What is a Nevada Good Standing Certificate and why do I need one?

A Nevada Good Standing Certificate is a one-page document issued by the Nevada Secretary of State which includes information which indicates whether or not a business is allowed to legally conduct business in the state of Nevada.

A NV Good Standing Certificate is often required for loans, to renew business licenses, or for tax or other business purposes in the state of Nevada or in any other state. One of the most common reasons that ypu might need a NV Good Standing Certificate is to apply to do business in a state other than Nevada.

See our  Nevada Good Standing Information  page if you would like more specific information.

OTHER NAMES FOR A NEVADA GOOD STANDING CERTIFICATE

  • NV Certificate of Existence
  • NV Certificate of Authority
  • NV Certificate of Status
  • NV Certificate of Subsistence
  • NV Certificate of Qualification
  • NV Certificate of Compliance
  • NV Certificate of Standing
  • NV Certificate of Authorization
  • NV Certificate of Fact
  • NV Letter of Good Standing
  • NV Letter of Status

Example of a Nevada Certificate of Good Standing

Example of a Nevada Good Standing Certificate

What does it say on a Nevada Good Standing Certificate?

I SECRETARY OF STATE NAME, Secretary of State of the State of Nevada, do hereby certify that COMPANY NAME is a Nevada Corporation registered to transact business in Nevada on FORMATION DATE. I further certify that all fees and documents required by the Secretary of State's office have been received and is in good standing as far as this office is concerned.

NEVADA GOOD STANDING CERTIFICATE COST CALCULATOR

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  •    Priority - $114.00 - (2-3 hours)*
  •    Regular - $88.00 - (next business day)

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  •    Priority - $114.00 - (2-3 hours)*
  •    Regular - $88.00 - (next business day)

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  •    USPS Priority Mail - $10.00
  •    USPS Express Mail - $25.00

  •    Scanned email copy - $10
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How much does it cost for a Nevada Certificate of Good Standing?

Total cost for a Nevada Good Standing Certificate depends on the type of company and how fast you need the Certificate. Choose your options on our Nevada Good Standing Certificate Cost Calculator to determine exactly how much your Certificate will cost. With our Nevada Good Standing Certificate services there are no hidden charges, surprise fees or any sign-ups required to get your Certificate.
*next and same day service for orders received before 1 PM Nevada time (excludes weekends and holidays). Priority price includes scanned and emailed copy of Nevada Good Standing Certificate and regular USPS delivery.

Need a Nevada Good Standing Certificate to register your NV Company in another state?

A Corporation, LLC, LP or LLP that is registered in the state of Nevada may require a Nevada Good Standing Certificate to qualify as a "Foreign Corporation" in a state other than Nevada.

A Foreign Corporation is a Corporation that is registered with a state agency, usually the Secretary of State, in one state and has the Authority to do business in another state. For example, a Corporation registered in the state of California that plans to do business in the state of Nevada is a "Domestic Corporation" in California and a "Foreign Corporation" in the state of Nevada.

Need a Nevada Certificate of Good Standing for a NV Attorney?

If you are a Nevada Attorney or if you need to find out if a Nevada Attorney is in Good Standing with the highest court in the state of Nevada, then you will need a Good Standing Certificate from the Nevada Supreme Court.

If you are a Nevada Attorney who plans to practice in the US District Court system then you may need a Good Standing Certificate from the U.S. District Court for District of Nevada.

Need a Nevada Good Standing Certificate for NV Tax Compliance?

If you need to verify that all outstanding tax liabilities for a Nevada Corporation or Nevada LLC have been paid then you need a Nevada Tax Status Compliance Certificate.

A Nevada Tax Status Compliance Certificate is issued by the Nevada Department of Taxation and is sometimes called a Tax Clearance Certificate, an Entity Status Letter, a Certificate of Account Status or a Tax Good Standing Certificate.

NEVADA STATE CONTACT INFORMATION

NEVADA BUSINESS SERVICES

GOOD STANDING CERTIFICATE INFORMATION FOR ANY STATE

Nevada Secretary of State
  • 202 North Carson Street
  • Carson City, NV 89701-4201
  • Tel:  775-684-5708
  • Email:
  •   sosmail@sos.nv.gov

Nevada Department of Taxation