How to get a Certificate of Existence from the Georgia Secretary of State
A certificate of good standing in the State of Georgia is called a Certificate of Existence. You can order by mail, phone or online, but we recommend online. Online orders are immediate. Normal processing by mail takes up to 48 hours, plus additional time for mailing, and costs $10. Expedited service is available for $50 more and is processed the same day received, plus additional time for mailing.
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How much does a Georgia Certificate of Existence cost?
$10 for normal & online processing.
Is expedited processing available?
Yes. An expedited service fee of $50 is required, in addition to the regular $10 fee. A separate check is requested for expedite fees.
How long does it take to get a Certificate of Existence?
How will the Certificate of Existence come back after I order from the Georgia Secretary of State?
It will be mailed by regular mail, unless you request otherwise and provide a pre-addressed prepaid envelope or UPS/Fed Ex account number. Return service by fax or email is not available.
Order a Georgia Certificate of Existence Online:
Georgia Secretary of State
Northwest Registered Agent, LLC.
Roswell, GA 30076