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A stock certificate proves a shareholder's ownership of a certain number of corporate shares.

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Suppose you decided to purchase a vehicle - your proof of ownership of that vehicle is the title. Similarly, when you give or receive stocks from a corporation, the evidence of ownership for those shares is a Stock Certificate.


For any company that issues stock, using a Stock Certificate is a way to provide written documentation to a shareholder that they actually own the stock.

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A stock certificate is a legal document that proves the shareholder’s ownership of a certain number of corporate shares. 




If your company has issued shares of stock, this certificate provides proof of ownership for the shareholders.

To create your Stock Certificate, provide:

  1. Corporation Details: Give the name of the corporation, along with the date and location of incorporation. 

  2. Governing Document: Enter the name of the company’s governing document.

  3. Shareholder Details: Include the name, and contact information for the new shareholder.

  4. Shares issued: Specify the number, value and class of shares being issued. Also include the registered number of the certificate. 

  5. Authorized Officers: Indicate which authorized officers of the corporation will sign this certificate. 



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Generally, a stock certificate does not need to be notarized – you only need to sign the document to make it legally enforceable.

Please Note: The use of a notary ensures that no one challenges any signatures later and is a secure way to firmly establish the effectiveness of your document.