Here you can perform a corporate name search to confirm a corporate entity name, the correct spelling of the name, and its registered agent name and address.

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We are Process Servers who serve registered agents but only do so after confirming the spelling of the entity and confirming the Registered Agent prior to activation of service.

Below is a comprehensive list of every Secretary of State office, listed by state. Here you can find corporate entities in the state where you need to identify its registered agent, confirm its exact legal name, address, and status.

Simply scroll down to the state of your choice and click on the link to the Secretary of State. It is there were you may conduct an accurate search of the business database and identify entities, and registered agents on record

Alabama

Alabama Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 334-242-5342

Fax: 334-240-3138

Mailing Address

PO Box 5616

Montgomery, AL 36103-5616

Physical Address

11 S. Union St, Suite 2017

Montgomery, AL 36104

Alabama Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Alabama:

Visit: http://arc-sos.state.al.us/CGI/CORPNAME.MBR/INPUT

Enter your business name in the search box. For the broadest match, skip the place of formation and city, and choose all records and exists for type and status.

Click Search.

The result is a list of companies that use the business name or keyword you entered as all or part of their business name in Alabama. Note that Alabama is the only state in the US that requires a name reservation before registering your business.

Alaska

Alaska Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 907-465-2550

Fax: 907-465-2974

Email:

Corporations@alaska.gov

Mailing Address

PO Box 110806

Juneau, AK 99811-0808

Physical Address

333 W. Willoughby Ave, 9th Floor

Juneau, AK 99811-0806

Alaska Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Alaska:

Visit: https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/cbp/main/search/entities

Click I'm not a robot.

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Entity Name" box.

Choose either Starts With or Contains and click Search.

You will see a list of all the registered businesses in Alaska with business names that match your search criteria. You will also see the status of each business, such as whether it is in good standing, dissolved, or if the name has expired.

Arizona

Arizona Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 602-542-3026

Fax: 602-542-4100

Email:

Records.corp@azcc.gov

Mailing Address

1300 W. Washington St. 1st Floor

Phoenix, AZ 85007-2929

Physical Address

1300 W. Washington St. 1st Floor

Phoenix, AZ 85007-2929

Arizona Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Arizona:

Visit: https://ecorp.azcc.gov/EntitySearch/Index

Choose your Search Type Starts With Contains or Exact Match)

Enter all or part of your business name in the Entity Name box.

Narrow down your search by filter if needed (if your search produces more than 500 results, the system will require you to narrow your search).

Click Search to see a list of companies that use the terms you entered in their business name in Arizona. Or click "Name Availability Check" for a yes or no on if the name's available.

Arkansas

Arkansas Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 501-682-3409

Email:

Corporations@sos.arkansas.gov

Mailing Address

1401 West Capitol, Ste. 250

Little Rock, AR 72201

Physical Address

1401 West Capitol, Ste. 250

Little Rock, AR 72201

Arkansas Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Arkansas:

Visit: http://www.sos.arkansas.gov/corps/search_all.php

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Name" box. There are additional choices and boxes, but they are designed to help you find a specific business—not determine the availability of your business name.

Click "Search."

You will see a list of all the registered businesses in Arkansas that use the terms you entered in their business name. You will also see the status of each company, such as whether it is in good standing, dissolved, or revoked.

California

California Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 916-657-5448

Fax: 916-653-4795

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 944230

Sacramento, CA 94244-2300

Physical Address

1500 11th St.

Sacramento, CA 95814

California Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in California:

Visit: https://businesssearch.sos.ca.gov/

Select "Corporation Name" or "LP/LLC Name."

Enter all or part of your business name next to "Search Criteria."

Filter by keyword, exact match, or "begins with."

Click "Search."

You will see a list of all the corporations or LPs/LLCs in California that use the business name or keyword you entered. You will also see the status of each business, such as whether it is active or dissolved. The state notes that this search is only preliminary and not formal. A formal name availability check requires businesses to submit a free paper form, the Name Availability Inquiry Letter.

Colorado

Colorado Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 303-894-2200

Fax: 303-869-4864

Email:

Sos.business@sos.state.co.us

Mailing Address

1700 Broadway Suite 200

Denver, CO 80290

Physical Address

1700 Broadway Suite 200

Denver, CO 80290

Colorado Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Colorado:

Visit: http://www.sos.state.co.us/biz/BusinessEntityCriteriaExt.do

Enter all or part of your business name in the search box.

Click "Search."

If your search produces too many results, you will have to refine your search by adding or changing the words in the search box. In the results, you will see a list of all the registered businesses in Colorado that use the terms you entered in their name. You will also see the status of each company, such as whether it is in good standing.

Connecticut

Connecticut Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 860-509-6002

Fax: 860-509-6069

Email: Crd@ct.gov

Mailing Address

PO Box 150470

Hartford, CT 06115-0470

Physical Address

30 Trinity Street

Hartford, CT 06106

Connecticut Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Connecticut:

Visit: http://www.concord-sots.ct.gov/CONCORD/online?sn=InquiryServlet&eid=99

Enter all or part of your business name next to "Search by Name:"

Click "Search."

You will see a list of all the registered businesses in Connecticut that use the terms you entered in their business name. You will also see the status of each business, such as whether it is in active or withdrawn.

Delaware

Delaware Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 302-739-3073

Fax: 302-739-3812

Email: Corp@delaware.gov

Mailing Address

PO Box 898

Dover, DE 19903

Physical Address

401 Federal Street – Suite 4

Dover, DE 19901

Delaware Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Delaware:

Visit: https://icis.corp.delaware.gov/Ecorp/EntitySearch/NameSearch.aspx

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Entity Name" box.

Click "Search."

You will see a list of all the registered businesses in Delaware that contain the terms you entered in their business name.

District of Columbia "DC"

DC Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 202-442-4400

Fax: 302-739-3812

Email: dcra.corp@dc.gov

Mailing Address

Corporations Division

P.O. Box 92300

Washington, D.C. 20090

Physical Address

941 North Capitol Street, NE

Washington, D.C. 20002

District of Columbia Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Washington DC:

The DCRA requires users to create a free account to do an entity search. To make an account:

Visit: https://corponline.dcra.dc.gov/Account.aspx/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2f

Click "Register for a CorpOnline Account here."

Enter a username, email, password, first and last name, and address.

Click "Register" to create your account.

After logging into your account:

Choose "Business Filings Search"

Enter all or part of your business name (narrow your search by entering information in the other fields if desired).

Click "Search."

The search produces a list of all the registered businesses in the District of Columbia that use the terms you entered in their business name.

Florida

Florida Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 850-245-6939

Email: corphelp@dos.state.fl.us

Mailing Address

Department of State, Corporate Filings

P.O. Box 6327

Tallahassee, FL 32314

Physical Address

2661 Executive Center Circle

Tallahassee, FL 32301

Florida Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Florida:

Visit: http://search.sunbiz.org/Inquiry/CorporationSearch/ByName

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Entity Name" box.

Click "Search Now."

You will see a list of all the registered businesses in Florida that use the terms you entered in their business names.

Georgia

Georgia Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 404-656-2817

Fax: 404-657-2248

Mailing Address

315 West Tower, 2 MLK, Jr. Dr.

Atlanta, GA 30334-1530

Physical Address

315 West Tower, 2 MLK, Jr. Dr.

Atlanta, GA 30334-1530

Georgia Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Georgia:

Visit: https://ecorp.sos.ga.gov/BusinessSearch

Select "Starts With," "Contains" or "Exact Match."

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Business Name" box.

Click "Search."

The search will produce a list of all the registered businesses in Georgia that use the business name or keywords you entered.

Hawaii

Hawaii Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 808-586-2744

Fax: 808-586-2733

Email: Breg@dcca.hawaii.gov

Mailing Address

PO Box 40

Honolulu, Hawaii 96810

Physical Address

335 Merchant Street, Rm. 201

Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Hawaii Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Hawaii:

Visit: http://hbe.ehawaii.gov/cogs/search.html

Select "Begins with" or "Contains."

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Business Name" box.

Click "Search."

You will see a list of all the registered businesses in Hawaii that use the business name or keywords you entered. You will also see the status of each company, such as whether it is active or dissolved.

Idaho

Idaho Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 208-334-2301

Fax: 208-334-2080

Email: sosinfo@sos.idaho.gov

Mailing Address

PO Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0080

Physical Address

450 N. 4th Street

Boise, ID 83720-0080

Idaho Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Idaho:

Visit: https://sosbiz.idaho.gov/search/business

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Business Search" box.

You will see a list of all the registered businesses in Idaho that use the terms you entered in their business name. You will also see the status of each business, such as whether it is in good standing or dissolved.

Illinois

Illinois Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 217-782-6961

Mailing Address

69 W. Washington, Suite 1240

Chicago, IL 60602

Physical Address

69 W. Washington, Suite 1240

Chicago, IL 60602

Illinois Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Illinois:

Visit: http://www.ilsos.gov/corporatellc/

Select "Corporate and LLC" and click "Submit."

Choose to search by name, keyword, or partial word.

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Search" box and click "Continue."

Indiana

Indiana Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 317-232-6576

Fax: 317-233-3387

Mailing Address

302 W. Washington Street Room E-018

Indianapolis, IN 46204

Physical Address

302 W. Washington Street Room E-018

Indianapolis, IN 46204

Indiana Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Indiana:

Visit: https://bsd.sos.in.gov/publicbusinesssearch

Click "I'm not a robot."

Choose "Contains," "Starts With" or "Exact Match."

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Business Name" box.

Click "Search."

Iowa

Iowa Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 515-281-5204

Fax: 515-242-5953

Email: Sos@sos.state.ia.us

Mailing Address

First Floor, Lucas Building

321 E. 12th St.

Des Moines, IA 50319

Physical Address

First Floor, Lucas Building

321 E. 12th St.

Des Moines, IA 50319

Iowa Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Iowa:

Visit: https://sos.iowa.gov/search/business/search.aspx

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Business Name" box.

Click "Search."

Kansas

Kansas Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 785-296-4564

Email: Corp@kssos.org

Mailing Address

Memorial Hall, 1st Floor

120 SW 10th Avenue

Topeka, KS 66612-1594

Physical Address

Memorial Hall, 1st Floor

120 SW 10th Avenue

Topeka, KS 66612-1594

Kansas Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Kansas:

Visit: https://www.kansas.gov/bess/flow/main?execution=e1s3

Click "Name Availability."

Enter your exact business name in the search box.

You will see whether the name is available. If you want to see businesses with similar names, choose "Business Entity Database" instead of "Name Availability" and search by keyword.

Kentucky

Kentucky Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 502-564-3490

Fax: 502-564-4075

Mailing Address

Records Branch

PO Box 718

700 Capital Avenue, Suite 156

Frankfort, KY 40602

Physical Address

Records Branch

PO Box 718

700 Capital Avenue, Suite 156

Frankfort, KY 40602

Kentucky Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Kentucky:

Visit: https://app.sos.ky.gov/ftsearch/

Enter all or part of your business name in the search box.

Click "Continue."

You will see a list of all the registered businesses in Kentucky that use the words you entered in their business name.

Louisiana

Louisiana Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 225-925-4704

Fax: 225-922-0452

Email: commercial@sos.louisiana.gov

Mailing Address

P. O. Box 94125

Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9125

Physical Address

8585 Archives Ave.

Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Louisiana Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Louisiana:

Visit: https://coraweb.sos.la.gov/CommercialSearch/CommercialSearch.aspx

Select "Search by Entity Name."

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Entity Name" box.

Click "Search."

You will see a list of all the registered businesses in Louisiana with the words you entered in their business name. The system will return a maximum of 250 results, so you may need to narrow your search by adding or changing words.

Maine

Maine Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 207-624-7752

Fax: 207-287-5874

Email: cec.corporations@maine.gov

Mailing Address

Corporate Examining Section, Secretary of State

101 State House Station

Augusta, ME 04333-0101

Physical Address

Corporate Examining Section, Secretary of State

101 State House Station

Augusta, ME 04333-0101

Maine Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Maine:

Visit: https://icrs.informe.org/nei-sos-icrs/ICRS?MainPage=x

Enter the business name in the box labeled "keyword from name to be searched."

Click "Click Here to Search."

You will see a list of all the registered businesses in Maine with that keyword in their business name. The system will return a maximum of 100 results, so you may need to narrow your search by adding or changing words.

Maryland

Maryland Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 410-767-1340

Fax: 410-333-7097

Email: cec.corporations@maine.gov

Mailing Address

301 W. Preston Street; 8th Floor

Baltimore, MD 21201-2395.

Physical Address

301 W. Preston Street; 8th Floor

Baltimore, MD 21201-2395.

Maryland Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Maryland:

Visit: https://egov.maryland.gov/businessexpress/entitysearch

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Business Name" box.

Select "Search by Business Name."

Click "Search."

The registered businesses in Maryland that use the words you entered in their business name will appear.

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 617-727-9640

Fax: 617-742-4538

Email: corpinfo@sec.state.ma.us

Mailing Address

Secretary of the Commonwealth

One Ashburton Place, 17th Floor

Boston, MA 02108

Physical Address

Secretary of the Commonwealth

One Ashburton Place, 17th Floor

Boston, MA 02108

Massachusetts Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Massachusetts:

Visit: http://corp.sec.state.ma.us/corpweb/corpsearch/CorpSearch.aspx

Select "Search by entity name."

Enter all or part of your business name in the box.

Select "Begins with," "Exact match," "Full text" or "Soundex" (a phonetic code that allows you to search for similar sounding words).

Click "Search corporations."

You will see a list of all the registered businesses in Massachusetts that use the terms you entered in their business name.

Michigan

Michigan Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 517-241-6470

Fax: 517-241-0538

Email: corpsmail@michigan.gov

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 30054

Lansing, MI 48909

Physical Address

P.O. Box 30054

Lansing, MI 48909

Michigan Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Michigan:

Visit: https://cofs.lara.state.mi.us/corpweb/CorpSearch/CorpSearch.aspx

Choose "Search by Entity Name."

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Entity Name" box.

Select "Begins with," "Exact match," "Full text" or "Soundex" (a phonetic code that allows you to search for similar sounding words).

You will see a list of all the registered businesses in Michigan that use the words you entered in their business name.

Minnesota

Minnesota Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 651-296-2803

Fax: 651-297-7067

Email: business.services@state.mn.us

Mailing Address

60 Empire Drive, Suite 100

St Paul, MN 55103

Physical Address

60 Empire Drive, Suite 100

St Paul, MN 55103

Minnesota Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Minnesota:

Visit: http://da.sos.state.mn.us/minnesota/corp_inquiry

Select "Business Name or File Number."

Enter all or part of your business name in the search box and click "Search."

Below the search box, a list will appear with the registered businesses in Minnesota that use the words you entered in their business name.

Mississippi

Mississippi Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 601-359-1633

Fax: 601-359-1607

Mailing Address

700 North Street

Jackson, MS 39202

Physical Address

700 North Street

Jackson, MS 39202

Mississippi Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Mississippi:

Visit: https://corp.sos.ms.gov/corp/portal/c/page/corpBusinessIdSearch/portal.aspx?#clear=1

Select "Starting With," "All Words," "Any Words," "Sounds Like," or "Exact Match."

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Business Name" box.

Click "Search."

Under the search box will appear a list of names of Mississippi businesses that match the name and search criteria you entered. You will also see the status of each company, such as whether it is in good standing or dissolved.

Missouri

Missouri Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 573-751-4153

Email: corporations@sos.mo.gov

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 778

Jefferson City, MO 65102

Physical Address

600 W Main St.

Missouri State Information Center, Room 322

Jefferson City, MO 65101-0778

Missouri Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Missouri:

Visit: https://bsd.sos.mo.gov/BusinessEntity/BESearch.aspx?SearchType=0

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Business Name" box.

Select "Starting With," "All Words," "Any Words," or "Exact Match" (you can narrow your search down to active businesses by ticking the "Only Active Corporations" box.

Click "Search."

You will see a list of all the registered businesses in Missouri that match your search criteria.

Montana

Montana Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 406-444-3665

Fax: 406-444-3976

Email: sosbusiness@mt.gov

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 202801

Helena, MT 59620-2801

Physical Address

State Capitol, Room 260

1301 6th Avenue

Helena, MT 59620

Montana Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Montana:

Visit: https://www.mtsosfilings.gov/mtsos-master

Click "Search Name Availability."

Choose either "Starts With" or "Contains."

Enter all or part of your business name in the box and click "Search."

You will see a list of all the registered businesses in Montana that use the words you entered in their business name.

Nebraska

Nebraska Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 402-471-4079

Fax: 402-471-3666

Email: sos.corp@nebraska.gov

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 94608

Lincoln, NE 68509-4608

Physical Address

State Capitol Building, Room 1301

1445 K Street

Lincoln, NE 68508

Nebraska Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Nebraska:

Visit: https://www.nebraska.gov/sos/corp/corpsearch.cgi?nav=search

Select one of the following search options: "Name Starts With," "Name Keyword Search," "Name Sounds Like," "Name Exact Match." (You can also search by account number, but this is for looking for a specific business, not name availability.)

Enter your business name or keyword in the "Name" box.

Click "I'm not a robot."

Click "Perform Search."

You will see a list of all the registered businesses in Nebraska that use the terms you entered in their business name.

Nevada

Nevada Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 775-684-5708

Fax: 775-684-5724

Email: sosmail@sos.nv.gov

SilverFlume Support Email: support@nvsilverflume.gov

Mailing Address

206 North Carson Street

Carson City, Nevada 89701-4299

Physical Address

206 North Carson Street

Carson City, Nevada 89701-4299

Nevada Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Nevada:

Visit: https://esos.nv.gov/EntitySearch/OnlineEntitySearch

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 603-271-3246

Fax: 775-684-5724

Mailing Address

Corporation Division

Department of State

107 N Main St.

Concord, NH 03301-4989

Physical Address

Corporation Division

Department of State

107 N Main St.

Concord, NH 03301-4989

New Hampshire Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in New Hampshire:

New Jersey

New Jersey Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 609-292-9292

Fax: 609-984-6851

Mailing Address

Corporate Filing Unit

PO Box 308

Trenton, NJ 08646

Physical Address

Corporate Filing Unit

PO Box 308

Trenton, NJ 08646

New Jersey Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in New Jersey:

Visit: https://www.njportal.com/DOR/businessrecords/EntityDocs/BusinessCopies.aspx

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Business Name" box.

Click "Continue."

You will see a list of all the registered businesses in New Jersey that use the terms you entered in their business name.

New Mexico

New Mexico Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 800-477-3632

Fax: 505-827-4387

Mailing Address

325 Don Gaspar, Suite 300

Santa Fe, NM 87501

Physical Address

325 Don Gaspar, Suite 300

Santa Fe, NM 87501

New Mexico Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in New Mexico:

Visit: https://portal.sos.state.nm.us/BFS/online/CorporationBusinessSearch

Select "Start With," "Exact Match," or "Contains."

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Entity Name/DBA Name" box.

Click "I'm not a robot."

Click "Search."

You will see a list of all the registered businesses in New Mexico, divided into two sections: Corporations/LLCs and Partnerships/LLPs. Each search result is a business that uses the term you entered in their business name.

New York

New York Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 518-473-2492

Fax: 518-474-1418

Email: Corporations@dos.state.ny.us

Mailing Address

One Commerce Plaza

99 Washington Avenue, Suite 600

Albany, NY 12231-0001

Physical Address

One Commerce Plaza

99 Washington Avenue, Suite 600

Albany, NY 12231-0001

New York Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in New York:

Visit: https://appext20.dos.ny.gov/corp_public

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Entity Name" box.

Select either "Active Only" businesses or "All" businesses.

North Carolina

North Carolina Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 919-807-2225

Fax: 919-807-2039

Email: corpinfo@sosnc.com

Mailing Address

PO Box 29622

Raleigh, NC 27626-0622

Physical Address

2 South Salisbury Street

Raleigh, NC 27601-2903

North Carolina Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in North Carolina:

North Dakota

North Dakota Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 701-328-4284

Fax: 701-328-2992

Email: corpinfo@sosnc.com

Mailing Address

600 E Boulevard Ave Dept 108, 1st Floor

Bismarck ND 58505-0500

North Dakota Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in North Dakota:

Visit: https://firststop.sos.nd.gov/search/business

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Entity Name" box.

Choose you search criteria from the drop-down, deciding whether you want results with all, any of, some of, or beginning with the words in your name.

Click "Search."

You will see a list of the registered businesses in North Dakota that use all or part of the words you entered in their business name. You will also see the status of each business, such as whether it is active and in good standing.

Ohio

Ohio Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 614-466-3910

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 250

Columbus, OH 43216

Physical Address

Business Services Division

180 E. Broad St., 16th Floor

Columbus, OH 43215

Ohio Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Ohio:

Visit: https://businesssearch.ohiosos.gov/

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Business Name" box.

Choose whether you want the results to include all businesses with your search term in their name or just active, canceled or "dead" businesses.

Click "Search."

You will see a list of the registered businesses in Ohio that use the terms you entered in their business name.

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 405-521-3912

Fax: 405-521-3771

Mailing Address

Business Filing Department

2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Room 101

Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4897

Oregon

Oregon Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 503-986-2200

Fax: 503-378-4381

Mailing Address

Corporation Division

255 Capitol St. NE, Suite 151

Salem, OR 97310-1327

Physical Address

Corporation Division

255 Capitol St. NE, Suite 151

Salem, OR 97310-1327

Oregon Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Oregon:

Visit: https://sos.oregon.gov/business/pages/find.aspx

Enter all or part of your business name in the search box.

Click "Search."

You will see a list of the registered businesses in Oregon that use the words you entered in their business name. You will also see whether the company is active or inactive.

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 717-787-1057

Fax: 717-783-2244

Email: RA-CORPS@state.pa.us

Mailing Address

206 North Office Building

Harrisburg, PA 17120

Physical Address

206 North Office Building

Harrisburg, PA 17120

Pennsylvania Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Pennsylvania:

Visit: https://www.corporations.pa.gov/Search/CorpSearch

Enter part of all your business name in the "Business Entity Name/ID" box.

Choose your type of search from the drop-down ("starting with," "all words," "any words," etc.).

Click "Search."

You will see a list of the registered businesses in Pennsylvania that use the words you entered in their business name.

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 401-222-3040

Fax: 401-222-3879

Email: corporations@sos.ri.gov

Mailing Address

Corporations Division

148 W. River Street

Providence, Rhode Island 02904-2615

Physical Address

Corporations Division

148 W. River Street

Providence, Rhode Island 02904-2615

Rhode Island Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Rhode Island:

Visit: business.sos.ri.gov/CorpWeb/CorpSearch/CorpSearch.aspx

South Carolina

South Carolina Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 803-734-2158

Fax: 803-734-1614

Mailing Address

Corporations Division

P.O. Box 11350

Columbia, SC 29211

Physical Address

Edgar Brown Building

1205 Pendleton Street Suite 525

Columbia, SC 29201

South Carolina Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in South Carolina:

Visit: https://businessfilings.sc.gov/BusinessFiling/Entity/Search

Select "Begins with," "Contains" or "Exact Match."

Enter part of all your business name in the "Search by Business Name" box.

Click "Search."

You will see a list of all the registered businesses in South Carolina that use the words you entered in their business name. You will also see the status of each business (such as whether it is in good standing or dissolved), the type of entity, and their date and state of incorporation.

South Dakota

South Dakota Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in South Dakota:

Visit: https://sosenterprise.sd.gov/BusinessServices/Business/FilingSearch.aspx

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Search Name" box.

Choose either "Starts With" or "Contains" and click "Search."

You will see a list of all the registered businesses in South Dakota that use the words you entered in their business name. You will also see the status of each business, such as whether it is in good standing or dissolved.

Tennessee

Email: business.services@tn.gov

Mailing Address

Corporate Filings

312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue

6th Floor, Snodgrass Tower

Nashville, TN 37243-1102

Physical Address

Corporate Filings

312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue

6th Floor, Snodgrass Tower

Nashville, TN 37243-1102

Tennessee Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Tennessee:

Visit: http://tnbear.tn.gov/Ecommerce/FilingSearch.aspx

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Search Name" box.

Choose either "Starts With" or "Contains."

Click "I'm not a robot."

Click "Search."

Below, you will see a list of all the registered businesses in Tennessee that use the terms you entered in their business name. You will also see the status of each business, such as whether it is in active or inactive.

Texas

Texas Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 512-463-5555

Email: Corpinfo@sos.state.tx.us

Mailing Address

Corporations Section

Secretary of State

P.O. Box 13697

Austin, Texas 78711

Physical Address

Corporations Section

Secretary of State

1019 Brazos

Austin, Texas 78701

Texas Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Texas:

Secretary of State

Visit https://direct.sos.state.tx.us/acct/acct-subscribe.asp to create an account or https://direct.sos.state.tx.us/acct/acct-templogin.asp for a one-time temporary login (both require contact info and credit card information).

Enter your business name and click "Continue." to

Enter your address, phone number, email (and password if creating an account).

Enter credit card information—note that your card will automatically be charged $1 to authenticate it, but this $1 will be refunded within 24 hours.

Accept the user agreement. For accounts, you will be emailed your user ID, at which point you can go to http://www.sos.state.tx.us/, and click on the "SoSDirect" icon, and enter your username and password. You will then see another page where you can choose your payment method and verify contact information.

Select "Name Availability Search." Each search is $1. This fee is waived if you order any filings. The search will let you know if your name is used by any business on file with the Secretary of State.

Comptroller

Visit: https://mycpa.cpa.state.tx.us/coa/

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Entity Name" box.

Click "I'm not a robot" and "Search."

You will see a list of all the taxable entities in Texas (such as domestic or foreign corporations, LLCs or LPs) that use the words you entered in their business name. If you receive too many results, you will have to narrow your search by adding or changing words.

Utah

Utah Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 801-530-4849

Fax: 801-530-6438

Mailing Address

160 East 300 South, 2nd Floor

Box 146705

Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6705

Physical Address

160 East 300 South, 2nd Floor

Box 146705

Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6705

Utah Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Utah:

Visit: https://secure.utah.gov/bes/action/index

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Business Name" box.

Click "Search."

You will see a list of all the registered businesses in Utah that use the words you entered in their business name. You will also see the status of each business, such as whether it is active or expired.

Vermont

Vermont Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 802-828-2386

Fax: 802-828-2853

Mailing Address

81 River Street

Montpelier, VT 05609-1104

Physical Address

81 River Street

Montpelier, VT 05609-1104

Vermont Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Vermont:

Visit: https://www.vtsosonline.com/online/BusinessInquire/

Select "Starts With," "Exact Match," or "Contains."

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Business Name" box. You can also tick the box that says, "show me similar sounding business names."

Click "Search."

You will see a list of all the registered businesses in Vermont that have business names that match your search criteria. You will also see the status of each business, such as whether it is active, inactive, expired, dissolved, or terminated.

Virginia

Virginia Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 804-371-9733

Email: sccinfo@scc.virginia.gov

Mailing Address

Office of the Clerk

P.O. Box 1197

Richmond, Virginia 23218

Physical Address

Tyler Building

1300 E. Main St.

Richmond, Virginia 23219

Virginia Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Virginia:

Visit: https://sccefile.scc.virginia.gov/Find/Business

Enter all or part of your business name in the box next to "Enter Business Entity Name or SCC ID."

Select "Keyword," "Starts With," or "Contains" and click "Search."

You will see a list of all the registered businesses in Virginia that use the words you entered in their business name. For just a yes or no on whether a name is distinguishable in the state, visit https://sccefile.scc.virginia.gov/NameAvailability, enter your exact name in the box, and click "Check Name."

Washington

Washington Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 360-725-0377

Fax: 360-664-8781

Mailing Address

PO Box 40234

Olympia, WA 98504-0234

Physical Address

801 Capitol Way South

Olympia, WA 98504

Washington Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Washington:

Visit: https://www.sos.wa.gov/corps/corps_search.asp

Scroll down past the customer login to the box that says, "Corporation Search."

Select "Contains," "Begins With," or "Exact Match" for your search term.

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Business Name" box.

Click "Search."

On a new screen, you will see a list of all the registered businesses in Washington that use the terms your entered in their business name. You will also see the status of each business, such as whether it is active, inactive, or dissolved.

West Virginia

West Virginia Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 304-558-8000

Fax: 304-558-8381

Email: business@wvsos.com

Mailing Address

PO Box 40234

Olympia, WA 98504-0234

Physical Address

801 Capitol Way South

Olympia, WA 98504

West Virginia Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in West Virginia:

Visit: http://apps.sos.wv.gov/business

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Organization" box.

Click "Search."

You will see a list of all the registered businesses in West Virginia that use the keywords you entered in their business name. You can organize the results by organization name, DBA, name change, and registrations and reservations.

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 608-261-7577

Fax: 304-558-8381

Mailing Address

P O Box 7846

Madison, WI, 53707-7846

Physical Address

345 W. Washington Ave., 3rd Floor,

Madison WI, 53703

Wisconsin Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Wisconsin:

Visit: http://www.wdfi.org/apps/CorpSearch/Search.aspx?

Enter all or part of your business name in the search box.

Click "Search Records."

You will see a list of all the registered businesses in Wisconsin that use the words you entered in their business name. You will also see the status of each company, such as whether it is organized, incorporated, withdrawn, or dissolved.

Wyoming

Wyoming Secretary of State

Contact Information

Voice: 307-777-7311

Fax: 307-777-5339

Email: Corporations@state.wy.us

Mailing Address

Corporations Division

Wyoming Secretary of State's Office

The Capitol Building; Room 110

200 West 24th Street

Cheyenne, WY 82002-0020

Physical Address

Corporations Division

Wyoming Secretary of State's Office

The Capitol Building; Room 110

200 West 24th Street

Cheyenne, WY 82002-0020

Wyoming Business Name Search

How to do a business name search in Wyoming:

Visit: https://wyobiz.wy.gov/Business/FilingSearch.aspx

Enter all or part of your business name in the "Filing Name" box.

Choose either "Starts With" or "Contains and click "Search." You will see a list of all the registered businesses in Wyoming that use the keywords you entered in their business name. You will also see the status of each business, such as whether it is active or inactive

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