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Corporation Section Filing Fees

Certifications Program

You may order a Certificate of Status online or you may order by mail after completing form SP-48  Adobe PDF Document

Item Content Fee
Certificate of Status Provides the entity's current name, effective date of incorporation, organization, or qualification, its current status, and identifies it as either a domestic or foreign entity. (Referred to in some states as a certificate of "good standing") $ 10.00
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Certificate of Status – Long Form Same information as a certificate of status, but expanded to provide other facts on record as may be requested, such as previous names, a list of charter documents on file, the name and address of its registered agent and office in Wisconsin, etc. $10.00
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Certified Copy of an Individual Document A complete copy of a specified charter document, annual report, or other instrument on record. $10.00
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Certified Copy of Articles of Incorporation or Organization (Charter Documents) A complete copy of the articles of incorporation or organization, including all subsequent amendments, mergers, restatements, and articles of dissolution, if any. If the file contains restated articles of incorporation, the record supplied will commence from the most recent restated articles forward, including any subsequent amendments, articles of merger, etc., unless you specify "all charter documents from the beginning". $10.00
Place online order or order using Form SP-48   Adobe PDF Document
Certificate of Status or Certified Copy with Apostille or Authentication Same as certificate of status or certified copy, but for use outside the United States. Certification is prepared in a form suitable for application of an Apostille or Authentication by the Secretary of State of Wisconsin. $10.00
Place online order or order using Form SP-48   Adobe PDF Document

Ordering Use the accompanying Adobe PDF Document Form SP-48 or provide the information requested by the form. Normal delivery time varies between 5 to 12 working days depending on the volume of work in the program. "Next day" EXPEDITED SERVICE is available for an additional $25.00, per item. (Note: Multiple copies of identical certificates of status, when ordered at the same time, are subject to only one Expedited Service fee.)

Delivery Materials are sent via US Mail, unless you specify delivery by your own courier service. Provide the name of your carrier and your account number. Upon request, a Certificate of Status (but not certified copywork) may be transmitted to a FAX number you provide. Only the FAX item will be sent, unless you indicate that you also want to purchase a hardcopy of the certificate.

Payment If you order by mail, remit the service fee by check (payable to Department of Financial Institutions) or provide your Visa or MasterCard credit card number, the name as it appears on the card, and its expiration date.