California Certificate of Good Standing
The California Certificate of Good Standing (Officially referred to as the California Certificate of Status) is the official document issued and bearing the seal of the California Secretary of State that certifies that your corporate entity has been legally incorporated or registered with the Secretary of State of California and is compliance with all state required formalities.
The Office of the California Secretary of State will issue a Certificate of Existence to any domestic profit, nonprofit corporation, LLC/LLP or Foreign Registered entity that is in good standing and duly registered or formed within the State of California and issued a State ID Number (Example of California State ID: Corporation C1234567 - LLC/LLP 2013123456).
The validity of a Certificate of Good Standing varies and is dependent on who is requesting the certificate – For example: The California Secretary of State requires a Certificate of Good Standing no older than 180 days when filing for Foreign Registration Form S&DC-S/N, Form LLC-5 and Form LP-5. Many banking institutions require a certificate of good standing no less that 30 days.
Requirements to obtain a Certificate of Good Standing California:
• Your entity must be registered with the State as a domestic or foreign Corporation, LLC/LLP
• Your entity must have been granted a State ID - See examples above
• Your entity must have filed all current annual reporting as required by the State
• Your entity must have paid all State mandated registration fees in a timely fashion
• Sole Proprietorships, un-registered Partnerships and DBA are not eligible for certificates
See to the left is an example of California Certificate of Good Standing
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$69 - Plus State Fees
TWICE DAILY WE HAND DELIVER YOUR CERTIFICATE REQUEST TO THE SECRETARY OF STATES WALK IN DESK IN SACRAMENTO - IN MOST CASES THE SOS RELEASES YOUR CERTIFICATE WITHIN ONE BUSINESS DAY WE IMMEDIATELY SCAN THE DOCUMENT AND EMAIL IT TO YOU AND PLACE THE ORIGINAL IN THE MAIL TO YOU