Nebraska Secretary of State


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Contact Information

Physical address:
State Capitol, Room 1301
Lincoln, NE 68509

Mailing address:
1445 K St., Room 1301
Lincoln, NE 68509

Phone: 402-471-4079
Fax: 402-471-3666

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: sos.corp@nebraska.gov

Notes: Overnight Mailing Address: 1445 K St., Room 1301, Lincoln, NE 68509

Corporate Filings

We track the following filings with the Nebraska 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:Nebraska Secretary of State
Agency Fee:

$30 by mail and $25 online.

Due:

Annually by April 1.

Law:

Nebraska Statutes § 67-456

Fact Checked:2/15/21

Application for Certificate of Authority

Agency:Nebraska Secretary of State
Form:

Application for Certificate of Authority to Transact Business

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$145

Law:

NE Rev Stat § 21-19,146

Certified Copy Requirement:

Certified copies not required.

Certificate of Good Standing Requirement:

Certificate of good standing dated within 60 days.

Fact Checked:3/25/21

Biennial Occupation Tax Report

Agency:Nebraska Secretary of State
Form:

Mailed to registered agent, or file online.

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

Based on Nebraska property values, minimum $52. +$3 credit card fee.

Due:

By March 1 of even-numbered years.

Law:

Nebraska Statutes § 21-2,228. 

Penalties:

No late fee. Your business can be dissolved or revoked at 2 months late.

Notes:
  • A director or officer must file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
Fact Checked:1/11/21

Biennial Report

Agency:Nebraska Secretary of State
Form:

Mailed to registered agent, or file online.

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$20

Due:

By April 1 of every odd numbered year.

Law:

Nebraska Statutes § 21-2,228. 

Penalties:

No late fee. Your business can be dissolved or revoked at 2 months late.

Notes:
  • A director or officer must file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
Fact Checked:2/4/21

Certificate of Good Standing

Agency:Nebraska Secretary of State
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$6.50 for online delivery or $10 for a paper copy.

Notes:

Use the organization search feature to find your entity and order a certificate of good standing.

Fact Checked:3/23/21

Trade Name

Agency:Nebraska Secretary of State
Form:

Application for Trade Name

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$100

Is registration mandatory?:

Trade name registration is optional in Nebraska.

Law:

NE Statutes § 87-210

County Level Filing:

Filing is not required at the county level.

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

Registration of a trade name does not by itself confer ownership rights.

Notes:
  • The duplicate copy of the trade name registration must be published once in a newspaper of general circulation in the city where the business is located.
  • Proof of publication must also be filed within 45 days after the date of registration.
Fact Checked:3/17/17

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