Obtaining Good Standing Certificate
Official name for Certificate of Good Standing in Connecticut is "Certificate of Legal Existence".
Most states want to see a certificate of good standing (or its equivalent) before allowing a company to do business in that state as a "foreign entity" (process called foreign qualification). Companies that intend to expand abroad might also need to obtain certificate of good standing, and then certify it for foreign use (either with Apostille or Embassy Certification).
Any company registered in Connecticut can order Certificate of Legal Existence from the Connecticut Secretary of the State, provided it is indeed is in good standing. Processing time is typically four to five business days plus mailing time. The state also offers the option of paying extra fee for expedited processing, which ensures that the request will be processed within 24 hours after the receipt of the request, plus mailing time.
We can help you obtain Certificate of Legal Existence for your company from Connecticut Secretary of the State. In case your company turns out to be not in good standing, we will research the reasons and the remedies to bring it back to good standing, and will notify you of the results of our research.
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Obtaining Certificate of Good Standing
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