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New Jersey Foreign Qualification


In this section we'll explain the requirements, where to file, and fees regarding a New Jersey foreign qualification.

Filing Requirements

If you've incorporated your company in any state other than New Jersey (state motto: Liberty and Prosperity) and you wish to "conduct business" in New Jersey, you'll need to "foreign qualify" your company.

The form that needs to be completed and filed for all entity types is called the "Business Registration Application" form NJ-REG. The State of New Jersey requires the following pieces of information:

  • Name of company
  • Assumed name if company name is not available in New Jersey (if applicable)
  • Federal employer identification number (aka EIN)
  • New Jersey business code
  • Responsible corporate officers or members (names, addresses, social security numbers, percentage of ownership)
  • State (or country) of Incorporation
  • Date of formation in state of incorporation
  • Street address of principal office in the State of New Jersey
  • A designated commercial registered agent for service of process (can be either a corporation or natural person)
  • Street address of agent for service of process (PO Box is NOT acceptable)
  • Nature of business / type of services or products offered
  • Date began doing business in State of New Jersey
  • Signature of the authorized person

Where to file

The completed form can be filed by mail or in person:

New Jersey Secretary of State
Client Registration
P.O. Box 252
Trenton, NJ 08646

New Jersey Secretary of State
Client Registration
33 West State Street, 3rd Floor
Trenton, NJ 08608


State of New Jersey Secretary of State phone is (609) 292-9292. Their website is 

Fees & Costs

The State of New Jersey has a filing fee of $125 for all entity types.


We hope you found this page beneficial regarding an out of state LLC or corporation doing business in the State of New Jersey. For a small processing fee plus state fees, you can have one of our expert Incorporation Specialists "foreign qualify" your company in New Jersey. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call us at 1-800-423-2993 or 302-996-5819. Thank you for your interest in New Jersey Foreign Qualification.


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