COVID-19 Jurisdictional Updates

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Please see below for jurisdictional updates due to COVID-19.  Check back often for updates!

Last updated:  5/28/2020 at 2:45 p.m. EST

State Update
Alabama No Update to report
Alaska No Update to report
Arizona
  • Effective 4/13 – AZ SOS suspended expedited services for UCC 11 Certified searches and copies, UCC filings until further notice.
  • Routine service will take approximately 4-5 weeks.
Arkansas
  • Arkansas State Capitol will open to the public with limited hours.
  • Counter service is suspended until further notice. A drop box is available and will be checked 3 times a day. 
  • Online service remains available.
California
  • Counters closed to public
  • LIMITED EXEPEDITED/PRECLEARANCE OPTIONS – 24 HOUR EXPEDITE – $350 EXPEDITE FEE PLUS FILING FEE – 24 HOUR EXPEDITE PRECLEARANCE FEE – $500
  • Expedite/Preclearance pickup will be available daily in the lobby between 3:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. the next business day following your submission. Resuming the expedite/preclearance services applies only to business filings including statements of information. This does not apply to apostilles, domestic partnerships, or other non-related business filings.
  • Regular counter filings pickup, including Certificates of Good Standing, also will be available in the lobby between 3:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.  Resuming the regular counter filings pick up only applies to business filings and does not apply to apostilles, domestic partnerships, or other non-related business filings.
  • Regular counter drop offs will continue to be deemed received at 5:00 p.m. on the date dropped off and processed on a first in, first out basis. 
  • Counter Service Fees of $15 for Business Entities Filings and $10 for Business Entities Records will resume
  • May still be Limited Staff.
  • Good Standings are classified as routine work.  The good standing will take 7-10 business days to process and the date on the good standing will be the date it is processed, not the date it is requested. NO UPDATE ON THIS, WILL UPDATE WHEN AVAILABLE.
Colorado
  • Suspended all in-person services beginning 3/18 until further notice.
  • Online services are still available.
Connecticut
  • Counter service has been suspended.
  • Online and email requests remain available.
  • Expedited service remains but evidence will be mailed out (no pickups allowed)
Delaware
  • Secretary of State is Open and Operating
  • No Change in Filing times or expedited services
  • No change in due dates for Corporate and Alternate entity reports/taxes
  • All Delaware Courts are closed to the Public. Scheduled to open on 6/13/2020.
  • Online Court Searches can still be completed
District of Columbia
  • State at Home Order to be lifted 6/1 – but no work on opening of government buildings.
  • Incserv DC employees are working remotely – effective 3/26/2020
  • DCRA and DCROD is not allowing access to the building. Online options  are available
  • DC Notary is closed. Anything they have now, will not be returned until they re-open and they will not accept anything new.  Date to open is unknown.
  • State Department counter is closed. Request for Authentication will need to be mailed/Fed Ex’d and there will be delays in processing time.  State Department encourages waiting to send requests until they resume normal business hours.
  • Biennial Report and Trade Name Renewal Due Dates are extended from 4/1 to June 1.
  • All State Department and Embassy documents have to be delivered by Fed Ex or UPS to those offices which will result in delayed processing times.
Florida
  • State has closed to the public.
  • Incserv has a designated pick up and drop off of 12 pm.
  • Annual Report  Filing deadline extended from 5/1 to 7/1.
Georgia
  • As of March 17, only online filings will be accepted.  Suspending over the counter submissions until further notice.
Hawaii No Update to report
Idaho No Update to report
Illinois
  • SOS is opening on JUNE 1.
  • 2 PM drop off and pick up
  • All daily submission will be handled the next business day for routing and processing
  • Date of receipt will be used to determine filing order
  • All documents that have been waiting to be delivered will be delivered on 6/1/2020.
  • Corporate filings can be e-filed
Indiana No Update to report
Iowa No Update to report
Kansas No Update to report
Kentucky No Update to report
Louisiana
  • Counter service has been suspended. 
  • Online and email requests remain available.
Maine No Update to report
Maryland
  • State is waiving some expedite fee for online filings
  • Counter Service has been suspended
  • Limited hours of operation are 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Phone lines have limited staffing or are only accepting voicemails
  • Online service and mail/FedEx/UPS remain available.
  • State is waiving expedite fee for online filings
  • Due Date for Personal Property Returns have been changed from 4/15 to 7/15
Massachusetts
  • The MA SOS remains open, with limited staffing and resources.  Anticipate delays.
  • MA trial courts & superior courts closed to the public on March 16-17.  Any Registry of Deeds located within a courthouse will also be closed.  Electronic services remain available.
  • Mass. US District Court is currently open with some access limitations.
Michigan
  • Secretary of State & Corporation Department closed to visitors. 
  • Electronic services and most county searches remain available
Minnesota
  • Hennepin County Recorder’s office is open, but temporarily suspending paper document recording until further notice.
  • Electronic recording remains available.
Mississippi
  • Secretary of State office closing to the general public at 2 p.m. on 3/17/2020. Online resources available.
Missouri No Update to report
Montana
  • Annual Reports still due on 4/15 – late fee has been waived
  • 1 Hour service only available for online orders
  • Walk-ins discontinued
Nebraska No Update to report
Nevada
  • Nevada has suspended all in-person services and transactions.
  • Online services are still available
  • State offices are closed every Friday until further notice
New Hampshire No Update to report
New Jersey
  • Department of Revenue closed to the public. We still have the ability to pick up and drop off using a drop box.
New Mexico
  • Same Day (waiting) service suspended.  All in-person transactions, without an appointment, have also been suspended.
New York
  • Plain Copies ordered on a routine basis will take 4-6 weeks
North Carolina
  • Closed to the public
  • Online services still available
North Dakota No Update to report
Ohio
  • Counter service has been suspended.  Drop box, email, and online services remain available.
Oklahoma No Update to report
Oregon
  • Counter service has been suspended, but one daily appointment is permitted.  Online service remains available.
Pennsylvania
  • As of 3/19/2020 – State offices in the Capitol Complex (Dauphin County, PA) have been closed by the Governor of PA. .
  • Counter service has been suspended. Expedited services is not available at this time.   Can still drop documents in bin.
  • Online service remains available, but is unstable.
Rhode Island No Update to report
South Carolina
  • State is closed – Only online filing is available
South Dakota No Update to report
Tennessee
  • Counter service has been suspended.  Drop box and online services are available, as are mail & FedEx submissions.
Texas
  • No longer Shelter in Place
  • State building still closed to public
  • Online services still available
Utah
  • Closed to the public
  • One drop off/pick up at 1:00
  • Online services still available
  • Salt lake City Recorders is closed – allowing recordings by appointment
Vermont No Update to report
Virginia No Update to report
Washington
  • Counter service has been suspended.  Online and email services remain available.
West Virginia
  • Counter service has been suspended.  Online services and requests sent by email, mail, or UPS/FedEx remain available.
Wisconsin
  • Closed to the public.
  • Online Services Available.
  • Not available online and will need to mailed in with a check: Annual Reports, UCC Filings and Change of Agent Filings.
Wyoming No Update to report

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