How to get a Certificate of Good Standing from the Arkansas Secretary of State
You can order by fax, email, mail, phone, in person or online, but we recommend online. Normal processing is usually the same day, plus additional time for mailing, and costs $28. If you order online you will be able to print out the requested document as soon as the payment has been processed.
You can order
Go to their website and follow the instructions provided to search and print a certificate. You can pay by Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express. You will be able to view and print the certificate yourself immediately. A $3 processing fees will be added for online orders.
Provide the business name, specific request and a daytime phone number so that they may contact you for credit card information or with any questions on your email request.
Provide the business name, specific request, payment for fees and a daytime phone number for any questions on your request cover letter.
Provide the business name, specific request and a daytime phone number so that they may contact you for credit card information or with any questions on your fax coversheet. We recommend that you follow up your fax request with a phone call to provide your credit card information to speed up processing. Do not send your credit card information by fax.
Call 1-888-233-0325 to request a Certificate of Good Standing. Have your credit card information handy.
If you choose to stop by in person, they will handle your request as quickly as possible.
How much does an Arkansas Certificate of Good Standing cost?
$25 for normal processing.
$28 for online orders.
Is expedited processing available?
No. All requests are usually handled within 24 hours.
Check, Money Order, Visa, MasterCard Discover or American Express.
Make check or money order payable to: Arkansas Secretary of State.
How long does it take to get a Certificate of Good Standing?
Online processing: immediate.
Normal processing: within 24-48 business hours, plus additional time for mailing.
How will the Certificate of Good Standing come back after I order from the Arkansas Secretary of State?
It will be mailed by regular mail, unless you request otherwise and provide a pre-addressed prepaid envelope or Fed Ex account number. Return service by fax or email is not available.
Order an Arkansas Certificate of Good Standing Online:
Arkansas Secretary of State
Business/Commercial Services Division
1401 West Capitol, Ste. 250
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501)682-3409 or 1-888-233-0325 phone