Louisiana Secretary of State – LA SOS Business Search

louisiana-secretary-of-state-logoLouisiana Secretary of State Corporations Division
Telephone: 1(225)925.4704
Fax: (225)932.5314
Website: www.sos.la.gov/BusinessServices/SearchForLouisianaBusinessFilings/Pages/default.aspx

Lookup a Business Entity

Step 1 – Start

In Louisiana, to search for any type of business entity you must go to the Secretary of State’s Website.

You will have the option to lookup a corporation, LLC, or partnership by NameCharter Number, or Officer Name. Be sure that if you preform a query by name that you are as descriptive as you can because the database will return all matching entities.

Once you have made your selection you will be brought to the Results Page (As Seen Below).

Step 2 – Choose Your Entity


The Secretary of State will allow you to view up to 250 of the closest matching listings as well as he entity’s NameType, and City of the principal address. Once you have found the listing that matches, click on the ‘Details’ button to be brought to the Information Page (See Below).

Step 3 – Retrieve Information


You have reached the final step in your search and now may be able to view all the information associated with the entity you were looking up including it’s NameTypeCity, Status, Fictitious NamesCharter NumberIncorporation DateMailing AddressActive StatusLast Annual Report Filed, and whether it is a Profit or Non-Profit corporation.

On the tabs above you also have the option of Buying Certificates and Certified Copies, Subscribing to Electronic Notifications, or Printing the Record.