Kentucky Secretary of State – KY SOS Business Search

kentucky-secretary-of-state-logoKentucky Secretary of State Business Division
Address: Office of the Secretary of State, Records Branch, P.O. Box 718, 700 Capital Ave., Suite. 156, Frankfort, KY 40601
Telephone: 1(502) 564-3490
Fax: 1(502) 564-5687

Lookup a Business Entity

Step 1 – Start

In order to lookup a business entity in Kentucky, you will need to go to the Secretary of State’s Website. You may lookup by:

After you have selected which way you would like to lookup the entity you will be brought to the Results Page (As Seen Below), here you can sort through the matching listings.

Step 2 – Choose Your Entity

kentucky-secretary-of-state-corporation-resultsYou will be shown a preview of the entity’s NameNumberStatus, and Type in order to help you narrow down the results if you cannot decide which one it is. When you want to view all the information about the corporation you simple click on the blue text link (Under Company Name) and you will be brought to the Details Page.

Step 3 – Retrieve Information

kentucky-secretary-of-state-entity-details-pageThis is the final step of the search process and now you may be able to view all the information about the specific corporation including it’s Organization NumberNameCompany TypeStatusStandingState of IncorporationFormation DateFiling DateLast Annual ReportPrincipal Office AddressRegistered Agent NameRegistered Agent AddressCurrent Officers, and Officers at the time of the creation of the company.

You may also be able to easily view all previous filings (in Adobe PDF) and if you are the owner or registered agent of the company be able to file amended reports, change principal office address, or change who is listed as the registered agent.