Florida Company Search Report

florida company search

Florida companies are not required to file information regarding share capital, shareholders, directors or company accounts. A Florida company information report will include the registration details of the company, confirmation of its existence and current status.

The company search report will contain the following:

  • Company Name
  • Company Registration Type
  • FEI/EIN Number
  • Activities/Purpose of company
  • Current Legal Status: Good Standing, Struck Off or Inactive
  • Current Principal Place of Business
  • Current Mailing Address
  • Registered Agent
  • Registered Office Address
  • Number of Shares Issued
  • Share Capital
  • Annual Report - report years and dates filed
  • Latest Annual Report (if filed)

All limited liability companies in Florida must file a uniform business report with the division each year.

There is no requirement for a company to file accounts in Florida.

Timescale: 2 - 3 days

Copies of Company Documents

Copies of the official file Florida documents can be obtained for you from the State of Florida Division of Corporations.

This includes copies of:

  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Certificate of Good Standing
  • Memorandum and Articles of Association / Statutes

Establishing the existence of the company and obtaining copies of official company documents held at the Division of Corporations may be required for:

  • Due Diligence - confirmation of the company’s existence
  • Legal requirements - certified company documents

Florida Certificate of Incorporation

We can provide a registry copy of a Florida company incorporation certificate which includes the company name, company number, date of incorporation and states that a company is registered

Florida Certificate of Incorporation

Florida Certificate of Good Standing

We can supply a Certificate of Good Standing from the State of Florida Division of Corporations certifying that the American company is in Good Standing.

The certificate states:

  • the company name
  • the date the company was incorporation
  • that the company has paid all fees due
  • that the company has filed its annual report with the State of Florida Division of Corporations

The certificate is provided from the State of Florida Division of Corporations with an official stamp, seal and with the signature of an authorised officer.

Click on the image to see what a Florida Certificate of Good Standing looks like and what it contains.

Florida Certificate of Good Standing

Florida Company Registry - Florida Division of Corporations

At the Florida Division of Corporations searches can be made of filed information on Florida corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, general partnerships and trademarks.

The Florida Division of Corporations serves as the state's central location for a number of commercial activities that include a variety of business entity filings, trade mark registrations and notary commissions. The Florida Division of Corporations maintains in excess of eight million corporate records and provides electronic filing and certification services.

Florida Annual Report

The annual report is submitted to update and confirm the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations' records on a company, it is not a financial statement. A late fee is imposed on all profit corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, and limited liability limited partnerships which fail to file their annual reports on or before May 1st.

Apostille

An Apostille Certificate enables the presenter to bypass any further legislation to ensure immediate use of a documents in the country of intent.

It involves the addition of a certificate, either stamped on the document itself or attached to the document which certifies:

  • Country of origin of the document
  • Name and identity of the signature - Capacity in which a document has been signed
  • Official seal - Name of authority which has affixed a seal or stamp to the document
  • Place, date and document number

Using an Apostille Certificate on your Company Documents

An Apostille certificate can be obtained for any company document. This is particularly useful if you intend to execute overseas business. We can assist you with documents legalisation.

The following list is an example of some of the many documents that we legalise:

  • Certificates of Incorporation
  • Certificates of Good Standing
  • Memorandum of Association
  • Articles of Association

Florida Company Documents

We can provide copies of official company documents and conduct searches for companies registered in Florida.

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