Obtaining Good Standing Certificate
in South Carolina
Official name for Certificate of Good Standing in South Carolina is "Certificate of 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 South Carolina can order Certificate of Existence from the South Carolina Secretary of State, provided it is indeed is in good standing. Processing time is typically two to three business days plus mailing time.
We can help you obtain Certificate of Existence for your company from South Carolina 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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Obtaining Certificate of Good Standing
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