Education about Vermont Certified Copies
What are Vermont certified copies?
Vermont certified copies are a true and correct copy of business filings, which can obtained from the Vermont Secretary of State - Division of Corporations. Articles of incorporation are the most commonly certified document. Articles of amendment or annual reports may also be certified.
The Vermont Secretary of State - Division of Corporations 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 Vermont certified copies?
Only the Vermont Secretary of State - Division of Corporations can issue Vermont certified copies. It is possible to obtain certified copies yourself using the contact information below.Vermont Secretary of State - Division of Corporations
128 State Street
Montpelier, VT 5633
Name Search: https://bizfilings.vermont.gov/online/BusinessInquire
Online Filing: https://www.vtsosonline.com/online/Account?referrer=AR