Corporate Certificate of Status
A Certificate of Good Standing also referred to as a Certificate of Status, Certificate of Existence or Certificate of Authorization, is a state-issued document that verifies a corporation’s existence and confirms its compliance with all state-required formalities. In cases that involve international business transactions, oversees authorities, banks, and other financial institutions, you may be required to obtain an Apostille or authentication for the Certificate of Good Standing.
- California Corporation
- California Limited Liability Company
- California Limited Partnership
- California Limited Liability Partnership
- California General Partnership
Apostille Documents offers a comprehensive Apostille and authentication service with convenient online ordering and document return via FedEx, saving you time and ensuring peace of mind that your document will arrive quickly and safely. Apostille Documents will process your Certificate of Good Standing with the utmost care. We understand the details and the potential challenges involved in the process and will ensure your document is properly legalized. Before you present us with your Certificate of Good Standing, there are some steps you can take to make sure the process is as smooth as possible.
Easy Steps to Order a California Apostille for Corporate Certificate of Status or Certificate of Good Standing
1. Check the Origin of the Certificate. Make sure that the Certificate of Good Standing was issued and certified by an official in one of the 58 counties in California.
2. Check Certification. In order for your Certificate of Good Standing to be accepted for authentication, it must either be:
a). The original document certified by the Secretary of State (recommended).
b). A certified copy signed by a Notary Public
If the original document is required, we can apply for certification for you. We will save you time and have your certified document ready in 5-7 business days, as compared to 6-8 weeks if you choose to apply by mail. Please call us for a quote and more information about this service.
3. Find Out if the Destination Country is a Member of the Hague Convention (Click Here). If the country to whom you are presenting your document is a member of the Hague Convention, you will need an Apostille authentication. If not, your document may need Embassy Legalization. In this case, please give us a call.
4. Go to Purchase Options and follow instructions