Furthermore, only the Secretary of State can issue a valid certificate of status. The price of which can range from free, to about $80.00. Quite a huge price difference from what these private companies are charging. Even if you wanted to have a reputable company file your certificate, it wouldn’t cost nearly what they charge. AAAFiling.com can file your certificate depending upon your state anywhere from $25.00 to $105.00.
So, if you ever open up a letter that looks official requesting payment for a certificate of status. Pat yourself on the back for reading this blog post and throw it in the trash!