How to order a certified copy of Articles of Organization or a certified copy of Articles of Incorporation from Iowa 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 calling. Normal processing takes up to 2 days, plus additional time for mailing, and costs $5, plus $1 per page. Expedited service is not available.
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How much does it cost to obtain a certified copy of Iowa Articles of Incorporation or Iowa Articles of Organization?
$5 plus $1 per page, for normal processing.
Is expedited processing available?
No. However, all orders are usually processed within 2 days, plus additional time for mailing.
Check, Money Order, Visa, MasterCard or Discover. Make check or money order payable to: Secretary of State.
How long does it take to get a certified copy of articles of organization or a certified copy of articles of incorporation from Iowa Secretary of State?
Normal processing: 2 business days, 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 Iowa 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. An additional $1 per page fee is required for return faxing. Return service by email is not available.
Iowa Secretary of State
Northwest Registered Agent, LLC.
Des Moines, IA 50309