How to get a Certificate of Existence from the Kentucky Secretary of State
A certificate of good standing in the State of Kentucky is called a Certificate of Existence. You can order by fax, mail, phone, in person or online, but we recommend online. Normal processing takes up to 3 days, plus additional time for mailing, and costs $10. Expedited service is not available because online processing is immediate.
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How much does a Kentucky Certificate of Existence cost?
$10 for online and normal processing.
Is expedited processing available?
No. However, online processing is immediate.
Check, Money Order, Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express.
How long does it take to get a Certificate of Existence?
Online processing: immediate.
How will the Certificate of Existence come back after I order from the Kentucky 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 is available for $5. Return service by email is not available.
Order a Kentucky Certificate of Existence Online:
Office of the Secretary of State
Northwest Registered Agent, LLC.
Lexington, KY 40509