How to order a certified copy of Articles of Organization or a certified copy of Articles of Incorporation from the Ohio Secretary of State
A certified copy of your Articles of Organization or Articles of Incorporation can be ordered by mail or in person, but we recommend mailing. Normal processing takes up to 2 days, plus additional time for mailing, and costs $5. Expedited service is not available.
You can order
You will want to provide the Order Form including the business name, payment, return address information, specific request and a daytime phone number for any questions.In Person:
Requested documents provided prior to 11:00 am can usually be provided by 4:00 pm the same day at no additional charge. You will want to have your payment handy.
How much does it cost to obtain a certified copy of Ohio Articles of Incorporation or Ohio Articles of Organization?
$5 for normal processing.
Is expedited processing available?
Check or Money Order.
How long does it take to get a certified copy of articles of organization, or a certified copy of articles of incorporation from Ohio Secretary of State?
Normal processing: 1-2 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 Ohio Secretary of State?
It will be mailed by regular mail only.
Ohio Secretary of State
Northwest Registered Agent Service, Inc.
Cleveland, OH 44113