Obtaining Good Standing Certificate
In Delaware Certificate of Good Standing is also called "Certificate of Status".
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 Delaware can order Certificate of Good Standing from the Delaware Secretary of State, provided it is indeed is in good standing. Processing time is typically two to three weeks 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 Good Standing for your company from Delaware Secretary of 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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