Code of the District of Columbia

§ 29–105.07. Withdrawal of registration of registered foreign entity.

(a) A registered foreign entity may withdraw its registration by delivering a statement of withdrawal to the Mayor for filing. The statement of withdrawal shall be signed by the entity and state:

(1) The name of the foreign entity and the name of the jurisdiction under whose law it is formed;

(2) The type of entity, including, if it is a limited partnership, whether it is a limited liability limited partnership;

(3) That the entity is not doing business in the District and that it withdraws its registration to do business in the District;

(4) That the entity revokes the authority of its registered agent to accept service on its behalf in the District; and

(5) An address to which service of process may be made under subsection (b) of this section.

(b) After the withdrawal of the registration of an entity, service of process in any action or proceeding based on a cause of action arising during the time it was registered to do business in the District may be made pursuant to § 29-104.12.


(July 2, 2011, D.C. Law 18-378, § 2, 58 DCR 1720; Mar. 5, 2013, D.C. Law 19-210, § 2(a)(34), 59 DCR 13171.)

Effect of Amendments

The 2013 amendment by D.C. Law 19-210 substituted “registered foreign entity” for “foreign entity registered to do business in the District” and “shall be signed by the entity and state” for “shall state” in the introductory language of (a); substituted “on its behalf in the District” for “on its behalf” in (a)(4); and substituted “action or proceeding” for “proceeding” in (b).

Editor's Notes

Application of Law 19-210: Section 7 of D.C. Law 19-210 provided that the act shall apply as of January 1, 2012.