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South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond

Business Filings Document Request

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Welcome to the South Carolina Secretary of State's Online Document Request Application

This system allows you to request certified copies of corporate filings. It also allows you to request copies of the Certificate of Existence (also known as a Certificate of Good Standing) or a Certificate of Authority for an out-of-state entity.

To complete the request, you will need to know the exact business entity name and associated date of incorporation or organization, as displayed on the
Secretary of State's Business Filings Search.

Pricing Structure

Pricing Structure
Type of Charge Price
Document Requests (Per Document)
First Page $3.00
Each Additional Page $0.50
Certificate Requests
Each Certificate of Existence or Authority $10.00
Each Certificate of No Record/Certificate Under Seal $20.00
Electronic Records Access
Per Certificate $4.00
Per Filed Document $1.25

Once your documents are ready, you will receive an email with a link for retrieving the documents.