Certified Copies

Quickly Obtain Certified Copies for your business.

  • Same day processing. We will order your certified copies same business day and email them as soon as they are issued by the state.
  • Local filing office in all 50 states. We can retrieve your copies using our local office based on your expedite needs.
  • Order online. View state fees and expedite options, and place an order online.

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The Harbor Compliance Advantage

Trusted by attorneys and businesses nationwide. Get access to our expertise in corporate filings and compliance in all 50 states.

Upfront and affordable pricing. Rest assured that you will not be billed hidden fees or other unexpected charges.

Single point of contact. A knowledgeable specialist is assigned to your account to submit your filings and help you stay compliant.

Same Day Processing

When you sign up for our service online, we will submit your request to the state same day. Your specialist will email your certified copies as soon as they are issued.

Local Office in All 50 States

We maintain local offices in every state to pick up your certified copies from the state as needed. When you sign up for our service online, you will be able to choose from the expedite options available. Simply select the processing speed that suits your needs and we will expedite accordingly.

Why Choose Us?

50 State Support

With a local office and expertise in all 50 states, we are your corporate filing partner wherever your business goes.


When you choose us, you’ll work with a knowledgeable specialist for all your filing needs.

Upfront, affordable pricing

The price you see is the final one you pay. We don’t charge hidden fees, auto-bill, or even save your payment information for your peace of mind.

What are Certified Copies?

Certified copies are a true and correct copy of corporate filings, including Articles, amendments, mergers, annual reports, and more. The Department of State typically issues these copies with a stamp, endorsement, or certificate.

Certified copies are often 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
  • Mergers
  • Annual filings, such as annual reports
  • Fictitious name or DBA registration
  • Dissolution and withdrawals

Applying for a certificate of authority?

If you need certified copies because you are applying for authority to transact business in a new state, let us help you! As part of our Foreign Qualification service, we will apply for and obtain your certificate of authority. If the foreign state requires certified copies or certificates of existence, then we will obtain those as part of the process.

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