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North Carolina 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 North Carolina

A certified copy of your Articles of Organization or Articles of Incorporation can be ordered by fax, mail, email, phone, in person, or online, but we recommend online. Online processing is immediate and costs $15 plus $1 per page. Normal processing takes up to 5 days, plus additional time for mailing, and costs $15, plus $1 per page. Expedited service is not available because online processing is immediate.

You can order a Certified Copy…

Online:
Go to their website and follow the instructions provided to sign up, search and print a certificate. You will be able to authenticate, view and print the certificate yourself right away. You will want to have your credit card handy.

By Mail:
You will want to provide the business name, payment, return address information, specific request and a daytime phone number for any questions.

By Fax:
You will want to provide the business name, specific request, return address information and a daytime phone number for any questions on a normal fax cover sheet. They will invoice you for the amount of fees due.

By Email:
You will want to provide the business name, specific request, return address information and a daytime phone number for any questions in your email. They will invoice you for the amount of fees due.

By Phone:
Called in requests are accepted and they can give you a specific timeframe for processing. You will want to have the business name handy when making your call. They will invoice you for the amount of fees due.

In Person:
Requested documents can usually be provided while you wait at no additional charge. You will want to have your payment handy.

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

Fees for certified copies for your North Carolina LLC are as follows:

$12 online processing.
$15 for certification plus $1 per page for normal processing.

Is expedited processing available?

No. However, online processing is immediate.

Payment options?

Check or Money Order.
Visa or MasterCard online only.
Make check or money order payable to: North Carolina 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 North Carolina Secretary of State?

Online processing: immediate.
Normal processing: 3-4 business days, plus additional time for mailing.
Counter Service: while you wait.

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 North Carolina 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 email is available upon request. Return service by fax is not available.

Order Online:

ORDER ONLINE

Contact Info:

North Carolina Secretary of State
Corporations Division
PO Box 29622
Raleigh, NC 27626-0622

or

2 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601-2903
(919)807-2225 phone
(919)807-2039 fax
Email:  corpinfo@sosnc.com

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