How to order a certified copy of Articles of Organization or a certified copy of Articles of Incorporation from Illinois Secretary of State
A certified copy of your Articles of Organization or Articles of Incorporation can be ordered by fax, mail, phone or in person, but we recommend faxing. Normal processing takes up to 5 days, plus additional time for mailing, and costs $25. Expedited service is available for $50 more and should take less than 24 hours, plus additional time for mailing.
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How much does it cost to obtain a certified copy of Illinois Articles of Incorporation or Illinois Articles of Organization?
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 certified copy of articles of organization, or a certified copy of articles of incorporation from State of Illinois?
Expedited processing: 24 business hours, plus additional time for mailing.
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 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.
Illinois Secretary of State
Northwest Registered Agent Service, Inc.
Schaumburg, IL 60173