Education about Arizona Certified Copies
What are Arizona certified copies?
Arizona certified copies are a true and correct copy of business filings, which can obtained from the Arizona Corporation Commission - Corporations Division. Articles of incorporation are the most commonly certified document. Articles of amendment or annual reports may also be certified.
The Arizona Corporation Commission - Corporations Division issues certified copies with an endorsement, stamp, or certificate. Certified copies are sometimes required to secure a bank loan, apply for a certificate of authority, and obtain business licenses.
What documents can be certified?
You can typically have most corporate filings certified, including:
- Articles of formation
- Articles of amendment
- Certificate of authority
- Annual filings, such as annual reports
- Fictitious name or DBA registration
- Dissolution and withdrawals
Where can I obtain Arizona certified copies?
Only the Arizona Corporation Commission - Corporations Division can issue Arizona certified copies. It is possible to obtain certified copies yourself using the contact information below.Arizona Corporation Commission - Corporations Division
400 W. Congress Street
Tucson, AZ 85701
1300 W. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: 602-542-3026 or 1-800-345-5819 (in Arizona only)
Fax: (602) 542-4100 or (602) 542-8813
Name Search: https://ecorp.azcc.gov/EntitySearch/Index
Online Filing: https://ecorp.azcc.gov/AzAccount?sessionExpired=False