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Delaware Secretary of State will be closed on Friday, April 7th, 2023

April 03, 2023 1:38 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Delaware Secretary of State will be closed on Friday, April 7th, 2023 in observance of Good Friday.  CT Wilmington will be open as normal (8:00am – 10:30pm ET). 

Key Points to Know:


  1. We will NOT be able to obtain the file date of April 7th, 2023 unless prior arrangements have been made.  If your customer requires this file date, the following steps must be completed:
    1. CT Wilmington must have the document in hand on Thursday, April 6th, with instructions to obtain a filing date of April 7th, 2023.
    2. The State of Delaware will process the document the following business day (Monday, April 10th, 2023) and provide evidence prior to the close of business.
    3. The State of Delaware will charge the Global Filing Service ($2,500.00) expedite fee in addition to all customary disbursements for this transaction.
  2. April 7th, 2023 can be used as a future effective date.
  1. Filing evidence will not be received on April 7th.  
  2. Good Standings, Cert Res, Certified Copies, and Plain Copies are available as usual.
  3. We will have the ability to reserve names, pay franchise tax, and obtain blank annual reports.
  4. Customers can continue to file Delaware annual reports through CTA.com.


  • UCC Filings CANNOT obtain the April 7th, 2023 file date UNLESS they are filed via XML.
  • Filing evidence will NOT be received on April 7th.
  • UCC Searches, document retrievals, corporate plain/certified copies, and good standings will not be affected by the closure and will be processed throughout the day.
  • XML and WEB filing will be available as usual.

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