Prove your business is current with the state

  • Prove that your business is authorized to do business
    within the state.
  • Answer a few simple questions.
  • We complete the paperwork and send you your forms.


You may need to conduct business with a company that requests a “Certificate of Good Standing” to verify that you’re running your business in a manner consistent with the rules for corporations in your state. Typical situations calling for a Certificate of Good Standing include:

  • Qualification in a new state
  • Opening a bank account
  • Closing a loan
  • Getting a business license
  • Entering into a contract

The Certificate – sometimes called a “Certificate of Existence” or “Certificate of Status” is issued by the state to certify that your corporation or LLC is current and active in its registration with the state. Launch by LegalShield will prepare all necessary paperwork and order the certificate on behalf of your business. Call us now or click below to order Certificates of Good Standing.

The process is simple

  1. You provide us with basic information about your business
  2. We create the documentation that you need
  3. You’ll receive completed documents and you’re done

Order Certificates of Good Standing
Starting at $69


1Why do you need my entity information?
In order to obtain a Certificate of Good Standing from the state, we need information such as the type of business entity, the state and date of formation and business name.
2Where can I find my date of formation or corporate number?
Generally, the date of formation and Corporate or LLC Charter number can be found on your original Articles of Incorporation.

If you are unable to locate your formation documents, we will research the state database to obtain the number on your behalf.
3What does the standard state filing fee mean?
These are state-dependent government filing fees that Launch by LegalShield passes directly to the appropriate government agency.
4What is the Launch Rush Service?
This is the quickest way to get your documents. With Launch by LegalShield’s Rush Service, your order will be placed in priority processing.
5Why am I being charged for shipping?
Several shipments are required throughout the process, to obtain signatures and to forward and return signed and filed documents.

In addition, all shipments are via priority shipping, for tracking purposes.
6If I have special instructions for my order, where can I put those?
Any special instructions regarding your order can be put in the comments section.

This website gives a general overview of LegalShield’s legal plan coverage. The benefits and prices described are not available in all states and Canadian provinces. See specific details on terms, coverage, pricing, conditions and exclusions by selecting your state or province in the cart.

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