Education about Idaho Certified Copies
What are Idaho certified copies?
Idaho certified copies are a true and correct copy of business filings, which can obtained from the Idaho Secretary of State. Articles of incorporation are the most commonly certified document. Articles of amendment or annual reports may also be certified.
The Idaho Secretary of State 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 Idaho certified copies?
Only the Idaho Secretary of State can issue Idaho certified copies. It is possible to obtain certified copies yourself using the contact information below.Idaho Secretary of State
450 North 4th Street, PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0080
Name Search: https://sosbiz.idaho.gov/search/business
Online Filing: https://sosbiz.idaho.gov/forms/business