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Articles Of Domestication (Arizona)

This is a domestic profit or non-profit corporations' filing of articles of domestication in Arizona. The form provided here is simply a sample of what the actual Form CF0036 looks like.


TUCSON, ARIZONA 85701-1347


[Name of Corporation]

1. Name.

The name of the Corporation is ____________________________.

2. Original Incorporation.

The Corporation was originally incorporated in the State of


and the date of its incorporation in that state was

_______________, _____.

3. Documents Furnished.

The official in charge of corporate filings in the jurisdiction in which the Corporation was previously incorporated will be provided with a copy of the Articles of Domestication filed in the State of Arizona.

4. Purpose.

The purpose for which the corporation is organized is the transaction of any or all lawful business for which corporations may be incorporated under the laws of Arizona, as they may be amended from time to time.

5. Initial Business.

The corporation initially intends to conduct the business of


6. Authorized Capital.

The Corporation shall have authority to issue ________ shares of Common Stock.

7. Known Place of Business in Arizona.

The street address of the known place of business of the Corporation is:



8. Statutory Agent.

The name and address of the statutory agent of the Corporation is:



9. Board of Directors.

The board of directors currently consist of ______ director(s). The name(s) and address(es) of the person(s) who is(are) to serve as the director(s) until the next annual meeting of the shareholders or until his(her)(their) successor(s) is(are) elected and qualifies is(are):



The number of persons to serve on the board of directors thereafter shall be fixed by the Bylaws.

10. Indemnification of Officers, Directors, Employees and Agent.

The Corporation shall indemnify any person who incurs expenses by reason of the fact he or she was an officer, director, employee, or agent of the Corporation or is or was serving at the request of the Corporation as a director, officer, employee, or agent of another Corporation, partnership, joint venture, trust or other enterprise. This indemnification shall be mandatory in all circumstances in which indemnification is permitted by law.

11. Limitation of Liability.

To the fullest extent permitted by the Arizona Revised Statutes as the same exists or may hereafter by amended, monetary damages for any action taken or for any failure to take any action as a director. No repeal, amendment or modification of this article, whether direct or indirect, shall eliminate or reduce its effect with respect to any act or omission of a director of the Corporation occurring prior to such repeal, amendment or modification.

12. Adoption.

These Articles of Domestication have been adopted in accordance with A.R.S. §10-221.

They were adopted by the Board of Directors of the Corporation on

__________________, _____

and by the shareholders of the Corporation on

__________________, ______.

13. Acceptance of State Laws.

Upon transfer of domicile of the Corporation to Arizona, the Corporation accepts and will be subject to the laws of Arizona.

DATED this ______ day of ___________________, ______.

[Name of Corporation]



Acceptance of Appointment
By Statutory Agent

The undersigned hereby acknowledges and accepts the appointment as statutory agent of the above-named corporation effective this

_______ day of _______________, ____.


[Print Name Here]


1. Make sure that the corporate name you are using has been checked with the commission and is available for use by your corporation. (Telephone approval is advisory only, but the name may be formally reserved for 120 days for a fee of $10.00.)

If you are a holder of a trade name that is identical or non-distinguishable from the proposed name, you will be asked to provide a copy of the trade name certificate or "received" copy of the trade name application. Call our office for details at: (602) 542-3135 in Phoenix or (520) 628-6560 in Tucson.

2. Deliver the completed original Articles of Domestication (and one (1) or more exact copies) to the Commission. Your filed copy will be returned to you when all requirements have been satisfied. Notarization is not required.

3. The domestication must be executed by a duly authorized officer.

4. Statutory Agent must provide a physical street/location address (A P.O. Box may also be shown, however, a physical street/location address must be furnished). A statutory agent may be either an individual Arizona resident, a domestic corporation or limited liability company, or foreign corporation or limited liability company authorized to transact business in Arizona.

5. The Certificate of disclosure must be signed and dated, within 30 days of delivery to this office, by a duly authorized officer.

6. If the person executing the documents has a power of attorney authorizing him/her to do so, a copy of the document granting authority must be included with the filing.

7. Attach a Certificate of Existence (Good Standing) duly authenticated by the official having custody of the corporate records in the jurisdiction in which the corporation was incorporated before the transfer of domicile.

8. Pay the required (U.S.) Fees. Please make check payable to the Arizona Corporation Commission. Expedited service is available for an additional $35.00 fee.

Business Regular $100.00

Business Expedited $135.00

Non-Profit Regular $100.00

Non-Profit Expedited $135.00

9. AFTER FILING THE ARTICLES, THEY MUST BE PUBLISHED. Within sixty (60) days after filing with the Commission, there must be published in a newspaper of general circulation in the county of the known place of business in Arizona, for three (3) consecutive publications, of a copy of your APPROVED Articles of Domestication. Within ninety (90) days after filing, an Affidavit evidencing the publication must be filed with the Commission



Cover Sheet

• Attach a completed cover sheet to the filing.

Corporation Name

• Check name for availability - (602) 542-3230.
• If applicable, Attach copy of trade name Certificate, or Declaration of Trade Name Assignee, or Declaration of Holder of Trade Name.
• Certificate of Disclosure
• Check Box A or B. If B, attach required information.
• Check part C, Yes or No. If yes, attach required information.
• Affix signature(s) of officer(s). Must be dated within 30 days of delivery to the Commission.

Articles of Incorporation

• Indicate the proposed name of the corporation.
• Provide the name of the state or jurisdiction that the corporation was originally incorporated and the date of its incorporation.
• Indicate initial business / affairs.
• Indicate the number of shares of stock corporation is authorized to issue, series, class and preference, if any (profit only).
• Indicate the street address of the known place of business in Arizona. May be in care of the address of the statutory agent
• Indicate the name and address of the statutory agent (If a statutory agent has a P.O. Box, then they must also provide a physical description of their street address/location).
• Indicate the name(s) and address(es) of the board currently serving as directors. Minimum of one.
• Indicate whether the corporation will or will not have members (Nonprofit only).
• Indicate the date of adoption by the Board of Directors, Shareholders and Members.


• Attach check for filing fee. $100.00. Additional $35.00 for expedited services. Made payable to the Arizona Corporation
• Commission.
• Execute check.


• You must publish a copy of your articles of Domestication in a newspaper of general circulation in the county of the known place of business in Arizona, for three (3) consecutive publications. Do not publish until documents have been approved.
• File Affidavit of Publication with the ACC.

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