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New Jersey Certificate Of Good Standing

 

How to Get a New Jersey Certificate of Status

A certificate of good standing in the State of New Jersey is called a Certificate of Status or a Certificate of Standing. They offer three types of certificates: short form, long form with officers/directors, and long form with charter documents. You can order by fax, mail, in person, or online, but we recommend online. Online processing costs $25 or more, depending on the type of business entity, and is immediate. Normal processing takes up to 3 weeks, plus additional time for mailing, and costs $25 or more, depending on the type of business entity. Expedited service is available for $40 or more, depending on the type of business entity, and should take less than 8.5 business hours, plus additional time for mailing.

You can order

Online:
Go to their website and follow the instructions provided to sign up, search and print a certificate. You will be able to validate, view and print the certificate yourself right away. You will want to have your credit card handy. Their online ordering system only works in Internet Explorer version 6 or greater and FireFox browsers.

By Mail:
Requests by mail will be expedited only if paying the additional fee and sending by courier service. You will want to provide the business name, 10-digit business ID, payment, return address information, specific request and a daytime phone number for any questions.

By Fax:
Faxing is considered expedited processing and requires an additional fee. You will want to provide the business name, 10-digit business ID, specific request, return address information, and a daytime phone number for any questions on a normal fax cover sheet.

In Person:
Counter service has optional expedited processing which requires an additional fee. You will want to have your payment and 10-digit business ID number handy.

How much does a New Jersey Certificate of Status cost?

To register as a New Jersey Corporation.

Certificate of status prices are as follows:

$25 for normal processing short and long forms (corporate, non-profit and limited partnership only).
$50 for normal processing short form (LLCs and LLPs). $100 for normal processing long form (LLCs and LLPs).
$40 for expedited processing short and long forms (corporate, non-profit and limited partnership only).
$75 for expedited processing short form (LLCs and LLPs). $125 for expedited processing long form (LLCs and LLPs).

Is expedited processing available?

Yes. An expedited service fee of $15 is required, in addition to the regular $25 fee for corporate and limited partnership forms. An expedited service fee of $25 is required, in addition to the regular fees for LLCs and LLPs. Also providing a self-addressed stamped envelope will speed processing.

Payment options?

Check, Money Order, Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express. (Note: for credit card payments provide the card type, number, expiration date, and account holder name and address). Make check or money order payable to: Treasurer, State of New Jersey.

How long does it take to get a Certificate of Status?

Online processing: immediate.
Normal processing: 2-3 business weeks, plus additional time for mailing.
Expedited processing: within 8.5 business hours.

How will the Certificate of Status come back after I order from the State of New Jersey?

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 is available upon request. Return service by email is not available.

Order a New Jersey Certificate of Good Standing or Existence Online

Contact Info:

New Jersey Division of Revenue
Certification and Status Unit

PO Box 451
Trenton, NJ 08646
or
33 West State Street, 5th Floor
Trenton, NJ 08608

Phone: (609)292-9292 or (866)534-7789
Fax: (609)984-6855

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