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Stock Certificate

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This Stock Certificate can be issued to the shareholders of a corporation as proof of ownership of shares in the corporation. Customize the information of the corporation, the information of the individual shareholder, the total number of shares, the purchase price, the type of shares, and a lot more. This certificate is ideal for small businesses or other entities that are formed as corporations and want to provide shareholders with proof of share ownership.

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									Stock Certificate
This Stock Certificate can be issued to the shareholders of a corporation as proof of
ownership of shares in the corporation. Customize the information of the corporation,
the information of the individual shareholder, the total number of shares, the purchase
price, the type of shares, and more. This certificate is ideal for small businesses or other
entities that are formed as corporations and want to provide shareholders with proof of
share ownership.
INCORPORATED ON _________________ [Instructions: Insert date of incorporation] IN
THE STATE OF _______________________ [Instructions: Insert state of incorporation]

Certificate No. ___________ [Instructions: Insert individual certificate number]

_________ Shares [Instructions: Insert number of shares represented by this certificate]


________________________
[Instructions: Insert name of Corporation]

                                           Common Stock

THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS CERTIFICATE HAVE BEEN ACQUIRED AS
AN INVESTMENT AND HAVE NOT BEEN REGISTERED UNDER THE SECURITIES
ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED, OR ANY APPLICABLE STATE SECURITIES LAWS.
THEREFORE, NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISIONS CONTAINED
HEREIN, NO TRANSFER OF THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS CERTIFICATE
MAY BE MADE IN THE ABSENCE OF SUCH REGISTRATION UNLESS AN OPINION
OF COUNSEL IS OBTAINED TO THE EFFECT THAT REGISTRATION UNDER THE
SECURITIES ACT OF 1933 HAS BEEN ACCOMPLISHED OR THAT AN EXEMPTION
FROM SUCH REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE, OTHER THAN THE HOLDER
HEREOF AS IDENTIFIED HEREIN SHALL BE VALID.

This share certificate shall certify that __________________ [Instructions: Insert shareholder
name] is the owner of _______________ (___) [Instructions: Insert the number of shares
represented by this certificate] shares of Common Stock of _______________. [Instructions:
Insert name of Corporation] The ____________ [Instructions: Insert name of Corporation]
shares of Common Stock owned by __________________ [Instructions: Insert shareholder
name] as represented by this share certificate shall be transferable only on the corporate books of
________________, [Instructions: Insert name of Corporation] in person or by authorized
agent, upon surrender of this certificate properly endorsed. Transfer of the shares of Common
Stock represented by this certificate is subject to restrictions [Instructions: Choose one: [as
detailed in the Articles of Incorporation OR Bylaws OR Shareholders’ Agreement].
[Instructions: Delete the preceding highlighted text if the restrictions of transferability are
not included in the Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws or Shareholder’s Agreement] Upon
written request, a copy of the full statement of restrictions on transferability will be provided by
the corporation to any shareholder of record, without charge.

[Optional language] All shares of the Common Stock of _______________ [Instructions:
Insert name of Corporation] are subject to the rights of the owners of Preferred stock as
detailed in the [Instructions: Choose one: [as detailed in the Articles of Incorporation OR
Bylaws OR Shareholders’ Agreement]. [Instructions: Delete the preceding highlighted text
if the preferred stock ownership rights are not included in the Articles of Incorporation or
Bylaws or Shareholder’s Agreement]


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[Optional language] This is a close corporation. The number of holders of record of its shares
of all classes cannot exceed __________________. [Instructions: Enter the maximum
shareholder permitted] Any attempted voluntary inter-vivos transfer which would violate this
requirement is void. Refer to the Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws, and any agreements on file
with the secretary of the corporation for further restrictions.


IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Corporation has caused this certificate to be signed by the duly
authorized officers of ________________ [Instructions: Insert name of Corporation] on
_______________. [Instructions: Insert the date of this certificate]




_______________________________
_________________________, [Instructions: Insert the president’s name] President




_______________________________
_________________________, [Instructions: Insert the secretary’s name] Secretary




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                               SHARE CERTIFICATE TRANSFER


For value received, __________________ [Instructions: Insert shareholder name] transfers to
__________________ [Instructions: Insert name of person who will be the recipient of the
shares] the shares represented by this certificate, and instructs the duly authorized officer of
________________ [Instructions: Insert name of Corporation] to transfer such shares and
record this transfer on the books of the Corporation. This transfer complies with and does not
offend the transfer restrictions related to these shares, if any, as described or referenced herein.


_______________ [Instructions: Insert the date of transfer]


___________________________________________
____________________ [Instructions: Insert shareholder name]



AS WITNESSED BY:


___________________________________________
_____________________ [Instructions: Insert witness name]




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