Arizona Certified Copies

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What are 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
  • Mergers
  • 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
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
http://www.azcc.gov/divisions/corporations/
Email: filings.corp@azcc.gov
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