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Maryland Certified Copy Of Articles Of Organization Or Incorporation

How to Order a Certified Copy of Articles of Organization or a Certified Copy of Articles of Incorporation From the State of Maryland

A certified copy of your Articles of Organization or Articles of Incorporation can be ordered by mail, online or in person, but we recommend online. Normal processing takes up to 7 days, plus additional time for mailing, and costs $20, plus $1 per page. Expedited service is available for $20 more and should take less than 3 days, plus additional time for mailing.

You can order a Certified Copy…

By Mail:
You will want to provide the business name, payment, return address information, specific request and a daytime phone number for any questions on your cover letter. You will want to let them know if this certified copy is going to be used for an Apostille request.

Online:
Order a certificate online using Maryland Business Express. There are two different options for requesting copies of documents that were filed online versus documents that were originally filed by mail or fax. The fee is $20 plus $1 per page.  All online filings are auto expedited so that is another $20 fee. Copies of documents originally filed online will be emailed to you immediately. Copies of documents filed by mail will be mailed to you within 7 days.

In Person:
Counter service is considered expedited processing. Requested documents can usually be provided the same day. You will want to have your payment handy. Credit cards not accepted in person. You will want to let them know if this certified copy is going to be used for an Apostille request.

How much does it cost to obtain a certified copy of Maryland Articles of Incorporation or Maryland Articles of Organization?

Same price for Maryland LLCs.

$20 for certification, plus $1 per page, for normal processing. $40 for certification, plus $1 per page, expedited processing.

Is expedited processing available?

Yes. An expedited service fee of $20 is required, in addition to the regular $20 and per page fees.

Payment options?

Check, Money Order, Visa or MasterCard. Make check or money order payable to: State Department of Assessments and Taxation.

How long does it take to get a certified copy of articles of organization, or a certified copy of articles of incorporationfrom Maryland Department of Assessment and Taxation?

Expedited counter service requests are usually same day (in person only).
There are two options if you request copies online. Copies of documents originally submitted online are available immediately. Copies of documents originally submitted by mail or fax will be mailed to you within 7 business days.

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 Maryland Department of Assessment and Taxation?

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 not available.

 

Contact Info:
Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation
Corporate Charter Division
301 W Preston Street, Room 801
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410)767-1340 phone
(410)333-7097 fax

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