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Michigan 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 Michigan

A certified copy of your Articles of Organization or Articles of Incorporation can be ordered by fax, mail, phone, or in person, but we recommend faxing. Normal processing takes up to 10 days, plus additional time for mailing, and costs $16.00 for up to 7 pages, and $1.00 per additional page. Expedited service is available for 25% of the total amount due and should take less than 4 days, and can be returned to you by fax or mail by the next business day, plus additional time for mailing.

You can order a Certified Copy…

By Mail:
Requests by mail will be expedited only if requested and paying the additional fee. You will want to provide the Order Form (see link below) and a daytime phone number for any questions.

By Fax:
Requests by fax will be expedited only if requested and paying the additional fee. You will want to provide the Order Form and a daytime phone number for any questions on a normal fax cover sheet. You can request they fax the certificate back to you.

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 and credit card handy when making your call.

In Person:
Requested documents are provided while you wait at: 2501 Woodlake Circle, Okemos, MI 48864. You will want to have your payment handy.

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

Fees for certified copies for your Michigan LLC are as follows:

$16.00 fee for up to 7 pages, plus $1.00 per each additional page, for normal processing.

25% of the total cost for expedited processing by fax, phone or mail.

Is expedited processing available?

Yes. An expedited service fee of 25% of the total cost is required for faxed and mailed requests, in addition to the regular fee.

Payment options?

Orders totaling $100 or more require a 50% deposit; otherwise they will send you an invoice. Check, Money Order, Visa, MasterCard. Make check or money order payable to: State of Michigan.

How long does it take to get a certified copy of articles of organization, or a certified copy of articles of incorporation from Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA)?

Expedited Counter Service: while you wait (in person only).

Expedited processing: next business day, plus additional time for mailing.

Normal processing: 5-10 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 Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA)?

It will be mailed by regular mail unless you request that it be returned to you by fax. Return service by fax is available only for orders less than 20 pages. Return service by email, Fed Ex or UPS is not available.

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Contact Info:

Michigan LARA – Corporation Division
PO Box 30054
Lansing, MI 48909
Or
2501 Woodlake Circle
Okemos, MI 48864

Phone: (517)241-6470

Fax: (517)241-0538

Email: CorpsMail@michigan.gov

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