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Certified Copies of Business Entity Documents in 50 States & DC

Updated: Sep 20, 2022

Certified copies of business entity documents


Business entities, companies, and corporations are usually required to provide certified copies of their company records. Certified Copies are true and correct copies of business filings, which can be obtained from the office where you filed the documents. Each state has different departments or offices to process the certified copy request.


Examples of certified copies of business entity documents that you might want on hand include:

  • Articles of Incorporation or Articles of Formation

  • Certificate of Incorporation

  • Certificate of Existence

  • Articles of Amendment

  • Good standing certificate

  • Annual report

  • Certificate of Authority

  • Other documents filed with the Secretary of State


Apostille and Authentication of Certified Copies


In case your business documents are requested by foreign countries, a certification process should be completed after you obtain your certified copies. There are two types of certificates: Apostille and Authentication. Apostilles are issued to documents intended for use in Hague Apostille countries. Certificates of Authentication are issued to countries that are Non-Hague Apostille countries.


🛎 For Hague Apostille countries, order the apostille service.


🛎 For Non-Hague Apostille countries, order the multi-step authentication service.


Obtain certified copies of business entity documents in 50 states & DC


FYI, below is the information about getting certified copies of business entities in 50 states and DC.


1. Alabama Certified Copies


2. Alaska Certified Copies


3. Arizona Certified Copies


4. Arkansas Certified Copies


5. California Certified Copies


6. Colorado Certified Copies


7. Connecticut Certified Copies

Email: crd@ct.gov


8. Delaware Certified Copies


9. District of Columbia Certified Copies

Email: dcra@dc.gov


10. Florida Certified Copies


11. Georgia Certified Copies


12. Hawaii Certified Copies


13. Idaho Certified Copies


14. Illinois Certified Copies


15. Indiana Certified Copies


16. Iowa Certified Copies


17. Kansas Certified Copies


18. Kentucky Certified Copies


19. Louisiana Certified Copies


20. Maine Certified Copies


21. Maryland Certified Copies


22. Massachusetts Certified Copies


23. Michigan Certified Copies


24. Minnesota Certified Copies


25. Mississippi Certified Copies


26. Missouri Certified Copies


27. Montana Certified Copies

Online Filing: https://biz.sosmt.gov/


28. Nebraska Certified Copies


29. Nevada Certified Copies


30. New Hampshire Certified Copies


31. New Jersey Certified Copies


32. New Mexico Certified Copies


33. New York Certified Copies


34. North Carolina Certified Copies


35. North Dakota Certified Copies


36. Ohio Certified Copies


37. Oklahoma Certified Copies


38. Oregon Certified Copies


39. Pennsylvania Certified Copies


40. Rhode Island Certified Copies


41. South Carolina Certified Copies


42. South Dakota Certified Copies


43. Tennessee Certified Copies


44. Texas Certified Copies


45. Utah Certified Copies


46. Vermont Certified Copies


47. Virginia Certified Copies


48. Washington Certified Copies


49. West Virginia Certified Copies


50. Wisconsin Certified Copies


51. Wyoming Certified Copies



 

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