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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 21. Securities And Retail Franchising
Agency 5. State Corporation Commission, Division Of Securities And Retail Franchising
Chapter 110. Retail Franchising Act Rules
12/2/2021

21VAC5-110-70. Consent to service of process.

If the franchisor is not a Virginia corporation, a foreign corporation or other entity authorized to transact business in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the franchisor shall execute the Consent to Service of Process on Form C designating the Clerk of the State Corporation Commission, 1300 East Main Street, First Floor, Richmond, VA 23219, as the agent authorized to receive service of process for the franchisor in Virginia. If the franchisor is a Virginia corporation, a foreign corporation or other entity authorized to transact business in the Commonwealth of Virginia, a Consent to Service of Process is not necessary under this section.

The Division of Securities and Retail Franchising does not administer the qualification of foreign corporations. Qualification of foreign corporations is handled by the Clerk of the State Corporation Commission (804) 371-9733, P.O. Box 1197, Richmond, VA 23218. Qualification must be completed prior to the filing of the application.

Statutory Authority

§§ 12.1-13 and 13.1-572 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Case No. SEC950020 § 7, eff. July 1, 1995; amended, Virginia Register Volume 15, Issue 22, eff. July 1, 1999; Volume 24, Issue 21, eff. July 1, 2008.

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