All records of the Business Division are classified as public information and are available upon request.
By-laws and other internal business documents which are not filed with the Secretary of State's Officecan be obtained by contacting the business entity.
Any of the records listed above can be certified upon request.
On the back of a certified copy that is not ordered online will always have:
Bring the completed Customer Order Request form to:
Payment Options: Cash, Check, Credit Card, Money Order
Mail the completed Customer Order Request form to:
Payment Options: Check, Money Order
Call the West Virginia Secretary of State's Business and Licensing Division and request the copies be sent via email. (304) 558-8000.
Payment Options: Credit Card
Fax the completed Customer Order Request form to 304-558-8381.
Send email request to CorpFilings@wvsos.gov for standard processing
or to eFilings@wvsos.gov for expedite service.
Payment must be received before copies will be issued.
If you are requesting copies by fax or email be sure to include a completed e-Payment Authorization form
with your request to provide credit card payment information.
Standard Processing (5-10 business days)
Copies sent via email – no charge*
Paper copies are available at a charge of $1.00 for the initial page and $0.50 for each additional page.*
24 Hour - $25.00*
2 Hour - $250.00*
1 Hour - $500.00*
Company Formation Documents - $15
Amendment or additional document filing - $5
Our staff can determine the cost of the documents requested by the data available.
*NOTE: If a record must be retrieved from our archive additional processing charges will apply.
If we may be of any further assistance, please don't hesitate to contact us: 304.558.8000 toll free 866.767.8683 email: Business@wvsos.gov