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Washington D.C. 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 Washington D.C.

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 10 days, plus additional time for mailing, and costs $38.50 or less. Expedited service is available in person only and should be the same day.

You can order a Certified Copy:

By Mail:
Provide the Order Form, payment, and a daytime phone number for any questions on your request cover letter.

In Person:
You can drop off a completed Order Form at the office between 9:30 and 4:30, Monday-Friday. In person requests will processed the same day.

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

$50 for all entities, including DC corporations, except nonprofits.

Is expedited processing available?

Yes. Expedited service is available. One day: $100 Three day: $50

Payment options?

Check, Money Order, Certified and/or Cashier Check. Credit cards accepted in person only. Make check or money order payable to: DC Treasurer.

How long does it take to get a certified copy of articles of organization, or a certified copy of articles of incorporation from the District of Columbia?

Expedited: same day or 3 day. Normal processing: 10 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 District of Columbia Corporations Division?

It will be returned by regular mail only.


Certified Copy of Articles of Incorporation or Organization Order Form


Department of Licensing and Consumer Protection
Corporations Division
1100 4th St, SW
Washington, DC 20024


PO Box 92300
Washington, DC 20090
phone: (202)442-4400

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