Mississippi Secretary of State


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Contact Information

Physical address:
700 North Street
P. O. Box 136
Jackson, MS 39205-0136

Mailing address:
700 North Street
P. O. Box 136
Jackson, MS 39205-0136

Phone: 601-359-1633
Fax: 601-359-1499

Web: Home Name search File online

Corporate Filings

We track the following filings with the Mississippi 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 Report

Agency:Mississippi Secretary of State
Form:

Online only.

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$23.25

Due:

Annually by April 15.

Law:

MS Code  § 79-4-16.01.

Penalties:

No late fee. Dissolved or revoked at 4 months late.

Notes:
  • An officer, manager, or authorized person may file.
  • You will need your NAICS Code to file.
Fact Checked:1/11/21

Application for Certificate of Authority

Agency:Mississippi Secretary of State
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$500

Law:

MS Code § 79-4-15.01

Certified Copy Requirement:

Certified copies not required.

Certificate of Good Standing Requirement:

Certificate of existence dated within 60 days.

Fact Checked:3/25/21

Application for Registration

Agency:Mississippi Secretary of State
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$250

Law:

MS Code § 79-29-1003

Certified Copy Requirement:

Certified copies not required.

Certificate of Good Standing Requirement:

Certificate of Good Standing required.

Fact Checked:3/25/21

Certificate of Good Standing

Agency:Mississippi Secretary of State
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$25

Fact Checked:3/23/21

Fictitious Name or Trade Name

Agency:Mississippi Secretary of State
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$25

Is registration mandatory?:

Filing a fictitious name registration is optional.

Law:

MS Code § 75-93-7

County Level Filing:

Filing is not required at the county level.

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

Registration of a fictitious name does not confer ownership rights.

Notes:
  • Publication of registration is not required in Mississippi.
Fact Checked:3/17/17

Reservation of Name

Agency:Mississippi Secretary of State
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$25

Notes:

Names are reserved for 180 days.

Fact Checked:9/11/18

Status Report

Agency:Mississippi Secretary of State
Form:

Form F0088, online only

Instructions:

Nonprofit corporations are only required to file a nonprofit status report upon request from the Secretary of State.

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$25

Due:

90 days from date requested. The secretary may request a report every five years.

Law:

MS Code § 79-11-391

Notes:
  • You may voluntarily file a status report at anytime.
Fact Checked:1/11/21

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