Minnesota Certificate Of Good Standing
How to Get a Minnesota Certificate of Good Standing
A certificate of good standing in the state of Minnesota is also called a Certificate of Status. You can order by mail, in person, or online, but we recommend online. Online processing costs $15 and is processed within 1 business day, plus additional time for mailing. Normal processing takes up to 4 days, plus additional time for mailing, and costs $5.
You can order
Go to their website and follow the instructions provided to search and request a certificate. Your order will be processed within one business day and returned by mail. You can provide a Fed Ex or UPS account number in the special instructions section for faster return service. You will want to have your credit card handy.
Requests by mail cannot be expedited. You will want to provide the order form, payment, return address information, specific request and a daytime phone number for any questions.
Requested documents will be provided while you wait at no additional charge. Documents can usually be provided within 1 hour. Since they close at 4:00 pm, they recommend that you arrive prior to 3:00 pm.
How much does a Minnesota Certificate of Good Standing cost?
To register as a Minnesota corporation. Fees are as follows:
$15 online processing.
$5 for normal processing.
Is expedited processing available?
Yes. An expedited service fee of $10 is required, in addition to the regular $5 fee. However, expedited processing is available online only.
Check or Money Order.
E-Check, Visa or MasterCard (online only).
Make check or money order payable to: Minnesota Secretary of State.
How long does it take to get a Certificate of Good Standing?
Online express processing: within 1 business day, plus additional time for mailing.
In Person Service: while you wait, usually within 1 hour.
Normal processing: 2-4 business days, plus additional time for mailing.
How will the Certificate of Good Standing come back after I order from the Minnesota 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 or email is not available.
Order an Minnesota Certificate of Good Standing or Existence Online:
Minnesota Secretary of State
Retirement Systems of Minnesota Building
60 Empire Drive, Suite 100
Saint Paul, MN 55103
(651)296-2803 or (877)551-6767 phone