Michigan Secretary of State – MI SOS Business Search

michigan-secretary-of-state-logoMichigan Secretary of State Corporations Division (LARA)
Address: P.O. Box 30054, Lansing, MI 48909
Telephone: 1(517) 241-6470
Fax: 1(517) 241-0538
Website: www.michigan.gov/corporations/
E-Mail: CorpsMail@michigan.gov

Lookup a Business Entity

Step 1 – Start

Search for any type of business entity (corporation, limited liability company, limited partnership, etc.) by going to the Secretary of State’s Website (LARA).

Preform a Lookup By: NameKey Word, or Identification Number. The most popular way to look is by name, although, make sure to use as many matching terms as you can to slim down the results.

After selecting your option you will be sent to the Results Page (As Seen Below).

Step 2 – Choose Your Entity

michigan-secretary-of-state-results-page

Now you will have to sort through all the matching results. The Secretary of State provides the entity’s NameID Number, and Type to assist you in your lookup. When you have found the desired listing, click the blue text link (under Entity Name) and you will be brought to the Information Page (See Below).

Step 3 – Retrieve Information

michigan-secretary-of-state-entity-cardYou have now reached the final step of the search process and are able to view the business’s ID Number, Name, Type, Resident Agent, Registered Agent’s Office, Principal Mailing Address (of the entity), State of Incorporation, Number of Shares, Year of Most Recent Annual Report, Status, and view any Previously Filed Document by clicking the blue text link inside the red box.