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Statutory Documents

About the Statutory Documents Section

 

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Statutory Documents is responsible for appointing Texas notaries public, licensing commercial use of the Texas state seal and for issuing many different types of registrations, including:

For inquiries related to the formation of profit or non-profit entities or subsequent filings related to these entities, or registered agents for these entities, or the registration of Out-of-State corporations, limited liability companies, and limited partnerships, please refer to the Business Filings information on this website or call (512) 463-5555.

Statutory Documents also authenticates documents for foreign use and accepts service of process under the more than 20 statutes designating the secretary of state as agent.