A certificate of good standing is a certificate that is issued by a Secretary of State that proves that a corporation or limited liability company is current in its filings and
What is the difference between a good standing certificate and a certificate of existence? A certificate of existence is also known as a certificate of good standing. The certificate of existence proves that the company exists and is authorized to do business in that state. The good standing certificate goes a step further and proves that the company is in compliance with all state filing requirements. An apostille is a document used to authenticate the legality of a document for international use.
A Certificate of Good Standing indicates that a company is in good legal standing with the state in which it is registered. Many foreign countries require companies to obtain a Certificate of Good Standing before they will allow the company to do business in their country. If you need an Apostille or Certification for a document originating from the State of Colorado, the first step is to contact the Secretary of State's office. The Apostille or Certification will likely need to be notarized by a Notary Public first. Apostilles may only be issued on documents issued by what is called a “competent authority.” Competent authorities include government offices, government agencies, government-licensed professionals, and courts of law. In the United States, this includes:
Federal and state courts
Federal and state government offices
Federal and state government agencies
U.S. military bases
Certain privately licensed professionals, such as Notaries Public, Certified Public Accountants, and medical and legal professionals
For a full list of U.S. competent authorities, please see the U.S. Department of State’s list.
In order to get an apostille for A certificate of good standing in Colorado, you will need to contact the Colorado Secretary of State. The Colorado Secretary of State will be able to provide you with the necessary paperwork and will also be able to assist you in getting the apostille for A certificate of good standing in Colorado.
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