A written document that is official verification that a condition or requirement has, or has not, been met.
A written assurance issued from a court that is notification to another officer, judge, or court of procedures practiced therein.
A document (such as a birth certificate) prepared by an official during the course of his or her
regular duties, and which may be used as evidence for certain purposes.
A document certifying that one has fulfilled certain requirements and may practice in a field.
A stock certificate is a paper representing a share of stock in a corporation that has been purchased by its holder.
A certificate of acknowledgment is the written statement by a NOTARY PUBLIC, JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, or other authorized officer that sets forth that a person or persons appeared before him or her on a particular date and declared an instrument to be their VOLUNTARY ACT and deed.
A certificate of deposit is prepared by a bank as a receipt for money deposited by a customer that the bank promises to repay to the depositor after certain conditions have been fulfilled.