How to get a Certificate of Good Standing or Certificate of Existence from the Illinois Secretary of State
A certificate of good standing in the State of Illinois is for corporations and LLC entities. A Certificate of Existence can be requested for LP, LLP, and LLLP entities in Illinois. You can order by fax, mail, phone, in person or online, but we recommend online. Online orders are processed immediately. Normal processing takes up to 5 days, plus additional time for mailing, and costs $25. Expedited service is available for $20 more and should take less than 24 hours, plus additional time for mailing.
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How much does an Illinois Certificate of Good Standing or Existence cost?
Is expedited processing available?
Yes. An expedited service fee payment is required, depending on the type of entity and type of order.
Check, Money Order, Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express.
How long does it take to get a Certificate of Good Standing or Existence?
How will the Certificate of Good Standing or Certificate of Existence come back after I order from the Illinois 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 available only if paying for expedited service.
Order an Illinois Certificate of Good Standing or Existence Online:
Illinois Secretary of State
Northwest Registered Agent Service, Inc.
Schaumburg, IL 60173