With CSC as your registered agent for service of process (SOP), you benefit from our well-established network of agent offices, our long-term investment in scanning and document infrastructure, and our U.S.-based team of SOP experts. We accept delivery of your documents and deliver them to you electronically—scanned, indexed, and optimized—within 24 hours. We can serve as an SOP agent in all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and more than 140 jurisdictions around with world through our Global Compliance and Corporate Secretary services. So no matter where your business is, you’re covered.

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Exceptional service

Our full-time, highly trained Litigation Management team handles all of your SOP documents in-house—we never offshore or outsource them.

Robust technology

We scan and compress 100% of your documents and optimize them for optical character recognition (OCR). And upon delivery, your documents are fully searchable.

Highest level of data security

We maintain all applications and data on CSC servers, networks, and data storage systems located within world-class, ISO 27001–certified hosting facilities. Independent third-party auditors perform SOC 2® Type II assessments of these facilities annually.


CSC makes it simple to integrate your service of process with downstream enterprise legal management (ELM), claims, payroll, and other systems using a secure API. Our flexible integration options allow you to establish one or many data feeds with downstream systems for rapid SOP handling and response.



CSC ensures that your service of process (SOP) obligations are met promptly and efficiently 100% of the time. CSC SOP Pro® automatically routes inbound SOP to the parties and downstream systems that you designate. You’ll have access to an unparalleled suite of tools, enabling you to proactively monitor your SOP compliance.


CSC Matter Management

CSC Matter Management is the complete solution for your matter management needs. Mitigate risk and reduce costs with our single integrated platform, whether your focus is on contracts, litigation, garnishments, intellectual property, claims, or real estate.



CSCNavigator®—our unified legal and compliance portfolio management system—powers our corporate compliance solutions. Corporate legal departments, compliance professionals, and business owners use this platform to securely manage their entities, annual reports, corporate filings, service of process (SOP), litigation, deals, business licenses, contracts, and many other business needs.



  • What is service of process?

    SOP refers to the procedure by which one party notifies another party of the commencement of a legal action. SOP documents include lawsuits, wage garnishments, subpoenas, bankruptcy notices, foreclosure filings, and other documents issued by courts and administrative bodies.

  • How do you find an agent for service of process?

    Most business entities on record with various secretaries of state must, by law, maintain a registered agent, who can also act as the agent for SOP. To find an agent for SOP, contact the State Division of Corporations for a listing of service providers.

  • How do you change agents for service of process?

    Typically, to change agents for SOP, you must notify your current registered agent service provider or contact the secretary of state. Some corporate service providers will handle this change for you as part of their registered agent service.

  • What is the cost of a service of process agent?

    The cost for registered agent services is dependent upon your specific needs, requirements, and number of business entities.


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