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STATE WEB SITES

SECRETARY OF STATE WEB SITES

ON-LINE CORPORATE INFO SEARCHES 

ALABAMA

AL Secretary of State
AL Business Services

Business Entity Records & Inquiry System 
UCC Inquiry System

ALASKA

AK Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing

Be sure to check the links bar on the Division page, also:
Corporate & Business Entity Search
UCC Searches 

ARKANSAS

AR Secretary of State
AR Business & Commercial Svcs 

Business Entity Search 
Business Entity Search - Mobile 
Trademark Search 
UCC Search   $$Fee 

ARIZONA

AZ Secretary of State 
AZ Business Services

Registered Name Search 
   (Corporations, Partnerships, Tradenames)
Info on Active Corporations 
UCC Search 

CALIFORNIA

CA Secretary of State 
Business Portal

California Business Search  
California Publicly Traded Disclosures

COLORADO

CO Secretary of State «

Business Entities Search  «
Advanced Trademark Search  «
UCC Search  «

CONNECTICUT

CT Secretary of State

UCC & Corporations Data

DELAWARE

DE Secretary of State 
Div of Corporations

General Information Name Search FREE 
DirectWeb Corporate Information $$ Fee based

FLORIDA  

FL Department of State

Document Searches (Corporations, Partnerships, FBN, & more)
UCC Search   

GEORGIA 

GA Secretary of State 
Corporation Div.

Search Corporations By:  Business NameControl/Charter NumberOfficerRegistered Agent 
Trademarks and Service Marks 
UCC Index Search 

HAWAII

HI Dept of Commerce & Consumer Affairs

Search for Business Name

IDAHO

ID Secretary of State

Business Entity Search 
UCC/Lien Search

ILLINOIS

IL Secretary of State
Business Services 

Search Corporate/LLC Database 
UCC/Lien Search

INDIANA

IN Secretary of State 
Business Services

Business Entity Name Search 
Name Availability  
Fee-based Special Searches $$Fee  
UCC Search and Info 
Trademark Search 

IOWA 

IA Secretary of State
Business Services

Iowa Corporations Search (direct link) 
Search Databases (includes links for corporate, UCC, Notary & Financial Disclosure)

KANSAS

KS Secretary of State
Business Services

Business Entity Search 
UCC Secured Party Search $$Fee

KENTUCKY  

KY Secretary of State 
Business Services

Business Databases - Corporate Name, Officers, Directors, Registered Agents 
UCC Online Index Search 

LOUISIANA

LA Secretary of State 
Commercial Div.

Search Corporations Database 
UCC Direct Access Search $$Fee

MAINE

ME Secretary of State 
Corporation, Etc. Home Page

Maine Interactive Corporate Services 
UCC Resources & Search 
Online Corporate Services

MARYLAND

MD Secretary of State
Dept Assessments & Taxation  «

UCC Filings Home (at DAT)  «
UCC & Business Entity System (Main Page with links)    -UCC Search    -Business Charter Search
Certificate of Status $$Fee
Trademarks & Service Marks  «

MASSACHUSETTS

MA Secretary of the Commonwealth 
Corporations Division

Search Business Entities
UCC Public Search 

MICHIGAN

MI Department of State 
Services to Businesses

Business Online Services 
Business Entity Search / Name Availability 
UCC - Search $$ or Free Quick Search

MINNESOTA

MN Secretary of State 
Business Center

Entity Name Search 
Business Online Services 
(Includes links for UCC search)
(UCC search by filing # free, otherwise $$Fee)

MISSISSIPPI

MS Secretary of State 
Business Services

Corporation Search by Name  
(with links to search options) 
UCC Searches

MISSOURI  

MO Secretary of State  
Business Services

Business Entity Database Search 
UCC Search RA9 Search

MONTANA 

MT Secretary of State 
Business Services 

Business Entity Search 
Corporate Records $$ 
Registered Principals Search $$ 
UCC Search $$

NEBRASKA 

NE Secretary of State
Corporations Div

Corporate & Business Entity Searches

NEVADA  

NV Secretary of State

Corporation Searches 

NEW HAMPSHIRE 

NH Secretary of State 
Corporation Div.

Business Name Lookup 
UCC Search $$Fee 

NEW JERSEY 

NJ Department of State 
Business Registration & Records  «

Business Name Availability «
Search Business Entity, Trade/Service marks  «
Search UCC (Non-certified)  «

NEW MEXICO

NM Secretary of State 
NM Public Regulation Commission

NM PRC Corporations Information Inquiry 
NM SOS Uniform Commercial Code Info

NEW YORK

NY Department of State
Div. of Corporations 

Search Corporations and Business Entities 
UCC Lien Search

NORTH CAROLINA

NC Secretary of State

Search Corporations & Registered Agents 
UCC InformationClick UCC Research

NORTH DAKOTA

ND Secretary of State

Business Record Search
Central Indexing - UCC

OHIO  

OH Secretary of State 
Business Services

Business Inquiry Page (by Name, Charter No., Agent) 
UCC Inquiry Page 

OKLAHOMA 

OK Secretary of State
Business Services

Business Entities Search 
Search Corporation Entities«
Trademark Search 
UCC Search (State filings handled through Oklahoma County clerk)

OREGON

OR Secretary of State 
Corporation Div.

Business Registry Database 
UCC Record Search

PENNSYLVANIA

PA Department of State
Corporation Div.

Business Entity Search (Corporations, LP, LLC) 
UCC Search 

RHODE ISLAND 

RI Secretary of State
Corporation Div.

Business Entity Search (Corporations, LP, LLC) 
UCC Search

SOUTH CAROLINA

SC Secretary of State

Search Business Filings (Search Biz filings, UCC & Charity)
or use Corporation Search & UCC Search  

SOUTH DAKOTA

SD South Dakota Secretary of State «
Business Services «

Corporation Info Search  «

TENNESSEE

TN Secretary of State 
Business Services

Business Name Availability  «
Business Information Search  « 
Trademark Search  « 
UCC Searches  «

TEXAS

TX Secretary of State 
Corporation Div.

SOS Direct Filing & Searches $$Fee 
Corporation Search (FREE search)

UTAH

UT Dept of Commerce 
Corporation Div

Business Name Availability  
Business Entity Search  
Main Search Page Some free, some $$Fee
UCC Certified & CFS Search $$Fee For Certified  

VERMONT 

VT Secretary of State 
Corporation Div.

Corporations Database Search 
Corporations Search by Keyword 
Corporations Search by Person 
UCC Debtor Search

VIRGINIA

VA State Corporation Commission

Business Entity Search 
UCC Tax Lien Search

WASHINGTON

WA Secretary of State 
Corporation Div.

Corporations Lookup 
UCC Search $$Fee based

WEST VIRGINIA

WV Secretary of State

Search Corporations Database 
Order UCC Search $$Fee based

WISCONSIN

WI Secretary of State 
Dept. of Financial Inst

Corporate Registration Information System(corporate records, name availability, officers, etc.) 
UCC Record Search

WYOMING

WY Secretary of State 
Corporation Div.

Search for Registered Entities 
Searches - UCC E-System  $$Fee

District of Columbia
(Washington, D.C.)

Official Government Site
DC Dept of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs 
Business Resource Center

Registered Organization Search
Certified Business Enterprises Search
Basic Business License Verification

 

 


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