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Ohio Certificate of Good Standing

Ohio Certificate of Good Standing

We can provide a Certificate of Good Standing issued by the Secretary of State’s office which confirms a business is properly registered and authorised to do business in the state of Ohio. 

Ohio State Department
Business Services Division
22 North Fourth Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Ohio Certificate of Good Standing fees

  • Certificate of Good Standing: US$120 – £90
  • Company File: US$60 – £48
  • Expedite fee: US$40 – £25

Timescale to obtain an OH Certificate of Good Standing

  • Standard: 3 days
  • Expedited: same day

The Certificate includes the following:

  • Registered Company Name
  • Date of Incorporation
  • Business Type – LLC or Corporation
  • The company is in Good Standing in the State of Ohio
  • The Certificate of Good Standing is signed, stamped and dated by the Secretary of State under seal

Ohio Certificate of Good Standing example

Certificate of Good Standing Ohio example

Ohio Company File

In addition to the Certificate of Good Standing we can provide a copy of the Ohio Company File which is a summary of the latest information on the company and copies of the filed documents held by the Ohio State Department.

Not in Good Standing

If a corporation registered in Ohio fails to pay corporate franchise taxes for any given year, the State Department will cancel the corporation’s license after they are notified by the Ohio department of taxation. When the Ohio Company is not in Good Standing and a Certificate of Good Standing cannot be issued, instead search report if provided showing the current company status.

Ohio Company Restoration – Company Reinstatement

We can assist with returning your Ohio company back into Good Standing, using the existing company name. We will advise you on the Company Restoration process in Ohio, getting the State filings made, payment of the reinstatement fees and taxes. The Ohio Secretary of State will hold a canceled entity’s name for one year from the date of cancellation to give the entity a chance to reinstate.

Order a Ohio Certificate of Good Standing

When your order is placed for an Ohio Certificate of Good Standing, we check the status of the company with the Corporations Section at the Ohio State Department. Once the Certificate of Good Standing has been prepared by the Ohio Secretary of State we get a scanned copy emailed through.