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We can order a copy of any document that your company has filed with the Secretary of State. The state will certify that this is a true copy of the original filed document. The most common documents requested are:

  • Articles of Incorporation, Organization or Formation
  • Amendments
  • Dissolutions
  • DBA filings
  • Annual Reports
  • Initial Reports
We can help you obtain certified copies in all 50 states.

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1. Complete our simple
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2. We'll request your
certified copies from the state

3. Once we receive them from the state,
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Filing certified copies request with state agency

Rush Package

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+ state filing fees*

Includes everything from the standard package plus:

Your order is immediately marked for special handling

Once we receive confirmation that your certified copies are filed, your documentation is shipped to you via 2-day delivery

Due to state government delays in processing and filing certified copies, the total turn-around time for delivery varies

*Please note that after you've placed your order, we'll determine the state fees for the document
type requested and will contact you regarding these additional charges.

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Certified Copies–Order Certified Copies of State-Filed Documents

If an agency or other entity has requested a certified copy of one of your business documents, you might be wondering how to get a certified copy. You may also be wondering, "What is a certified copy?" A certified copy is a photocopy of a primary document that has an endorsement or certificate that it is a true copy of the primary document. Having certified copies of business documents readily-available is an important part of completing many business transactions. There are various reasons businesses may need a certified copy of state-filed business documentsCertified copies may be requested by state governments, potential business partners, lenders, or banks. The most common documents requested are: articles of incorporation, amendments, dissolutions, DBA filings, annual reports, and initial reports. If you need to order an official copy of any filed document your company has on record with the Secretary of State, LegalZoom can help you obtain a certified true copy of that document. The process of ordering certified true copies can be completed in three simple steps. First, complete a brief online questionnaire. We will contact the Secretary of State to request a copy of the document and send you an official copy. Certified copy services include lifetime customer support and a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Get started ordering certified copies for your business. LegalZoom can help you obtain certified copies in all 50 states.