Minnesota Secretary of State

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Contact Information

Physical address:
Retirement Systems of Minnesota Building
60 Empire Drive, Suite 100
St. Paul, MN 55103

Phone: Metro Area 651-296-2803 Greater MN 1-877-551-6767
Fax: 651-297-7067

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: business.services@state.mn.us

Corporate Filings

We track the following filings with the Minnesota Secretary of State in order to provide compliance services to our clients. We share this reference information with the general public as a courtesy. As a registered agent client, you get access to state templates pre-filled with our company information to help you save time looking up information.

Annual Renewal

Agency:Minnesota Secretary of State

Annual Renewal

Filing Method:

Mail, in-person, or online.

Agency Fee:



Annually by December 31. 


MN Stat.  317A.821


Dissolution or revocation on January 1. There is a fee for reinstatement.

  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
  • You cannot change your registered agent or principle address on the annual report. You will have to attach an ammendment to your annual report with a $50 fee.
Fact Checked:1/11/21

Assumed Name

Agency:Minnesota Secretary of State

Certificate of Assumed Name Registration

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$30 for mailed filing or $50 for online or expedited filings.

Is registration mandatory?:

Filing an assumed name registration is required for any person or entity intending to conduct business under an assumed name.


MN Statutes § 333.02

County Level Filing:

Filing is not required at the county level.

Does registration prevent others from using the name I choose?:

Registration of an assumed name does not offer name protection.

  • Changes to business information must be reported within 60 days after the change occurs.
  • After filing, you must publish the certificate of assumed name in two consecutive issues of the legal notices section of a qualified legal newspaper in the county of the principal place of business.
Fact Checked:3/17/17

Certificate of Authority to Transact Business

Agency:Minnesota Secretary of State

Certificate of Authority - Original Filing

Filing Method:

Mail, in-person or online.

Agency Fee:

$200 via mail or $220 for online or in-person filing.


MN Stat § 303.03

Certified Copy Requirement:

Certified copies not required.

Certificate of Good Standing Requirement:

Good standing certificate not required.

Fact Checked:3/25/21

Certificate of Good Standing

Agency:Minnesota Secretary of State

Corporate Copy/Certificate Form

Filing Method:

Mail, in-person or online.

Agency Fee:

$5 by mail or $15 for online or expedited filing.

Fact Checked:3/23/21

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