How to order a certified copy of Articles of Organization or a certified copy of Articles of Incorporation from California Secretary of State
A certified copy of your Articles of Organization or Articles of Incorporation can be ordered by mail or in person, but we recommend mailing. Normal processing costs $1 for the first page and 50 cents for each additional page, and $5 for certification. Processing times vary and can be checked online.
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How much does it cost to obtain a certified copy of California Articles of Incorporation or California Articles of Organization?
Is expedited processing available?
No. However, in person requests take priority over mailed requests.
Check, Money Order, Visa or MasterCard.
How long does it take to get a certified copy of articles of organization, or a certified copy of articles of incorporation from the State of California?
In Person: 5-7 business days.
How will the certified copy of the articles of incorporation or the certified copy of articles of organization come back after I order from the State of California?
It will be mailed by regular mail, unless you request otherwise and provide a pre-addressed prepaid envelope or Fed Ex airbill. Return service by fax or email is not available.
California Secretary of State
001 Northwest Registered Agent, Inc.
San Francisco, CA 94117
San Francisco County