2018 Iowa Code
Section 504.119 - Certificate of existence.

Universal Citation: IA Code § 504.119 (2018)


Certificate of existence.

1. Any person may apply to the secretary of state to furnish a certificate of existence for a domestic or foreign corporation.

2. The certificate of existence shall set forth all of the following:

a. The domestic corporation’s corporate name or the foreign corporation’s corporate name used in this state.

b. That the domestic corporation is duly incorporated under the laws of this state, the date of its incorporation, and the period of its duration if less than perpetual; or that the foreign corporation is authorized to transact business in this state.

c. That all fees have been paid.

d. That its most recent biennial report required by section 504.1613 has been delivered to the secretary of state.

e. That articles of dissolution have not been filed.

f. Other facts of record in the office of the secretary of state that may be requested by the applicant.

3. Subject to any qualification stated in the certificate, a certificate of existence issued by the secretary of state may be relied upon as conclusive evidence that the domestic or foreign corporation is in good standing in this state.

2004 Acts, ch 1049, §11, 192

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