A New Hampshire Good Standing Certificate (Certificate of Existence) is issued by the Secretary of State and is often required for loans, to renew business licenses, or for tax or other business purposes. A Certificate of Good Standing certifies that your New Hampshire business is in existence, is authorized to transact business in the state of , and complies with all state requirements and therefore is in "Good Standing".
Rush: next business day $69 (plus state fees)
Routine: 2-4 business days $39 (plus state fees)
Request must be received by 2 p.m. PST. Fee includes an email copy of the G.S.
Requirements for your entity to be in Good Standing:
- Registered with the State as a domestic or foreign entity
- Filed all annual reports as required by the State
- Paid all State mandated fees and taxes
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To Qualify a New Hampshire Corporation in Another State:
To foreign qualify a New Hampshire corporation or LLC may require a Good Standing Certificate (Certificate of Existence) to qualify as a "Foreign Corporation" in a state other than the home state of New Hampshire. Any entity is considered “Foreign” to another state and must apply for the Authority to do business in another state. To do so, each state has different qualification guidelines, most of which include a Good Standing Certificate from the home state. We can help you with any state. Click here for our qualification page.
Other states may offer both a short form and a long form good standing. They may also refer to a Good Standing Certificate as one of the following:
- Certificate of Fact
- Certificate of Authority
- Certificate of Existence
- Certificate of Authorization
- Letter of Good Standing
~ Good Standing- entity has filed all reports and payed all fees
~ Not in Good Standing- entity owes reports and/or fees and/or the registered agent on file for the entity has resigned
~ Administrative Suspension- Suspended by the Secretary of State for failure to file reports, pay fees, or assign a new registered agent
~ Administrative Dissolution- dissolution by the Secretary of State for failure to file reports and/or fees and/or failure to maintain a registered agent.
Information about the Certificate of Good Standing
Once the SOS office returns the document to us, we immediately scan the document and email you a copy and the original, if necessary, will follow via USPS. Our delivery time soes ot include weekend & state holidays when the state office is closed.
Reasons for obtaining a Good Standing Certificate:
- Qualifying your entity in another state
- Registering to do business in another state
- For licensing requirements for certain industries
- Obtaining a loan or line of credit