Illinois Certificate of Good Standing
Common Questions about Illinois Certificates of Good Standing
A Certificate of Good Standing is an official document issued by the secretary of state that confirms that your entity is authorized to do business in that state. They are often referred to as a “Certificate of Existence” or “Certificate of Status”.
A Certificate of Good Standing confirms that your entity has paid taxes and submitted an annual report (if required).
Turnaround time for a Illinois Certificate of Good Standing is one to two business days.
If you select expedited service, there is a two hour delivery guarantee during normal business hours.
A Illinois Certificate of Good Standing is $65, which includes our processing fee plus the state fee.
For an additional $25, you can upgrade to expedited processing and receive your Certificate of Good Standing within two hours.
It’s easy! Fill out the order form below and we’ll get to work retrieving your document from the state of Illinois.
The most common reason that businesses need a Certificate of Good Standing is because it has been requested by their bank or an investor. They are often requested prior to providing a business loan or financing to ensure the company is legitimate and up to date with all of the legal requirements of the state.
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