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The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issues certain certified documents concerning national banks and federal savings associations.
The OCC does NOT accept requests for certified documents submitted by mail, courier, email, fax, or telephone. Requests submitted via any of these methods will not be processed. All paper requests are returned without processing.
All certified documents are delivered via email, no paper documents will be provided.
The Office of the Comptroller (OCC) provides the following two categories of certified documents, in pdf format, involving a national bank or federal savings association (collectively, bank) it supervises:
A certificate certifies the occurrence of a specific banking transaction. No other documents accompany the certificate. These are the certificates we produce:
A certification certifies that an attached document is a copy of the official record found in OCC files. The following are the certifications provided:
The OCC does not issue certificates of good standing.
All certified documents are prepared in pdf format only and delivered via email.
To obtain a certified document, you must submit your request online with the following information:
The fee for each certified document requested is $10 and is required at the time the request is submitted. Redeliveries are also $10 and require the submission of a new request online. Payment can be made with a withdrawal from a checking or savings account or with a debit or credit card.
All requests for certified documents must be submitted online. The OCC does NOT accept requests for certified documents submitted by mail, courier, email, fax, or telephone. Requests submitted via any of these methods will not be processed. All paper requests are returned without processing.
Generally, the OCC responds to requests for certified documents within 20 business days from the date of receipt. Some requests may take longer, due to caseload and the availability of records. The OCC does not provide expedited service or honor requests for specific dates on certified documents.
All certified documents are delivered in a pdf format via email. Paper certificates and certifications are not provided. Redeliveries are also $10 and require the submission of a new request online.
For additional information call (202) 649-6700.