Certificate of Good Standing or Existence or Status

Starting at $39
As fast as 2-3 hours in some states
 
SunDoc Filings is the trusted choice for certified documents.
 

 

Obtaining a Good Standing Certificate or Certificate of Status for any legal entity in any of the 50 US states is a smooth process with SunDoc Filings. We know your time is valuable, so we make it our priority to expedite your request and our online ordering system is easy to use and secure. Click on the state below to compare time frames and cost with other companies and see why SunDoc Filings is the number one choice.

 

Our service fee includes an email copy followed by regular mail. 

 

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The SunDoc Filings Advantage

 

  • Same day processing if received by 2 p.m. PST 
  • Most companies mail in your requests delaying results

 

SunDoc Filings has retrieved thousands of good standing certificates since 1999.  Our skilled customer service staff is always ready to help.

To Qualify a Corporation in Another State:

A Corporation or LLC may need a Good Standing Certificate (Certificate of Existence) to qualify as a "Foreign Entity" in a state other than the home state. To do so, each state has different qualification guidelines, most of which include a Good Standing Certificate. Click here for our qualification page.
 
For multiple state projects, discounts may apply.  Call us for a quote at 888-595-2747.
 

Information about the Certificate of Good Standing

 

 
 
 
Once the Secretary of State office returns the document to us, we immediately scan the document and email you a copy of the original. Our delivery time does not include weekend & state holidays when the state office is closed.
 
 
Definition
The Certificate of Good Standing (also referred to as the California Certificate of Status or Certificate of Existence) is an official document issued by the Secretary of State that certifies that the legal entity is registered with the State and is in compliance with state requirements. Upon submittal, the Office of the Secretary of State will grant a Certificate of Good Standing to any domestic or foreign profit or nonprofit business entity that was duly registered or formed within the State. Some states may offer both a short form and a long form good standing.
Reasons for obtaining a Good Standing Certificate:
• Qualification or registering your entity in another state – go to our qualification page
• To file amendments at the California Secretary of State Office – see our amendments page
• To avoid dissolution or suspension 
• Obtaining a loan or credit line
Entity Requirements and Availability
• Qualification or registering your entity in another state – see our qualification page
• To file amendments at the Secretary of State Office – see our amendments page
• To avoid dissolution or suspension 
We can obtain California Good Standing Certificates for the following entities:
• Limited Liability Company 
• Limited Partnership 
• Limited Liability Partnership 
• General Partnership
Other State Nomenclature:
• Certificate of Fact
• Certificate of Authority
• Certificate of Existence
• Certificate of Authorization
• Letter of Good Standing