Articles of Incorporation, Certificate of Good Standing - U.S. Apostille Services

new york apostille articles of incorporation apostilled 2023Articles of Incorporation, Organization or Formation, is the document a company files with the New York State Department of State when the company was incorporated / organized. This document confirms that your company was registered as a legal entity. A certified copy is issued upon request by the Office of the New York State Secretary of State. Articles of Incorporation / Organization do not confirm the company's current status. For this purpose you will need a Certificate of Good Standing

Certificate of Good Standing (also called "Certificate of Existence", "Certificate of Status" or "Certificate under Seal") shows the current status of the company.

How to prepare a company's Articles of incorporation, Organization, Formation and/or Certificate of Good Standing for foreign use?

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NYS apostille: price, processing time, order form

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How to order New York Articles of Incorporation (Organization) and/or Certificate of Good Standing?

Order a certified copy of articles (certificate) of incorporation, articles of organization, certificate of good standing online.

  1. New York Articles of Incorporation, Organization or Formation
  2. New York Certificates of Good Standing

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Corporation: Articles of Incorporation or Certificate of Incorporation generally include the name of the corporation, the address of the corporation, the purpose of the corporation, the type and number of shares, and the process of electing the board of directors.

LLC: Articles of Organization or Formation generally include the name of LLC, the address of LLC, the purpose of LLC and the names of the members of LLC.

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The State of New York places a certification page on the verified copy of the original document on file. This is why it is called a "certified copy". The Secretary of State will certify that the attached copy of the Articles of Incorporation (for corporations) or Articles of Organization (LLCs) is a true copy of the corporate of LLC filing. The certification is signed by the Secretary of State and bears the Seal of the State of New York.

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new york certificate of good standing 2022 1A Certificate of Good Standing is an official document issued by the New York Secretary of State that confirms that your New York company is authorized to do business in the State of New York. This document is often referred to as a “Certificate of Existence” or “Certificate of Status” or "Certificate under Seal".

A Certificate of Good Standing shows

  • the name of the company
  • DOS ID number
  • entity type
  • entity status
  • date of incorporation/organization
  • if the company has submitted the annual report

The Certificate of Good Standing is usually signed by an Executive Deputy Secretary of State and has the Seal of the State of New York.

This document is black and white.

We can order a Certificate of Good Standing for you and have it apostilled for foreign use.

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