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This reference chart contains the state fees and processing speeds to foreign qualify a corporation, LLC, or nonprofit corporation in each state. Scan the table below to get more information for any state.

The processing options listed below are the most common; however, some states have faster processing available at higher fees. Many states offer an in-person filing option. Harbor Compliance provides fully-managed foreign qualification service to register a business quickly in any state. In addition, we have local offices in each state to expedite as needed. To discuss the most economical filing option to meet your deadlines, contact an Account Manager or call us at 1-888-995-5895.

Foreign Qualification 50-State Reference Chart

Alabama

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 week - $260
Requirements:
  • Certified copy of articles of incorporation dated within 6 months.
  • Good standing certificate not required

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3 business days - $260
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Good standing certificate not required

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 week - $260
Requirements:
  • Certified copy of articles of incorporation dated within 6 months.
  • Good standing certificate not required

Alaska

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1-2 business days - $350
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Good standing certificate not required

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1-2 business days - $350
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Good standing certificate not required

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1-2 business days - $50
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Good standing certificate not required

Arizona

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3-5 business days - $360
  • 3 weeks - $210
Requirements:
  • Certified copy of the articles of incorporation and all amendments dated within 60 days.
  • Certificate of existence or good standing dated within 60 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3-5 business days - $335
  • 3 weeks - $185
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence or good standing dated within 60 days.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3-5 business days - $360
  • 3 weeks - $210
Requirements:
  • Certified copy of the articles of incorporation and all amendments dated within 60 days.
  • Certificate of existence or good standing dated within 60 days.

Arkansas

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 business day - $270
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence or, if your state doesn't issue certificates, a certified copy of your articles of incorporation and amendments.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 business day - $270
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence or, if your state doesn't issue certificates, a certified copy of your articles of organization and amendments.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 business day - $270
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of Good Standing dated within 30 days.

California

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3-4 weeks - $100
  • 2-3 business days - $615
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of good standing issued within six months.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3-4 weeks - $70
  • 2-3 business days - $585
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of good standing issued within six months.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3-4 weeks - $30
  • 2-3 business days - $545
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of good standing issued within six months.

Colorado

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 business day - $100
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Good standing certificate not required

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 business day - $100
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Good standing certificate not required

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 business day - $100
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Good standing certificate not required

Connecticut

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1.5 -2 weeks - $385
  • 1 week - $435
  • 2 business days - $585
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 90 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1.5 - 2 weeks - $120
  • 1 week - $170
  • 2 business days - $320
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 90 days.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1.5 - 2 weeks - $40
  • 1 week - $90
  • 2 business days - $240
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 90 days.

Delaware

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3 weeks - $245
  • 1 week - $295
  • <1 business day - $845
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 6 months.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3 weeks - $200
  • 1 week - $250
  • <1 business day - $800
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 6 months.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3 weeks - $245
  • 1 week - $295
  • <1 business day - $845
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 6 months.

District of Columbia

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 business weeks - $220
  • 2 business days - $320
  • 1 week - $270
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 90 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 business weeks - $220
  • 2 business days - $320
  • 1 week - $270
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 90 days.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 business weeks - $80
  • 2 business days - $180
  • 1 week - $130
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 90 days.

Florida

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 weeks - $70
  • 2 business days - $220
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 90 days. Must submit original copy.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 weeks - $125
  • 2 business days - $275
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 90 days. Must submit original copy.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 weeks - $70
  • 2 business days - $220
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 90 days. Must submit original copy.

Georgia

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3-5 business days - $325
  • 1-2 days - $475
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 90 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3-5 business days - $325
  • 1-2 days - $475
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Good standing certificate not required

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3-5 business days - $325
  • 1-2 days - $475
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 90 days.

Hawaii

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3 weeks - $51
  • 1 week - $76
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of good standing dated within 60 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3 weeks - $51
  • 1 week - $76
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of good standing dated within 60 days.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3 weeks - $26
  • 1 week - $51
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of good standing dated within 60 days.

Idaho

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 weeks - $100
  • 1 week - $120
  • 1-2 business days - $270
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 90 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 weeks - $100
  • 1 week - $120
  • 1-2 business days - $270
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 90 days.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 weeks - $100
  • 1 week - $120
  • 1-2 business days - $270
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 90 days.

Illinois

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 4 weeks - $225
  • 1-2 business days - $425
Requirements:
  • Certified copy of the articles of incorporation and all amendments and mergers.
  • Good standing certificate not required

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 4 weeks - $550
  • 1-2 business days - $750
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of good standing, or certificate of existence.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 4 weeks - $100
  • 1-2 business days - $300
Requirements:
  • Certified copy of the articles of incorporation and all amendments and mergers dated within 90 days
  • Good standing certificate not required

Indiana

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2 business days - $105
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 60 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2 business days - $105
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 60 days.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2 business days - $80
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 60 days.

Iowa

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3 weeks - $100
  • 1-2 business days - $275
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 90 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3 weeks - $100
  • 1-2 business days - $275
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 90 days.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3 weeks - $25
  • 1-2 business days - $200
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 90 days.

Kansas

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 weeks - $115
  • 2 business days - $285
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 90 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 weeks - $165
  • 2 business days - $340
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 90 days.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 weeks - $115
  • 2 business days - $285
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 90 days.

Kentucky

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3 weeks - $90
  • 1-2 business days - $240
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Good standing certificate not required

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3 weeks - $90
  • 1-2 business days - $240
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Good standing certificate not required

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3 weeks - $90
  • 1-2 business days - $240
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Good standing certificate not required

Louisiana

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2 business days - $155
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 90 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2 business days - $180
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 90 days.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2 business days - $155
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 90 days.

Maine

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 month - $250
  • 2 business days - $500
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 90 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 month - $250
  • 2 business days - $500
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 90 days.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 month - $45
  • 2 business days - $295
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 90 days.

Maryland

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1-2 business days - $160
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Proof of existence or certificate of status.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1-2 business days - $160
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Proof of existence or certificate of status.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1-2 business days - $160
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of Good Standing dated within 90 days

Massachusetts

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2 business days - $390
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 60 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2 business days - $520
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 60 days.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2 business days - $390
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 60 days.

Michigan

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1.5 weeks - $60
  • 2 business days - $110
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of good standing dated within 30 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1.5 weeks - $50
  • 2 business days - $150
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of good standing dated within 30 days.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1.5 weeks - $20
  • 2 business days - $70
Requirements:
  • Certified Copies of Articles and all amendments
  • Certificate of Good Standing dated within 30 days

Minnesota

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 business day - $220
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Good standing certificate not required

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 business day - $205
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Good standing certificate not required

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 business day - $70
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Good standing certificate not required

Mississippi

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 business day - $540
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 60 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 business day - $285
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of Good Standing

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 business day - $135
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 60 days.

Missouri

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1-2 weeks - $155
  • 2 business days - $330
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 60 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1-2 weeks - $105
  • 2 business days - $280
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 60 days.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1-2 weeks - $25
  • 2 business days - $200
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 60 days.

Montana

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3 weeks - $70
  • 1-2 business days - $240
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Good standing certificate not required

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3 weeks - $70
  • 1-2 business days - $240
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Good standing certificate not required

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3 weeks - $20
  • 1-2 business days - $190
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Good standing certificate not required

Nebraska

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3-4 business days - $160
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of good standing dated within 60 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3-4 business days - $130
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of good standing dated within 60 days.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3-4 business days - $40
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of good standing dated within 60 days.

Nevada

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 week - $75
  • 2 business days - $250
Requirements:
  • Certified copy of articles of incorporation, and certified copies of all amendments, all dated within 90 days.
  • Good standing certificate not required

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 week - $75
  • 2 business days - $250
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Good standing certificate not required

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 week - $50
  • 2 business days - $225
Requirements:
  • Certified copy of articles of incorporation, and certified copies of all amendments, all dated within 90 days.
  • Good standing certificate not required

New Hampshire

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 business days - $105
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 60 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 business days - $105
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 60 days.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 business days - $30
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 60 days.

New Jersey

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1-2 business days - $142
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 30 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1-2 business days - $142
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 30 days.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1-2 business days - $142
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 30 days.

New Mexico

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 5 weeks - $200
  • 2 business days - $500
  • 1.5 weeks - $300
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 30 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 5 weeks - $100
  • 2 business days - $400
  • 1.5 weeks - $200
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 30 days.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 5 weeks - $25
  • 2 business days - $325
  • 1.5 weeks - $125
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 30 days.

New York

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 week - $250
  • 1-2 business days - $450
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence or, if your state doesn't issue certificates, a certified copy of your articles of incorporation and amendments.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 week - $275
  • 1-2 business days - $475
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence or, if your state doesn't issue certificates, a certified copy of your articles of incorporation and amendments.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 week - $160
  • 1-2 business days - $360
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence or, if your state doesn't issue certificates, a certified copy of your articles of incorporation and amendments.

North Carolina

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 weeks - $252
  • 3-5 business days - $352
  • 1-2 business days - $452
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 6 months.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 weeks - $252
  • 3-5 business days - $352
  • 1-2 business days - $452
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 6 months.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 weeks - $127
  • 3-5 business days - $227
  • 1-2 business days - $327
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 6 months.

North Dakota

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 5 weeks - $145
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 90 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 5 weeks - $135
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 90 days.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 5 weeks - $50
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 90 days.

Ohio

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 business days - $99
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of good standing dated within 90 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 business days - $99
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of good standing dated within 90 days.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 business days - $99
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of good standing dated within 90 days.

Oklahoma

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2 business days - $315
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of good standing dated within 60 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2 business days - $315
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of good standing dated within 60 days.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2 business days - $315
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of good standing dated within 60 days.

Oregon

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2 weeks - $280
  • 1-2 business days - $430
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 60 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2 weeks - $280
  • 1-2 business days - $430
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 60 days.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2 weeks - $55
  • 1-2 business days - $205
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 60 days.

Pennsylvania

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3 weeks - $250
  • 1-2 business days - $525
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Good standing certificate not required

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3 weeks - $250
  • 1-2 business days - $525
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Good standing certificate not required

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3 weeks - $250
  • 1-2 business days - $525
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Good standing certificate not required

Rhode Island

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2 weeks - $310
  • 1-2 business days - $460
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of good standing dated within 60 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2 weeks - $150
  • 1-2 business days - $300
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of good standing dated within 60 days.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2 weeks - $50
  • 1-2 business days - $200
Requirements:
  • Certified Copies of Articles and all amendments and mergers dated within 60 days
  • Good standing certificate not required

South Carolina

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3-4 weeks - $135
  • 1-2 business days - $310
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 30 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3-4 weeks - $110
  • 1-2 business days - $285
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 30 days.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3-4 weeks - $10
  • 1-2 business days - $185
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 30 days.

South Dakota

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1-2 business days - $775
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 90 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1-2 business days - $775
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 90 days. Must submit original copy.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 month - $125
  • 2 weeks - $180
  • 2-3 business days - $330
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 90 days.

Tennessee

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 weeks - $600
  • 1 business day - $750
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 2 months.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 weeks - $300
  • 1 business day - $450
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 2 months.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 weeks - $600
  • 1 business day - $750
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 2 months.

Texas

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 week - $775
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Good standing certificate not required

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 week - $775
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Good standing certificate not required

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 week - $28
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Good standing certificate not required

Utah

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3 weeks - $75
  • 2 business days - $175
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 90 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3 weeks - $75
  • 2 business days - $175
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 90 days.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 3 weeks - $35
  • 2 business days - $135
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 90 days.

Vermont

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 business day - $125
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 30 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 business day - $125
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 30 days.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 business day - $125
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 30 days.

Virginia

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 5-6 weeks - $75
  • 3-4 business days - $325
Requirements:
  • Certified copy of articles of incorporation, and all amendments and mergers, dated within 1 year.
  • Good standing certificate not required

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 5-6 weeks - $100
  • 3-4 business days - $350
Requirements:
  • Certified copy of articles of incorporation, and all amendments and mergers, dated within 1 year.
  • Good standing certificate not required

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 5-6 weeks - $75
  • 3-4 business days - $325
Requirements:
  • Certified copy of articles of incorporation, and all amendments and mergers, dated within 1 year.
  • Good standing certificate not required

Washington

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 week - $200
  • 2-3 business days - $380
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 60 days. Must submit original copy.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 week - $200
  • 2-3 business days - $380
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 60 days. Must submit original copy.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 week - $50
  • 2-3 business days - $230
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within 60 days. Must submit original copy.

West Virginia

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2 weeks - $100
  • 2 business days - $250
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within the tax year.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2 weeks - $150
  • 2 business days - $300
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within the tax year.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2 weeks - $50
  • 2 business days - $200
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence dated within the tax year.

Wisconsin

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 week - $125
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, certificate of good standing, or certificate of status, dated within 60 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 week - $125
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Good standing certificate not required

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 1 week - $70
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, certificate of good standing, or certificate of status, dated within 60 days.

Wyoming

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Corporation

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 weeks - $100
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 60 days.

LLC

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 weeks - $150
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 60 days.

Nonprofit

State Speed & Fees:
  • 2-3 weeks - $150
Requirements:
  • Certified copies not required
  • Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 60 days.

Key Terms

Certificate of Authority - A document issued by secretary of state offices showing that an entity has completed foreign qualification and is authorized to do business in that state.Foreign Entity - Any business organization that transacts business outside of its state of formation is recognized as “foreign” in the states in which it obtains a certificate of authority.Foreign Qualification - Refers to registering your business or nonprofit outside its state of formation.Registered Agent - A legal appointee that receives notice of lawsuit and other legal notices for a business at a physical location within the state.

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