Secretary of State: Corporations Divisions

Quickly find the corporations filing authority in your state. Usually, this is housed under the Department or Secretary of State. If you need help filing a document with any of these authorities, we are happy to help.

Alabama

Corporate Registration Authority:

Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division

Physical address:
RSA Union Building - Suite 770
100 North Union Street
Montgomery, AL 36130

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 5616
Montgomery, AL 36103-5616

Phone: 334-242-5324
Fax: 334-240-3138

Web: Home Name search Forms File online

Alaska

Corporate Registration Authority:

Alaska Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing

Physical address:
333 W. Willoughby Avenue, 9th Floor
Juneau, AK 99801

Mailing address:
PO Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806

Phone: 907-465-2550
Fax: 907-465-2974

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: corporations@alaska.gov

Arizona

Corporate Registration Authority:

Arizona Corporation Commission - Corporations Division

Physical address:
400 W. Congress Street
Tucson, AZ 85701

Mailing address:
1300 W. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85007

Phone: 602-542-3026 or 1-800-345-5819 (in Arizona only)
Fax: 602-542-4100 or 602-542-8813

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: filings.corp@azcc.gov

Arizona

Corporate Registration Authority:

Arizona Secretary of State - Business Services

Mailing address:
1700 W. Washington Street, Fl. 7
Phoenix, AZ 85007-2808

Phone: Charities: 602-542-6187
Fax: 602-542-4366

Web: Home Name search

Arkansas

Corporate Registration Authority:

Arkansas Secretary of State - Business and Commercial Services Division (BCS)

Mailing address:
1401 W. Capitol Avenue Ste 250
Little Rock, AR 72201

Phone: 501-682-3409 or 888-233-0325

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: corprequest@sos.arkansas.gov

California

Corporate Registration Authority:

California Secretary of State - Business Programs Division

Physical address:
1500 11th Street, 2nd and 3rd Floors (expedite to 3rd floor)
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: 916-657-5448

Web: Home Name search Forms File online

Colorado

Corporate Registration Authority:

Colorado Secretary of State

Physical address:
1700 Broadway
Denver, CO 80290

Phone: 303-894-2200 and press 2
Fax: 303-869-4864

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: business@sos.state.co.us

Connecticut

Corporate Registration Authority:

Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division

Physical address:
30 Trinity Street
Hartford, CT 6106

Mailing address:
ATTN: Commercial Recording Division
PO Box 150470
Hartford, CT 06115-0470

Phone: 860-509-6002
Fax: 860-509-6069

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: crd@ct.gov

Delaware

Corporate Registration Authority:

Delaware Department of State - Division of Corporations

Physical address:
John G. Townsend Bldg.
401 Federal Street, Suite 4
Dover, DE 19901

Mailing address:
Division of Corporations
PO Box 898
Dover, DE 19903

Phone: 302-739-3073
Fax: 302-739-3812 or 302-739-3813

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

District of Columbia

Corporate Registration Authority:

District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs - Corporations Division

Physical address:
1100 4th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024

Phone: 202-442-4400 or 202-123-4567 (TTY)
Fax: 202-442-9445

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: dcra@dc.gov

Florida

Corporate Registration Authority:

Florida Department of State - Division of Corporations

Physical address:
Clifton Building
2661 Executive Center Circle
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Mailing address:
Corporate Filings
P.O. Box 6327
Tallahassee, FL 32314

Phone: 850-245-6052

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: corphelp@dos.state.fl.us

Notes: Courier: Department of State Division of Corporations Clifton Building 2661 Executive Center Circle Tallahassee, FL 32301

Georgia

Corporate Registration Authority:

Georgia Secretary of State

Physical address:
2 MLK, Jr. Dr.
Suite 313, Floyd West Tower
Atlanta, GA 30334-1530

Phone: 404-656-2817

Web: Home Name search Forms File online

Hawaii

Corporate Registration Authority:

Hawaii Business Registration Division (BREG)

Physical address:
King Kalakaua Building
335 Merchant Street, Rm. 201
Honolulu, HI 96813

Mailing address:
P. O. Box 40
Honolulu, HI 96810

Phone: 808-586-2744 (Administration)
Fax: 808- 586-2733 or Consumer Dial Fax on Demand Servi

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: breg@dcca.hawaii.gov

Idaho

Corporate Registration Authority:

Idaho Secretary of State

Mailing address:
450 North 4th Street
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0080

Phone: 208-334-2301
Fax: 208-334-2080

Web: Home Name search File online
Email: sosinfo@sos.idaho.gov

Illinois

Corporate Registration Authority:

Illinois Secretary of State - Business Services Department

Physical address:
69 W. Washington St.
Ste. 1240
Chicago, IL 60602

Mailing address:
501 S. Second St.
Rm. 350
Springfield, IL 62756

Phone: 217-782-6961

Web: Home Name search Forms File online

Indiana

Corporate Registration Authority:

Indiana Secretary of State - Business Services Division

Physical address:
200 W Washington St.
#201
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Mailing address:
302 W. Washington Street
Room E018
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Phone: Corporations Information Line: 317-232-6576
Fax: 317-233-3387

Web: Home Name search Forms File online

Iowa

Corporate Registration Authority:

Iowa Secretary of State

Physical address:
First Floor, Lucas Building
321 E. 12th St.
Des Moines, IA 50319

Phone: 515-281-5204

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

Kansas

Corporate Registration Authority:

Kansas Secretary of State

Physical address:
Memorial Hall, 1st Floor
120 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612-1594

Phone: 785-296-4564
Fax: 785-296-4570

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

Kentucky

Corporate Registration Authority:

Kentucky Secretary of State

Mailing address:
700 Capital Ave.
P.O. Box 718
Frankfort, KY 40602

Phone: 502-564-3490
Fax: 502-564-5687

Web: Home Name search Forms File online

Louisiana

Corporate Registration Authority:

Louisiana Secretary of State - Commercial Division

Physical address:
8585 Archives Ave.
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 94125
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9125

Phone: 225-925-4704
Fax: 225-932-5314

Web: Home Name search Forms File online

Maine

Corporate Registration Authority:

Maine Secretary of State - Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions

Physical address:
Burton Cross Building
111 Sewall St., 4th Floor
Augusta, ME 4330

Mailing address:
101 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0101

Phone: 207-624-7736
Fax: 207-287-5428

Web: Home Name search Forms File online

Maryland

Corporate Registration Authority:

Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT)

Physical address:
301 W. Preston St.
Baltimore, MD 21201-2395

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 17052
Baltimore, MD 21201-2395

Phone: 410-767-1184

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: inquiry@dat.state.md.us

Massachusetts

Corporate Registration Authority:

Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth

Physical address:
McCormack Building
One Ashburton Place 17th floor
Boston, MA 2108

Phone: 1-800-392-6090 (within Massachusetts) or 617-727-7030
Fax: 617-742-4528

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: cis@sec.state.ma.us

Michigan

Corporate Registration Authority:

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) - Bureau of Corporations, Securities & Commercial Licensing - Corporations Division

Physical address:
Corporations, Securities & Commercial Licensing - 1st Floor
2501 Woodlake Circle
Okemos, MI 48864

Mailing address:
Corporations, Securities & Commercial Licensing - Corporations Division
PO Box 30054
Lansing, MI 48909

Phone: Business Services: 517-241-6470
Fax: Business Services: 517-241-0538 or MICH-ELF: 517 6

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: corpsmail@michigan.gov

Minnesota

Corporate Registration Authority:

Minnesota Secretary of State

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

Mississippi

Corporate Registration Authority:

Mississippi Secretary of State

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

Missouri

Corporate Registration Authority:

Missouri Secretary of State - Corporations Division

Physical address:
600 West Main Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101

Phone: 573-751-4153 or 866-223-6535, Opt 2

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: info@sos.mo.gov

Montana

Corporate Registration Authority:

Montana Secretary of State

Physical address:
State Capitol, Room 260
1301 E. 6th Avenue
Helena, MT 59601

Mailing address:
Business Services
P.O. Box 202801
Helena, MT 59620

Phone: 406-444-5522 Annual Reports or 406-444-3665 Business Entity
Fax: 406-444-3976

Web: Home Name search File online
Email: sosbusiness@mt.gov

Nebraska

Corporate Registration Authority:

Nebraska Secretary of State

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

Nevada

Corporate Registration Authority:

Nevada Secretary of State

Physical address:
202 North Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701

Phone: 775-684-5708

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: sosmail@sos.nv.gov

New Hampshire

Corporate Registration Authority:

New Hampshire Secretary of State - Corporations Division

Physical address:
State House Annex, Room 317
25 Capitol Street, 3rd Floor
Concord, NH 3301

Mailing address:
N.H. Department of State - Corporations Division
107 North Main Street
Concord, NH 03301-4989

Phone: 603-271-3246

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: corporate@sos.nh.gov

New Jersey

Corporate Registration Authority:

New Jersey Department of the Treasury

Mailing address:
Corporate Filing Unit
P.O. Box 252
Trenton, NJ 08646-0252

Phone: 609-292-6748

Web: Home Name search File online

New Mexico

Corporate Registration Authority:

New Mexico Secretary of State - Corporations Bureau

Physical address:
325 Don Gaspar, Suite 300
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Mailing address:
325 Don Gaspar, Suite 300
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Phone: 800-477-3632 or 505-827-4511
Fax: 505-827-4387

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: corporations@state.nm.us

New York

Corporate Registration Authority:

New York Department of State - Division of Corporations, State Records and Uniform Commercial Code

Physical address:
99 Washington Avenue 6th floor
Albany, NY 12231

Mailing address:
99 Washington Avenue 6th floor
Albany, NY 12231

Phone: 518-473-2492
Fax: Information unit 518-473-1654 or Document review

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: corporations@dos.ny.gov

North Carolina

Corporate Registration Authority:

North Carolina Secretary of State - Business Registration Division

Physical address:
2 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601-2903

Mailing address:
PO Box 29622
Raleigh, NC 27626-0622

Phone: 919-814-5400
Fax: 919-807-2039

Web: Home Name search Forms File online

North Dakota

Corporate Registration Authority:

North Dakota Secretary of State

Mailing address:
600 E. Boulevard Ave. Dept. 108
1st Floor
Bismarck, ND 58505

Phone: 701-328-2900 Toll Free: 800-352-0867 TTY: 800-366-6888
Fax: 701-328-0106

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: sosbir@nd.gov

Ohio

Corporate Registration Authority:

Ohio Secretary of State

Physical address:
180 E. Broad St., 16th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215

Phone: 614-466-2655 or 877-767-6446

Web: Home Name search Forms File online

Oklahoma

Corporate Registration Authority:

Oklahoma Secretary of State - Business Filing Department

Physical address:
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Room 101
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4897

Mailing address:
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Room 101
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4897

Phone: 405-521-3912
Fax: 405-521-3771

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: webmaster@sos.ok.gov

Oregon

Corporate Registration Authority:

Oregon Secretary of State - Corporations Division

Physical address:
Public Service Building Suite 151
255 Capitol St.NE
Salem, OR 97310

Phone: 503-986-2200

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: corporation.division@state.or.us

Notes: Front counter 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday (except state holidays)

Pennsylvania

Corporate Registration Authority:

Pennsylvania Department of State - Bureau of Corporations and Charitable Organizations

Physical address:
401 North Street
Room 206
Harrisburg, PA 17120

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 8722
Harrisburg, PA 17105

Phone: 888-659-9962 or 717-787-1057

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: RA-CORPS@pa.gov

Rhode Island

Corporate Registration Authority:

Rhode Island Secretary of State

Physical address:
148 West River Street
Providence, RI 02904-2615

Phone: 401-222-3040
Fax: 401-222-3879

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: corporations@sos.ri.gov

South Carolina

Corporate Registration Authority:

South Carolina Secretary of State - Division of Business Filings

Physical address:
Edgar Brown Building
1205 Pendleton Street, Suite 525
Columbia, SC 29201

Mailing address:
SC Secretary of State's Office
1205 Pendleton Street, Suite 525
Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-734-2158

Web: Home Name search Forms File online

South Dakota

Corporate Registration Authority:

South Dakota Secretary of State

Physical address:
500 East Capitol Avenue
Pierre , SD 57501-5070

Phone: 605-773-4845
Fax: 605-773-4550

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: openforbiz@state.sd.us

Tennessee

Corporate Registration Authority:

Tennessee Secretary of State - Division of Business Services

Physical address:
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, Snodgrass Tower, 6th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243

Phone: 615-741-2286

Web: Home Name search File online
Email: business.services@tn.gov

Texas

Corporate Registration Authority:

Texas Secretary of State - Corporations Section

Mailing address:
Corporations Section - Secretary of State
P.O. Box 13697
Austin, TX 78711

Phone: 512-475-2755

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: sosdirect@sos.state.tx.us

Notes: Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Time, Monday through Friday. Delivery address: Corporations SectionSecretary of State1019 BrazosAustin, Texas 78701

Utah

Corporate Registration Authority:

Utah Department of Commerce - Division of Corporations and Commerical Code

Physical address:
160 E. 300 S. 2nd Floor
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Phone: 801-530-4849 or 1-877-526-3994
Fax: 801-530-6438

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: corpucc@utah.gov

Vermont

Corporate Registration Authority:

Vermont Secretary of State - Division of Corporations

Physical address:
128 State Street
Montpelier, VT 5633

Phone: 802-828-2386
Fax: 802-828-2853

Web: Home Name search Forms File online

Virginia

Corporate Registration Authority:

Virginia State Corporation Commission

Physical address:
Office of the Clerk - Tyler Building, 1st floor
1300 E. Main St.
Richmond, VA 23219

Mailing address:
Office of the Clerk
P.O. Box 1197
Richmond, VA 23218

Phone: 804-371-9733 or 1-866-722-2551 (toll free in Virginia)

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: sccinfo@scc.virginia.gov

Notes: Office Hours: 8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

Washington

Corporate Registration Authority:

Washington Secretary of State - Corporations Division

Physical address:
801 Capitol Way South
PO Box 40234
Olympia, WA 98504-0234

Phone: 360-725-0377

Web: Home Name search Forms File online

West Virginia

Corporate Registration Authority:

West Virginia Secretary of State - Business and Licensing Division

Physical address:
Bldg. 1, Suite 157-K
1900 Kanawha Blvd. East
Charleston, WV 25305-0770

Phone: 304-558-8000 or 866-767-8683

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: business@wvsos.com

Notes: Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 5 PM

Wisconsin

Corporate Registration Authority:

Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) - Corporation Section

Physical address:
201 W Washington Ave
Madison, WI 53703

Mailing address:
Corporations Bureau, Suite 300
PO Box 7846
Madison, WI 53707-7846

Phone: 608-261-7577
Fax: 608-267-6813

Web: Home Name search Forms File online

Wyoming

Corporate Registration Authority:

Wyoming Secretary of State - Business Division

Physical address:
Herschler Building East, Suite 101
122 West 25th Street
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0020

Phone: 307-777-7311
Fax: 307-777-5339

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: business@wyo.gov

Manitoba

Corporate Registration Authority:

Manitoba Companies Office

Phone: (204) 945-2500
Fax: (204) 945-1459

Web: Home Name search
Email: companies@gov.mb.ca

Puerto Rico

Corporate Registration Authority:

Puerto Rico Department of State (Departamento de Estado)

Physical address:
Departamento de Estado de Puerto Rico
Calle San José
San Juan, PR 00901

Phone: (787) 722-2121

Web: Home Name search Forms File online

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