Certificate of Good Standing. Where to obtain one for my 8(a) Application or HUBZone Application.

When applying for the 8(a) Program or HUBZone Program you are required to provide the SBA with a copy of a current Certificate of Good Standing that is no older than 90 days old when your application is submitted. Some States refer to the the Certificate of Good Standing as a Certificate of Existence, Compliance, Status or Authorization. Below is a links to obtain this required document.

Alabama

Referred to as a Certificate of Existence
https://www.alabamainteractive.org/sos_eCertificate/welcome.action

Alaska
Referred to as a Certificate of Compliance
https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/cbpl/corporations/certificateofcompliance.aspx

Arizona
https://ecorp.azcc.gov/AzFAQ/Index
Once on this page,  see the article on “How do I get a Certificate of Good Standing?

Arkansas

Referred to as a Certificate of Good Standing
https://www.ark.org/sos/good_standing/index.php

California

Referred to as a Certificate of Good Standing
http://www.sos.ca.gov/business-programs/business-entities/information-requests/

Colorado

Referred to as a Certificate of Good Standing
https://www.sos.state.co.us/biz/BusinessFunctions.do

Connecticut

Referred to as a Certificate of Legal Existence
http://www.concord-sots.ct.gov/CONCORD

Delaware

Referred to as a Certificate of Status
https://corp.delaware.gov/directweb.shtml

District of Columbia (DC)

Referred to as a Certificate of Status
https://business.dc.gov/definition/1368

Florida

Referred to as a Certificate of Status
http://dos.myflorida.com/sunbiz/manage-business/certification/

Georgia

Referred to as a Certificate Existence
https://ecorp.sos.ga.gov/CertificateOfExistence

Hawaii

Referred to as a Certificate of Good Standing
https://portal.ehawaii.gov/home/online-services/certificate-of-goods-standing/

Idaho

Referred to as a Certificate of Good Existence
https://sosbiz.idaho.gov/

Illinois

Referred to as a Certificate of Good Standing
https://www.ilsos.gov/corporatellc/

Indiana

Referred to as a Certificate of Existence
https://inbiz.in.gov/business-filings/information-requests

Iowa

Referred to as a Certificate of Existence
https://sos.iowa.gov/business/FormsAndFees.html#CertsAndCopies

Kansas

Referred to as a Certificate of Good Standing
https://www.kssos.org/other/certificate_good_standing.html

Kentucky

Referred to as a Certificate of Existence
http://www.sos.ky.gov/bus/businessrecords/Pages/default.aspx

Louisiana

Referred to as a Certificate of Good Standing
http://www.sos.la.gov/BusinessServices/SearchForLouisianaBusinessFilings/OrderDocumentsAndCertificates/Pages/default.aspx

Maine

Referred to as a Certificate of Existence
https://icrs.informe.org/nei-sos-icrs/ICRS

Maryland

Referred to as a Certificate of Status
http://dat.maryland.gov/businesses/Pages/Internet-Certificate-of-Status.aspx

Massachusetts

Referred to as a Certificate of Good Standing
https://mtc.dor.state.ma.us/mtc/_/

Michigan

Referred to as a Certificate of Good Standing
http://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,4670,7-127-5647_12539_71074-33117–,00.html

Minnesota

Referred to as a Certificate of Status
http://www.sos.state.mn.us/business-liens/business-help/how-to-order-copies-of-filings-certificates/

Mississippi

Referred to as a Certificate of Status/Good Standing/Existence
https://www.sos.ms.gov/business-services/order-documents

Missouri

Referred to as a Certificate of Good Standing
https://www.sos.mo.gov/business/formsAndServices

Montana

Referred to as a Certificate of Existence
https://sos.mt.gov/business

Nebraska

Referred to as a Certificate of Good Standing
http://www.sos.ne.gov/business/corp_serv/

Nevada

Referred to as a Certificate of Good Standing
https://www.nvsos.gov/sos/businesses/commercial-recordings/faqs

New Hampshire

Referred to as a Certificate of Good Standing
https://sos.nh.gov/corporation-ucc-securities/corporation/order-a-certificate/

New Jersey

Referred to as a Certificate of Standing
https://www.state.nj.us/treasury/revenue/standcert.shtml

New Mexico

Referred to as a Certificate of Good Standing
https://businessportal.nm.gov/maintain/request-documentation/certificate-of-good-standing-and-existence/

New York

Referred to as a Certificate of Status
https://dos.ny.gov/certificate-status

North Carolina

Referred to as a Certificate of Good Standing
https://www.ncdor.gov/taxes/corporate-income-franchise-tax/letter-good-standing

North Dakota

Referred to as a Certificate of Good Standing
https://sos.nd.gov/business/business-services/business-services-faqs

Ohio

Referred to as a Certificate of Good Standing
https://cogs.ohiosos.gov/(S(ohrdcl2jjgr5bmprjmer5clh))/index.aspx

Oklahoma

Referred to as a Certificate of Good Standing
https://www.sos.ok.gov/corp/order/orderDefault.aspx

Oregon

Referred to as a Certificate of Existence
https://sos.oregon.gov/business/Pages/business-registry-certificates.aspx

Pennsylvania

Referred to as a Certificate of Good Standing
http://www.dos.pa.gov/Businesscharities/Business/Resources/Pages/Good-Standing-Or-Subsistence-Certificates.aspx

Rhode Island

Referred to as a Certificate of Good Standing
http://sos.ri.gov/divisions/Business-Portal/Certifications-Apostille-Goodstanding

South Carolina

Referred to as a Certificate of Existence
https://businessfilings.sc.gov/BusinessFiling/Entity/Search

South Dakota

Referred to as a Certificate of Good Standing
https://sdsos.gov/business-services/default.aspx

Tennessee

Referred to as a Certificate of Existence
http://sos.tn.gov/products/business-services/request-certificate-existence-0

Texas

Referred to as a Certificate of Status/Existence
https://www.sos.texas.gov/corp/copies.shtml

Utah

Referred to as a Certificate of Existence/Good Standing
https://corporations.utah.gov/inetcorpdocs.html#Existence

Vermont

Referred to as a Certificate of Good Standing
https://sos.vermont.gov/corporations/copies-certificates/good-standings-or-status/

Virginia

Referred to as a Certificate of Good Standing/Existence
https://www.scc.virginia.gov/clk/copy.aspx

Washington

Referred to as a Certificate of Existence/Authorization
https://www.sos.wa.gov/corps/OrderDocs.aspx

West Virginia

Referred to as a Certificate of Existence/Authorization
https://apps.wv.gov/SOS/BusinessEntitySearch/

Wisconsin

Referred to as a Certificate of Status
https://www.wdfi.org/corporations/fees/cert_program_inst.htm

Wyoming

Referred to as a Certificate of Good Standing
https://wyobiz.wy.gov/business/viewcertificate.aspx

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