If incorporated, you must provide the following:

  • Non-refundable processing fee
  • Fill out the current Carolinas-Virginia MSDC Application (Please fill out all applicable fields. If field is not applicable please write N/A, print, sign & date the application & return with documentation below)
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • Stock Certificates (front and rear) and Stock Ledger**
  • Minutes to Board of Director’s meetings and Shareholder’s meetings.
  • Bylaws (executed and attested) – basically, who is the president and how will the stock be held?
  • Amendments (if applicable)
  • Any agreement(s) pertaining to the ownership, operation, and control of business
  • Business cards for all principals with appropriate corporate titles
  • Resumes for all principals
  • Copy of Driver’s Licenses of all principals
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship (Birth certificates or U.S. Passports only) of all principals
  • Corporate Bank Resolution Agreement(s) including Bank Signature Card
  • Business Location Lease Agreement(s) (Security Deeds, if home-based)
  • Equipment Lease Agreement(s) if applicable
  • Insurance Agreement(s) if applicable
  • Copy of the business’ executed cancelled check (front and rear)

** Stock Certificates — For incorporated businesses, provide a copy of all Stock Certificates. Certificates should reflect the total stock distribution (e.g., who owns what quantity of shares). If some of the shares have not yet been issued, provide a statement (signed, dated and attested by the appropriate corporate officers) of the number of shares that are outstanding.


If your business is a partnership, you must provide the following:

  • Non-refundable processing fee
  • Fill out Carolinas-Virginia MSDC Application (Please fill out all applicable fields. If field is not applicable please write N/A, print, sign & date the application & return with documentation below)
  • Partnership Agreement (executed and attested)
  • Amendments to the Partnership Agreement (if applicable)
  • Any additional agreements pertaining to the partnership ownership, operation and control of business
  • Minutes of partnership meetings
  • Business cards for all partners
  • Resumes for all partners
  • Copy of Driver’s Licenses of all partners
  • Proof of Citizenships (Birth certificates or U.S. Passports only) of all partners
  • Bank Resolution Agreements including Bank Signature Card
  • Business Lease Agreement(s)
  • Equipment Lease Agreement(s)
  • Insurance Agreement(s)
  • Copy of executed cancelled check on partnership’s bank account (front and rear).
     

If your business is a Limited Liability Company (LLC), YOU MUST PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Non-refundable processing fee
  • Fill out Carolinas-Virginia MSDC Application (Please fill out all applicable fields. If field is not applicable please write N/A, print, sign & date the application & return with documentation below)
  • Certificate of Organization
  • Articles of Organization
  • Unit Certificates (front and rear) for all principals and Unit Ledger Book
  • Operating Agreement (executed and attested)
  • Amendments (if applicable)
  • Any agreements pertaining to the ownership, operation and control of LLC
  • Business cards for all principals with appropriate LLC titles
  • Resumes for all principals
  • Copy of Driver’s Licenses on all principals
  • Proof of Citizenships (Birth certificates or U.S. Passports only) on all principals
  • Bank Resolution Agreements including Bank Signature Card
  • Business Location Lease Agreement(s)
  • Equipment Lease Agreement(s)
  • Insurance Agreement(s)
  • Copy of executed cancelled check on the LLC’s bank account.
  • Minutes to Board of Managers’ Meeting


If your business is a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP), YOU MUST PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Non-refundable processing fee
  • Fill out Carolinas-Virginia MSDC Application (Please fill out all applicable fields. If field is not applicable please write N/A, print, sign & date the application & return with documentation below)
  • Certificate of Limited Liability Partnership
  • Articles of Organization
  • Operating Agreement(s)
  • Unit Certificates
  • Any Amendments
  • Any agreements pertaining to the ownership, operation and control of LLP
  • Business cards for all partners
  • Resumes for all partners
  • Copy of Driver’s Licenses on all partners
  • Proof of Citizenship (Birth certificates or U.S. Passports only) on all partners
  • Bank Resolution Agreements including Bank Signature Card
  • Business Location Lease Agreement(s)
  • Equipment Lease Agreement(s)
  • Insurance Agreement(s)
  • Copy of executed cancelled check on the partnership’s bank account.


If your business is a part of a Joint-Venture (JV) Partnership: 

  • None! Neither the Carolinas-Virginia MSDC nor the NMSDC certifies JVs (Call Carolinas-Virginia MSDC for clarification).