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North Dakota Certificate of Good Standing

North Dakota Certificate of Good Standing – Certificate of Fact

The North Dakota Certificate of Good Standing/ Certificate of Fact is an official document issued by the North Dakota Secretary of State that certifies that the legal entity is registered with the State of North Dakota and is compliance with all State required formalities. The Secretary of State provides

Certificates of Good Standing for Corporations and Limited Liability Companies. Certificates of Fact are issued for verifications of filings of limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, and limited liability limited partnerships.

North Dakota Secretary of State
Business Registration Unit
State of North Dakota
ND 58505-0500

North Dakota Certificate of Good Standing fees

  • Certificate of Good Standing: US$120 – £90
  • Company Search: US$60 – £48
  • Expedite fee: US$40 – £25

Timescale to obtain a ND Certificate of Good Standing

  • Standard : 5 – 7 days
  • Expedited : 1 – 3 days

The Certificate Includes the following:

  • Registered Company Name
  • Date of Incorporation
  • Business Type – LLC or Corporation
  • Certifies the North Dakota Corporation is registered to transact business in North Dakota
  • Confirms all fees and documents required by the Secretary of State’s office have been received
  • The North Dakota company is in Good Standing
  • This entity has, as of the date set forth below,
  • The company has complied with all applicable North Dakota laws
  • The Secretary of State of the State of North Dakota signs the Certificate of Good Standing under seal

North Dakota Certificate of Good Standing example

Certificate of Good Standing North Dakota example

Apostilled Certificate of Good Standing

The Secretary of State’s office can apostille a Certificate of Good Standing for use in a foreign country, the Apostille is required for countries that are a party to the Hague Convention of 1961.

North Dakota Company Search

We can provide a North Dakota Company Search Report including the company registration details, company status, registered agent, filing history and a copy of the last business entity report filed with the State Department in North Dakota.

Company Not in Good Standing

If the company is not in Good Standing and a Good Standing Certificate cannot be issued by the North Dakota State Department we will instead provide a Company Search extract showing the current company status.

North Dakota Company Restoration – Company Reinstatement

If your company turns out to be not in Good Standing, reinstatement after involuntary revocation may occur within one year after the revocation. We can assist with this process which requires filing the past-due annual report and reinstatement documents along with the appropriate fees.

After the one-year reinstatement period following the involuntary revocation, reinstatement can only occur by a court order obtained from North Dakota’s Burleigh County Court filed with the Secretary of State. The court order must be accompanied by the most recent past-due annual report, registered agent statement of change, and appropriate fees.

Order a North Dakota Certificate of Good Standing

Once the certificate has been prepared by the North Dakota Certificate of Good Standing we will get a scanned copy emailed through and the original where required can be couriered through.