Corporations, Associations, and Partnerships
Rhode Island Business Corporation Act
R.I. Gen. Laws § 7-1.2-1405
§ 7-1.2-1405. Application for certificate of authority.
In order to procure a certificate of authority to transact business in this state, a foreign corporation must make application for the certificate of authority to the secretary of state, which application includes:
(a) The name of the corporation and the state or country under the laws of which it is incorporated.
(b) The name which the corporation elects to use in this state in accordance with § 7-1.2-1403.
(c) The date of incorporation and the period of duration of the corporation.
(d) The street address of the principal office of the corporation.
(e) The name and address of its proposed registered agent in this state.
(f) The purpose or purposes of the corporation which it proposes to pursue in the transaction of business in this state.
(g) The names and respective addresses of the directors of the corporation if the state or country under the laws of which it was incorporated requires that it have directors and if not, the names and respective addresses of its principal officers.
(h) A statement of the aggregate number of shares which the corporation has authority to issue, itemized by classes, par value of shares, shares without par value, and series, if any, within a class.
(i) An estimate, expressed as a percentage, of the proportion that the estimated value of the property of the corporation to be located within this state during the following year bears to the value of all property of the corporation to be owned during the following year, wherever located, and an estimate, expressed as a percentage, of the proportion that the gross amount of business to be transacted by the corporation at or from places of business in this state during the following year bears to the gross amount which will be transacted by the corporation during the following year.
History of Section.
P.L. 2004, ch. 216, § 2; P.L. 2004, ch. 274, § 2; P.L. 2005, ch. 120, § 1; P.L. 2005, ch. 130, § 1; P.L. 2011, ch. 53, § 1; P.L. 2011, ch. 64, § 1; P.L. 2018, ch. 346, § 2.