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Procedure for Requesting a Certificate of Good Standing/Existence

How to Request a Certificate of Good Standing/Existence

A Certificate of Good Standing (otherwise known as a Certificate of Existence) can be obtained by either of the steps below:

  1. Send an email to and
  2. Send a fax to Debra and Kirti at 518-473-2925.

In your request, please be sure to include the following:

  • The full name of the entity
  • The number of copies required (If more than one original is requested, please include this information in your request.)
  • The address the document/s should be sent to

Please note that there is no fee for processing this request. Also note that the overall process typically takes 7-10 business days to complete, although it is not unusual for more complicated situations to take double that time; Please plan accordingly.