Massachusetts Secretary of State – MA SOS Business Search

massachusetts-secretary-of-state-logoMassachusetts Secretary of State Corporations Division
Address: Secretary of the Commonwealth, Corporations Division, One Ashburton Place, 17th floor, Boston, MA 02108-1512.
Telephone: 1(617)727-9640
Fax: (617)742-4538

Lookup a Business Entity

Step 1 – Start

Go to the Secretary of State’s Website in order to lookup a business entity (Corporation, LLC, Limited Partnership) in Massachusetts (Click Here to see if an entity name is available).

When finding your corporation, you will be able to preform your search by NameIdentification NumberFiling Number, or by any person within the entity such as a DirectorOfficerRegistered Agent, etc. If you decide the BY NAME option, be sure to describe the entity as much as possible to provide the least amount of results.

After selecting which route you would like to find your entity, you will be brought to the Results Page (As Seen Below).

Step 2 – Choose Your Entity


Now you may be able to sort through the results and be able to view the Entity’s Name, Identification Number (as well as the Old), and the Principal Office Address. When you have found your selected listing, click on the blue text link (Name) in order to see all the details on file with the Secretary of State about the corporation (Information Page)

Step 3 – Retrieve Information

massachusetts-secretary-of-state-information-pageThis is the last step of your search and now you may be able to view any kind of information about the entity including it’s: NameTypeEmployer Identification Number (FEIN), Date of OrganizationDate of Revocation (if any), Fiscal Month, Location of Principal Office AddressState of IncorporationRegistered Agent (Name & Address), and a list of all Officers.

If you would like to view previous filings of the entity, you will need to click on the ‘View Filings’ tab on the bottom of the page. All images will be in Adobe PDF (.pdf) format.