How long does it take to become a registered foreign corporation?

The steps to completing the application for foreign registration through Gust with estimated time frames.
1
You purchase a Foreign Qualification application, fill it out and submit it. 10 minutes
2
Gust processes your form for accuracy, and conduct a name check. (We may be in touch with you for a DBA name.) We return your completed application to you for signature.  1 to 3 business days, depending on name availability                                                                                    
3
You return the signed form to us Same day
4
Gust obtains the required forms from Delaware, and submit your application for foreign qualification to the appropriate state  1 business day
5
The state processes the form  About 7 business days, with some exceptions*
6
Gust is notified of your approval, and we email you with the filed documentation
You are qualified as a foreign corporation!


*Note that processing times vary per state. While the average time frame is 7-to-10 business days, some states process in less than a week, and other states take up to 25 business days.