Obtain a Certificate of Good Standing

In Washington, a certificate of good standing is referred to as a certificate of Formation / Status / Existence, and is issued by the Corporations Division at the Office of the Secretary of State.

To obtain a certificate of Formation / Status / Existence, you can order online or contact the Corporations Division by phone or by mail. Contact information for the Corporations Division is as follows:

For information on the fees and service, go to the Corporations Division Fee Schedule / Expedited & Electronic Service page.

For other questions about the certificate, please contact the Corporations Division directly using the contact information provided above.