Education about Connecticut Certified Copies
What are Connecticut certified copies?
Connecticut certified copies are a true and correct copy of business filings, which can obtained from the Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division. Articles of incorporation are the most commonly certified document. Articles of amendment or annual reports may also be certified.
The Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording 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 Connecticut certified copies?
Only the Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division can issue Connecticut certified copies. It is possible to obtain certified copies yourself using the contact information below.Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
30 Trinity Street
Hartford, CT 6106
ATTN: Commercial Recording Division, PO Box 150470
Hartford, CT 06115-0470
Phone: (860) 509-6002
Fax: (860) 509-6069
Name Search: https://service.ct.gov/business/s/onlinebusinesssearch?language=en_US
Online Filing: https://business.ct.gov/