Delaware Secretary of State – DE SOS Business Entity Search

delaware-secretary-of-state-logoDelaware Secretary of State Division of Corporations
Address: Division of Corporations, John G. Townsend Building, 401 Federal Street Suite 4, Dover, DE 19901
Telephone: (302) 739-3812
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Hours: 8:30am to 4:00pm Monday thru Friday excluding State Holidays

Lookup a Business Entity


Step 1 – Start

To lookup a business entity in Delaware you must first go to the Secretary of State’s Website.

*All searches must be preformed 7:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday.

You will have the option to lookup a Corporation, LLC, or Partnership by Name or File Number. When preforming a lookup by name, you will want to include as many keywords as possible in an effort to narrow down the results as the system will return every related entry.

After selecting your option you will be sent to a the results page (As Seen Below).

Step 2 – Choose Your Entity

delaware-secretary-of-state-search-resultsAs you can see the Delaware Secretary of State allows you to view the entity’s File Number and Name while you try to find the corporation you are looking up. Once you have found the business you were searching you must click on the dark blue text link and you will be brought to the Details Page (Seen Below).

Step 3 – Retrieve Information

delaware-secretary-of-state-entity-details-pageYou have reached the final step in your lookup and now able to view all information about the corporation including it’s NameFile NumberFormation DateEntity TypeState of IncorporationPrincipal AddressRegistered Agent (Name and Address), and the option to view Certified Status, and Previous Filings.