Certificate of Good Standing from New York


NOVEMBER 26, 2016

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A New York certificate of good standing is called a "certificate under seal". The New York Department of State issues a certificate under seal to show that a business entity is registered with the state and is in "good standing". If your company was incorporated/organized in the State of New York and is conducting or plans to conduct business overseas, this document will be required by foreign authorities, to prove that your company has valid legal existence.

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What does a NY Good Standing Certificate look like?

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This Certificate of Good Standing reads:

State of New York
Department of State
I hereby certify, that the Certificate of Incorporation of [ name of the company] was filed on [date]. with perpetual duration and that the diligent examination has been made of the Corporate index for documents filed with this Department for a certificate, order, or record of a dissolution and upon such examination, o such certificate, order or record has been found, and that so far as indicated by the records of this Department, such corporation is an existing corporation.
WITNESS my hand and the official seal of the Department of State at the City of Albany, this [date]
[Signature of the special Deputy Secretary of State]
[Seal of the State of New York]
Authentication: [number]

The signature of the special Deputy Secretary of State can be authenticated by a apostille. No notarization is required.

tip apostillePlease note: In order to obtain a Certificate of Good Standing for your New York company, the company must be current with annual reports.

How to apostille

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Need to obtain an original Certificate of Good Standing from the State of New York? We can help! Please contact us. You can also Order New York State Certificate of Good Standing online.

NY Certificate of Good Standing: price, processing time


NY Good Standing + apostille: $325
Processing time: 3-5 bus. days.
FedEx International is $60 (most countries)
FedEx International to Eastern Europe and South America is $90.