Corporate entities sometimes fail to meet their annual reports filing obligations. If you forget to file the right forms or missed a payment, individual states can dissolve your corporation or limited liability company (LLC) and revoke its status. You may lose your good standing. CSC can help you get it back.

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CSC can help you get back your company’s status, along with the legal protections afforded by that status.

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CSC can help restore your company to good standing in all 50 states and more than 140 global jurisdictions.

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You’ll have access to dedicated account experts who provide live, personalized service during extended business hours.


CSC can help you determine the reasons your business has fallen out of good standing and return it to full active status.

When you work with CSC, our expert reinstatement team will:

  • Identify any outstanding jurisdiction fees your business owes

  • Obtain the correct reinstatement forms on your behalf

  • Review your completed reinstatement forms

  • Submit your reinstatement forms to the relevant filing authorities

  • Notify you once your company is reinstated


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CSCNavigator®—our unified legal and compliance portfolio management system—powers our corporate compliance solutions. Corporate legal departments, compliance professionals, and business owners use this platform to securely manage their entities, annual reports, corporate filings, service of process (SOP), litigation, deals, business licenses, contracts, and many other business needs.



  • What is a reinstatement?

    If your company has gone to an inactive or “void” status with the state of formation or foreign qualification, you’ll need to file a reinstatement to return your company to good standing.

  • Why would I file a reinstatement?

    If your company misses an important state filing such as an annual report, or if you have not paid a franchise tax, your company may fall out of good standing with the state. You’ll need to file a reinstatement to return your company to good standing. In most states, a corporate entity must be in an active status to file any changes or to retrieve a Certificate of Good standing.

  • How can CSC help me?

    We will contact the secretary of state or applicable jurisdiction for you. We’ll research your filing and identify how to reinstate your company, including the estimated cost. In addition, we’ll help you complete the necessary documents and get them to you for signature if necessary. Once you return them to us, we’ll file the reinstatement with the secretary of state or other relevant governing office.

  • How much does it cost to file a reinstatement?

    Reinstatement filing costs vary by jurisdiction and may include missed annual report fees, penalties, and interest. CSC can help you navigate the filing requirements of all 50 states and Washington, D.C., as well as abroad.


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