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Section: Construction as continuation of heretofore existing laws

Statute: 15A:13-4

a. To procure a certificate of authority to conduct activities in this State, a foreign corporation shall file in the office of the Secretary of State an original and a copy of an application executed on behalf of the corporation setting forth: (1) The name of the corporation and the jurisdiction of its incorporation; (2) The date of incorporation and the period of duration of the corporation; (3) The address of the main office or headquarters of the corporation; (4) The address of the registered office of the corporation in this State, and the name of its registered agent in this State at that address, together with a statement that the registered agent is an agent of the corporation upon whom process against the corporation may be served; and (5) The character of the activities it is to conduct in this State, together with a statement that it is authorized to conduct those activities in the jurisdiction of its incorporation. b. Attached to the application shall be a certificate setting forth that the corporation is in good standing under the laws of the jurisdiction of its incorporation, executed by the official of that jurisdiction who has custody of the records pertaining to corporations and dated not earlier than 30 days prior to the filing of the application. If the certificate is in a foreign language, a translation thereof under oath of the translator shall be attached thereto. c. Upon the filing of the original and the copy of the application, the Secretary of State shall forward the copy to the Attorney General and shall issue to the foreign corporation a certificate of authority to conduct activities in this State. L.1983, c. 127, s. 15A:13-4, eff. Oct. 1, 1983.

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