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Determine Entity Status

Confirm an entity is in good standing

  • Go to our Corporate database
  • Enter the name of your entity in the “Search by entity name” field and click "Search"
  • If the “Inactive Status” field on the entity results page is blank, your entity is ACTIVE
  • Click on your entity name
  • Scroll down, select “All Filings” and click “View Filings”
  • Confirm your entity has filed its most recent annual report. If yes, your entity is ACTIVE and in GOOD STANDING.

Annual reports are filed each calendar year after the year of incorporation. Below is a chart identifying the annual report filing periods by entity type. If the filing period has ended, this year’s report should be of record. All outstanding reports must be filed before a certificate of good standing will be issued. 

Business Structure Filing Period

Limited Liability Company (LLC)

February 1 - May 1

Business Corporation

February 1 - May 1

Benefit Corporation

Within 120 days of fiscal year end

Non-Profit Corporation

February 1 - May 1

Status Definitions

If the “Inactive Status” field on the entity results page is not blank, use this chart to identify the entity’s current status:

Inactive Status Definition

Revocation Notice

A 60-day notice was issued to the entity for failure to file a required document, pay a required fee, pay a tax, or maintain its registered agent/registered office.  View the PDF image of the revocation notice to learn more. 

Revoked (Entity or Authority)

Entity failed to respond to a 60-day revocation notice.  View the PDF of the revocation notice to learn more.

Dissolved

Entity voluntarily filed articles of dissolution.

Withdrawn

Entity voluntarily withdrew its certificate of registration.

Expired

Entity set a specific date for its existence to end or the term of existence is mandated by statute.

Forfeited

Entity was forfeited for failure to pay tax.

Merged

Entity merged out of existence.

Conversion

Entity converted into another entity type.

Cancelled

Entity voluntarily cancelled its existence.

Consolidated

Entity consolidated with one or more entities.

Bankruptcy

Entity is a party in a bankruptcy proceeding.

Receivership

Entity is a party in a receivership proceeding.