California Certificate of Good Standing

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We can obtain certificates from any state and D.C. We verify your company's good standing with the state, carefully complete all paperwork on your behalf, expedite your order as requested, and promptly email or mail your certificate to you.

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Obtaining a Certificate of Good Standing from time to time is a normal part of conducting business,.

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Certificate of Good Standing for Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:California Secretary of State - Business Programs Division
Form:

Business Entity Records Form

Filing Method:

Mail, fax, or online.

Agency Fee:

$5

Notes:

The Secretary of State requires entities from foreign countries submitting a Certificate of Good Standing in a language that is not English to submit a translated copy along with the original. 

Certificate of Good Standing for Corporations:

Agency:California Secretary of State - Business Programs Division
Form:

Business Entity Records Form

Filing Method:

Mail, fax, or online.

Agency Fee:

$5

Notes:

The Secretary of State requires entities from foreign countries submitting a Certificate of Good Standing in a language that is not English to submit a translated copy along with the original. 

Certificate of Good Standing for Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:California Secretary of State - Business Programs Division
Form:

Business Entity Records Form

Filing Method:

Mail, in-person, or online.

Agency Fee:
  • $5 for mail and online requests
  • $15 for in-person requests
Notes:

The Secretary of State requires entities from foreign countries submitting a Certificate of Good Standing in a language that is not English to submit a translated copy along with the original. 

Certificate of Good Standing for Professional Corporations:

Agency:California Secretary of State - Business Programs Division
Form:

Business Entity Records Form

Filing Method:

Mail, fax, or online.

Agency Fee:

$5

Notes:

The Secretary of State requires entities from foreign countries submitting a Certificate of Good Standing in a language that is not English to submit a translated copy along with the original. 

Certificate of Good Standing for Limited Partnerships:

Agency:California Secretary of State - Business Programs Division
Form:

Business Entity Records Form

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$5

Notes:

The Secretary of State requires entities from foreign countries submitting a Certificate of Good Standing in a language that is not English to submit a translated copy along with the original. 

Learn about obtaining a certificate of good standing in other states:

Please note that in Washington, North Dakota, South Dakota, and New Hampshire, the certificate contains a raised seal, so you likely need a mailed copy of the certificate.

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