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How to Change Registered Agent in Tennessee LLC

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Tennessee LLC Statement of Change of Registered Agent/Office by Entity or Agent

Are you a business owner looking for Tennessee LLC Statement of Change of Registered Agent/Office by Entity or Agent ? With the ever-changing nature of business, sometimes it’s important to Change Registered Agent your LLC to ensure the most accurate records are kept.

There are various ways to do this based on your state.
This guide will walk you through the steps to correctly do this for yourself in Tennessee:

Fill out Form SS-4534

This form is available here for download. Once downloaded, fill it out like so:

1) Enter the LLC control number and entity name
2) Check the appropriate box for the registered agent change
3) Enter the current registered agent
4) Enter the new registered agent
5) Enter the date and signature. Print or type the signature name and the signer’s capacity
6) Enter the submitter's name and phone number

There's multiple ways to submit this form - online, by mail, via fax, in-person.

Submit it online

1) Go to https://tnbear.tn.gov/ecommerce/default.aspx
2) Click on "Find and Update a Business Record"
3) Enter the name of the LLC in the search name box. You can also search by the control number
4) Click on the control number
5) In "Available Entity Actions" click on more
6) Click on "Change Registered Agent"
7) Click on "Start Now" in the red box
8) Check the appropriate box for the registered agent change
9) Enter the registered agent information
10) Check the attestation box and review
11) Check the box and enter the name and contact information of the authorized representative
12) Pay

Submit it by mail

1. Print and fill out the form
2. The Application for Statement of Change of Registered Agent and/or Office ​ should be typed or hand-printed in dark blue or black ink.
3. Make check, cashier’s check or money order payable to the Tennessee Secretary of State.
4. Mail forms to Tennessee Secretary of State ATTN: Corporate Filing 312 Rosa L. Parks Ave FL 6 Nashville TN 37243


  1. Prepare by choosing a Name and Registered Agent
  2. File Certificate of Formation with the State of Texas
  3. Apply for an EIN with the IRS
  4. Obtain an Operating Agreement
  5. Handle Ongoing Texas Compliance and Maintenance
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