Exhibit 3 .
CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION
THE NATIONAL SECURITY GROUP, INC.
FIRST: The name of the corporation (which is hereinafter referred to as the "Corporation") is: The National Security
SECOND: The address of the Corporation’s registered office in the State of Delaware is 1209 Orange Street in the City of
Wilmington, County of New Castle. The name of the Corporation’s registered agent at such address is The Corporation Trust
Company. The location and principal office of the Corporation shall be Elba, Alabama.
THIRD: The purpose of the Corporation is to engage in any lawful act or activity for which corporations may be organized
under the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware. The Corporation shall have and may exercise any and all powers
which a corporation incorporated under the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware may have and exercise.
FOURTH: The total number shares of all classes of stock which the Corporation shall have authority to issue is 12 million
five hundred thousand (12,500,000), of which five hundred thousand (500,000) shares are to be preferred stock (hereinfafter
called the “Preferred Stock”), of the par value of $1.00 each, ten million (10,000,000) shares are to be common stock, of the par
value of $1.00 (hereinafter called the “Corporation Common Stock” and two million (2,000,000) shares are to be Class A Common
Stock (herinafter called the “Class A Common Stock”), of the par value of $1.00 each. (The Corporation Common Stock and
Class A Common Stock are sometimes hereinafter collectively called “Common Stock”).
(A) (1) The Preferred Stock may be issued in such one or more series as shall from time to time be created and authorized to
be issued by the Board of Directors as hereinafter provided.
(2) The Board of Directors is hereby expressly authorized, by resolution or resolutions from time to time adopted
providing for the issuance of Preferred Stock, to fix and sta