Delaware Certificate of Good Standing – Certificate of Existence
A Delaware Certificate of Good Standing/ Certificate of Existence is issued by the Division of Corporations at the Delaware Secretary of State. The Certificate of Good Standing confirms the company is in compliance with State filings and statutory requirements in Delaware.
Division of Corporations
401 Federal Street in Dover
|Delaware Certificate of Good Standing
|Certificate of Good Standing Registry Certified
|US$305 – £220
|Certificate of Good Standing Apostilled
|US$300 – £250
|US$85 – £60
The Certificate includes the following:
- Business Name – The name of a single business that will be certified.
- State of Formation – The Certificate of Good Standing is unique from state to state, so it will be obvious when you order one in Delaware.
- Issuance Date – The date the Certificate of Good Standing is issued.
- Legal Structure – Depicts whether the company is an LLC, a Corporation, or any other type of legal entity.
- Date of Formation – The date the entity was formed in the state.
- Delaware Franchise Tax – Certifies the entity had paid to date the annual taxes.
This info will be accompanied by the current status of your business, indicating that the company is in Good Standing.
Validate Certificate of Good Standing
The Delaware Division of Corporations now has online validation and verification for Certificates of Good Standing that have been generated. You require the entity file number and your authentication number from the certificate for validation, a certificate can only be validated for 1 year from the issue date.
Delaware Certificate of Good Standing example
Delaware Company Search Report
In addition to the Good Standing Certificate, we can provide a company search report which is a summary of the latest information on the company held by the Delaware Division of Corporations.
Company Not in Good Standing – Company Reinstatement
If your Delaware company owes franchise taxes in the State, they must be paid in full before the Certificate of Good Standing can be issued. Delaware companies that are not in Good Standing risk being dissolved or revoked by the State. Where the company is not in Good Standing and a Certificate of Good Standing cannot be issued, a search report is instead provided with the current company status at the Delaware Division of Corporations.
Apostilled Certificate of Good Standing
The Delaware Secretary of State, Division of Corporations also provides authentication of Delaware public officials’ signatures on Certificates of Good Standing for used outside the United States. The Apostille is added by the Delaware Secretary of State, Division of Corporations to the Certificate of Good Standing.
Order a Delaware Certificate of Good Standing
When your order is placed for a Delaware Certificate of Good Standing, we check the status of the company with the Delaware Secretary of State, Division of Corporations. Once the Certificate of Good Standing has been prepared by the Secretary of State we get a scanned copy emailed through and the original couriered.