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. Information included in the
document must be typewritten, 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 on
“Business Center” 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.
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.
Words. Inclusion of any of these terms: “bank” or
“trust” or any derivative thereof, “credit union”, “savings and loan”, “insurance”,
“casualty”, “mutual”, or “surety” may be prohibited or restricted by Colorado
law, and may be regulated by other state agencies (for example, use of the term
“bank” requires Division of Banking approval).
Mark only one box. If more than
one term appears in the name, choose the term that best describes the
organizational structure of the entity.
Office Street Address. List the complete street
address of the entity’s principal office.
Office Mailing Address. If mail cannot be delivered to
the street address, provide an address where mail may be delivered.
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
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.
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.
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
Delayed Effective Date. The effective date of this document may be
delayed up to 90 days after filing with the Colorado Secretary of State. The delayed effective date may also specify a
particular time of day Mountain Time. If
no time of day is specified, it defaults to close of business on that
date. Close of business is 11:59:59 PM
Mountain Time. For legal authority,
refer to §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 names
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. Causing this document to be delivered to the
secretary of state for filing shall constitute the affirmation or
acknowledgment of each individual causing such delivery, under penalties of
perjury, that the document is the individual's act and deed, or that the
individual in good faith believes the document is the act and deed of the
person on whose behalf the individual is causing the document to be delivered
for filing, taken in conformity with the requirements of part 3 of article 90 of
title 7, C.R.S., the constituent documents, and the organic statutes, and that
the individual in good faith believes the facts stated in the document are true
and the document complies with the requirements of that Part, the constituent
documents, and the organic statutes.
This perjury notice applies
to each individual who causes this document to be delivered to the secretary of
state, whether or not such individual is named in the document as one who has
caused it to be delivered.
Filing Information. State the name(s) and address(es) of the
individual(s) causing this document to be delivered for filing. This information is required for the Colorado
Secretary of State to deliver notice if the filing of the document is refused
(§7-90-301, C.R.S.). The individual(s)
listed will be held responsible for complying with the above notice. The document
need not state the true name and address of more than one individual. However, if you wish to state the name and
address of any additional individuals causing the document to be delivered for
filing, mark this box ٱ and include an attachment stating the name and address of such
Disclaimer. These instructions, and the related form, 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 attorney.