What is a Washington certificate of good standing?
In Washington, the good standing certificate is known as a "certificate of status". It provides a statement of a Washington entity's status, as well as the entity's current legal name and date of formation or registration.
How do I get a Washington certificate of status?
You can order a Washington certificate of status on this page. Upon receipt of your order, we'll request the certificate of status document from Washington. If the company is NOT in good standing and you are the owner, we'll notify you and let you know what is required to bring the company into good standing with the state of Washington.
Do I need a Washington certificate of status?
A certificate of status is requested for several reasons:
- opening a bank account
- getting a bank loan
- foreign qualification with another state
- bringing on an investor or partner
How long does it take to get a certificate of of status?
It normally takes 5-7 business days to obtain the certificate from the State of Washington.
How much does a certificate of status cost?
We charge a processing fee plus the Washington document fee of $20. Any expedited fees are additional.
How do I keep a Washington company in good standing?
Pay any annual franchise taxes that are due before the due date and file any annual reports with the State of Washington.
What does DBI Global Filings do? How much do you charge for document retrieval services?
Your time is valuable. Use our document retrieval service to increase your productivity. Our trained Document Retrieval Specialists are experienced in navigating Washington's Secretary of State website regarding document retrieval.
- Receive and review your order
- Verify your request
- Place the order with the appropriate state agency
- Pay government filing fees on your behalf
- Follow-up with the state agency on your request
- Forward your documents via email or express shipping
We charge a one-time processing fee plus state document retrieval fees. Please see our comprehensive order form for exact fees.
Thank you for your interest in a Washington certificate of status document.