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How to Certificate of Good Standing in Virginia LLC

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Virginia LLC Certificate of Fact of Existence/Registration (LLCs/PS)

Are you a business owner looking for Virginia LLC Certificate of Fact of Existence/Registration (LLCs/PS)? With the ever-changing nature of business, sometimes it’s important to Certificate of Good Standing your LLC to ensure the most accurate records are kept.

There are various ways to do this based on your state.
This guide will walk you through the steps to correctly do this for yourself in Virginia:

Fill out

This form is available here for download. Once downloaded, fill it out like so:

There's multiple ways to submit this form - online, by mail, via fax, in-person.

Submit it online

To obtain the certificate of good standing, follow the instructions below:
1. Log on to CIS at https://cis.scc.virginia.gov/
2. Click Online Services on the top left
4. Locate your business in the system by
A. Searching for it using the Entity
Name field, OR
B. Entering your Entity ID
5. Click the Select button next to your business’ name. DO NOT click the green entity name and continue
6. Once the Entity Information appears, confirm and click Next
7. Review the filing
8. Add to cart and checkout

Submit it by mail


  1. Prepare by choosing a Name and Registered Agent
  2. File Certificate of Formation with the State of Texas
  3. Apply for an EIN with the IRS
  4. Obtain an Operating Agreement
  5. Handle Ongoing Texas Compliance and Maintenance
  1. Change Entity Name for your Virginia LLC
  2. Change Registered Address for your Virginia LLC
  3. How to maintain your Virginia LLC

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