Instructions for Completing Articles of Incorporation for a Corporation Sole

Use these instructions when completing Articles of Incorporation for a corporation sole pursuant to §7-102-102 and part 3 of Article 90 of Title 7 of the Colorado Revised Statutes (C.R.S.). Provide only information required or permitted to be included in the document by Colorado law. The form must be completed on a computer or typewriter. Handwritten forms will not be accepted. The completed form must be in English and must state the name(s) and address(es) of at least one individual causing the document to be delivered for filing. 

The required form/coversheet must be used when filing the document.  For legal authority, refer to § 7-90-301 and § 7-90-302, C.R.S. You may include additional information in an attachment to the form/coversheet. Any attachment becomes part of the document. If there is a conflict between information in the attachment and the form/coversheet, the information in the form/coversheet controls. Information provided in a case-sensitive format will be retrieved and displayed in the same format. Visit our Web site at www.sos.state.co.us and click “Businesses, trademarks, trade names” for a copy of a document after filing, Certificates of Good Standing, other electronic services, and other information. For answers to general filing questions consult the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), also on our Web site. 


Instructions

Entity Name.  State the name of the corporation. The name of a corporation sole may, but need not, contain the term or abbreviation “corporation”, “incorporated”, “company”, “limited”, “corp.”, “inc.”, “co.” or “ltd.”. For legal authority, refer to §7-90-601, C.R.S.

Principal Office Street Address.  List the complete street address of the entity’s principal office.

Principal Office Mailing Address.  If mail cannot be delivered to the street address, provide an address where mail may be delivered.

Registered Agent.  List the name of the registered agent. A registered agent must be an individual age 18 years or older whose primary residence or usual place of business is in Colorado, a domestic entity having a usual place of business in Colorado or a foreign entity authorized to transact business or conduct activities in Colorado that has a usual place of business in Colorado. If the entity has a usual place of business in Colorado, it may serve as its own registered agent. For legal authority, refer to §7-90-701, C.R.S.

Statement Regarding Registered Agent Consent.  A statement is required that the person appointed as the registered agent in the document has consented to being so appointed.

Registered Agent Street Address.  Please list the complete street address (physical location) of the entity’s registered agent, including zip code.  This may be the address of the registered agent’s primary residence in Colorado or usual place of business in Colorado if the registered agent is an individual, or of the usual place of business in Colorado if the registered agent is an entity.

Registered Agent Mailing Address.  If mail cannot be delivered to the street address, please provide an address where mail may be delivered.

Purpose.  Indicate the purpose(s) for which the corporation is formed. If additional space is needed, mark the box and include an attachment stating the additional information.

Delayed Effective Date (optional)The effective date of this document may be delayed up to 90 days after filing with the Colorado Secretary of State. The document becomes effective at twelve midnight Mountain Time on the date specified. However, a time of day other than twelve midnight may be selected. Mountain Time controls the filing date and time. For legal authority, refer to § 2-4-109 and § 7-90-304, C.R.S.

Name and Title of Person with Vested Legal Title.  State the name and title of the person in whom is vested legal title to the property. Include the last, first and/or middle name.

Additional Information.  If additional information pursuant to §7-52-101, C.R.S., Title 12 or other organic statutes is to be included, mark the box and include an attachment stating the additional information.

Notice: This section describes the legal authority for filing this document. Refer to § 7-90-301.5, C.R.S. for more information.

Individual Causing Delivery: Pursuant to § 7-90-301.5, C.R.S., each individual causing the document to be filed is responsible for complying with the applicable statutes. Provide the last name and first name of at least one individual causing the document to be delivered for filing. A middle name and suffix are optional. The mailing address, including the city, state and ZIP code, must be provided. Any address outside of the United States must include the country and, if applicable, the province.

Example: Smith, John
                123 N. Main St., Apt 101
                Denver, Colorado 80122

Additional Individuals Causing Delivery: Check this box to include an attachment with the names and addresses of additional individuals causing the document to be filed. The attachment must provide the name of each additional individual, including their last name and first name. A middle name and suffix are optional. Also provide the mailing address, including the city, state and ZIP code. Any address outside of the United States must include the country and, if applicable, the province.

Disclaimer: These instructions, and the related form/cover sheet, are not intended to provide legal, business or tax advice, and are offered as a public service without representation or warranty. While the related form is believed to satisfy minimum legal requirements as of its revision date, compliance with applicable law, as the same may be amended from time to time, remains the responsibility of the user of this form. Questions should be addressed to the user’s legal, business or tax advisor(s).