INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING THE RESIGNATION OF AGENT
UPON WHOM PROCESS MAY BE SERVED (FORM RA-100)
For easier completion, this form is available on the Secretary of State's website at
http://www.sos.ca.gov/business/ and can be viewed, filled in and printed from your computer.
The completed form can be mailed to Secretary of State, Document Filing Support Unit, 1500 11th
Street, 3rd Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814 or delivered in person to the Sacramento office. If you are
not completing this form online, please type or legibly print in black or blue ink. This form is only
filed in the Sacramento office.
Statutory filing provisions are found in California Corporations Code section 1503, 6211, 8211, 9660,
12571, 15627, 16309, 17061 or 18210; or Financial Code section 14101.6.
An agent for service of process designated by an entity registered with the Secretary of State may file
Form RA-100 to resign as such agent. Upon filing Form RA-100, the authority of the agent for service of
process to act in that capacity will cease, and the Secretary of State will give written notice of the
resignation to the entity.
FEES: There is no fee for filing Form RA-100. However, there is a $15.00 special handling fee for
processing a document delivered in person to the Sacramento office. The special handling fee must be
remitted by separate check for each submittal and will be retained whether the document is filed or
rejected. The preclearance and/or expedited filing of a document within a guaranteed time frame can be
requested for an additional fee (in lieu of the special handling fee). Please refer to the Secretary of State’s
website at http://www.sos.ca.gov/business/precexp.htm for detailed information regarding preclearance and
expedited filing services. The special handling fee or preclearance and expedited filing services are not
applicable to documents submitted by mail. Check(s) should be made payable to the Secretary of State.
COPIES: The Secretary of State will endorse fi