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South 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 South Carolina

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 3 days, plus additional time for mailing, and costs $3 for the first page and .50 cents for each additional page. Expedited service is not available but in person orders are processed while you wait.

You can order a Certified Copy…

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

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 South Carolina Articles of Incorporation or South Carolina Articles of Organization?

Certified copies fees SC corporations are the same.

$3 first page, .50 cents each additional page, for normal processing. $10 return fax fee (per 10 pages).

Is expedited processing available?

No. However, in person orders are processed while you wait at no additional charge.

Payment options?

Check or Money Order. Make check or money order payable to: 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 South Carolina Secretary of State?

Normal processing: 2-3 business days, plus additional time for mailing. Counter Service: while you wait (in person only). Documents filed prior to 1986 may be in archives, if so, they will notify you with information on how to obtain them.

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 South 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 fax is available for an additional $10 fee. Return service by email is not available.

Forms:

South Carolina Certified Copy of Articles of Incorporation or Organization Order Form

Contact Info:

South Carolina Secretary of State
Corporate Division
1205 Pendleton Street, Suite 525
Columbia, SC 29201

or

PO Box 11350
Columbia, SC 29211
(803)734-2158 phone

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