  agent@nemarketingefficiency.com
Website:  www.nemarketingefficiency.com

PARACORP INCORPORATED
1 OLD LOUDON RD
CONCORD NH  03301

Toll Free Tel:  (800) 533-7272
Toll Free Fax:  (800) 603-5868
Website:  www.parasec.com
 

JUSTIN R. PARE, ESQ.
PARE LAW, PLLC

53 STILES RD, SUITE A103
SALEM NH  03079

Tel:  (603) 818-4884
Fax:  (603) 681-9118
Email:  justin@pare.Law
Website:  www.pare.law
 
C&V POSADA LLC
1950 LAFAYETTE RD SUITE 200 MAILBOX #1
PORTSMOUTH NH  03801

Tel:  (603)610-7100
Website:  www.newenglandofficesuites.com

GEORGE WILKINSON
PRECISE RESEARCH & BACKGROUND SCREENING L.L.C.

720 E INDUSTRIAL PARK DR, SUITE 14
MANCHESTER NH  03109

Toll Free Tel:  (888) 624-0492
Fax:  (603) 669-4234
Email: gwilkinson@preciseresearch.org

REGISTERED AGENT SOLUTIONS, INC.
10 FERRY ST, SUITE 313

CONCORD NH  03301

Toll Free Tel:  (888) 705-7274
Toll Free Fax:  (888) 706-7274
Email: agent@rasi.com
Website: www.rasi.com

REGISTERED AGENTS INC.
91A N STATE ST

CONCORD NH  03301

Tel:  (307) 200-2803
Website: www.registeredagentsinc.com

RESEARCH CONNECTION, INC. OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
1 OLD LOUDON RD

CONCORD NH  03301

Toll Free Tel:  (800) 540-5064 OR
Tel:  (603) 226-8600
Toll Free Fax:  (800) 530-1509
Email: laurie@theresearchconnection.com
Website: www.theresearchconnection.com

LYNN C. RUST, CPA
LYNN C. RUST, CPA, P.C.

217R OLD HOMESTEAD HIGHWAY
SWANZEY NH  03446

Tel:  (603) 358-6565
Email: lrust@lcrcpa.com

ALEC L. McEACHERN, ESQ.
SHAINES & McEACHERN, P.A.

282 CORPORATE DR, UNIT 2
PORTSMOUTH NH  03801

Tel:  (603) 436-3110
Fax:  (603) 436-2993
Email: alecm@shaines.com
Website: www.shaines.com

TCS CORPORATE SERVICES, INC.
63 PLEASANT ST

CONCORD NH  03301

Toll Free Tel:  (888) 603-3300
Email:  sgale@tcsteam.com

UNISEARCH, INC.
10 FERRY ST, SUITE 313

CONCORD NH  03301

Toll Free Tel:  (800) 722-0708
Toll Free Fax:  (800) 531-1717
Email: unisop@unisearch.com
Website: www.unisearch.com

URS AGENTS, LLC
10 FERRY ST, SUITE 313

CONCORD NH  03301

Tel:  (800) 567-4397
Email: info@ursagents.com
Website: www.ursagents.com

ATTY. JOHN J. WASHBURN
LAW OFFICE OF JOHN J. WASHBURN

99 PINE HILL RD #660
NASHUA NH  03063-2133

Tel:  (603) 821-1861
Fax:  (603) 889-1810
Email: jjw@johnjwashburnlaw.com

WYZE BUSINESS CENTERS INC.
147 BROOKDALE RD

SALEM NH  03079

Tel:  (603) 893-8854
Fax:  (603) 893-1050
Email: frank@wyze.us

ZELEK & ASSOCIATES, A FINANCIAL SERVICES CORPORATION
1088 WHITTIER HWY

PO BOX 766
MOULTONBOROUGH NH  03254

Tel:  (603) 476-9789
Website: www.zelekandassociates.com

BRANCH REMOTE OFFICES
88 PRISCILLA LN, UNIT 5
AUBURN NH  03032

Website:  www.branchro.com

 

Equity Care Management, LLC
36 Blueberry Ridge Rd
Newport NH 03773

Contact: Scott T. Meyers
Phone: 603-542-5992

 

 

 

 

 

 

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