Minnesota Secretary of State – MN SOS Business Search

minnesota-secretary-of-state-logoMinnesota Secretary of State Business, Non-Profit, and UCC Division
Address: Retirement Systems of Minnesota Building, 60 Empire Drive, Suite 100, St Paul, MN 55103 Map
Telephone: 1(877)551-6767
Fax: 1(651)297-7067
Website: www.da.sos.state.mn.us/minnesota/home/dahome.asp
E-Mail: business.services@state.mn.us

Lookup a Business Entity

Step 1 – Start

In order to view all the options on how to lookup a business entity (Corporation, LLC, Limited Partnership) in Minnesota as well as see if a specific name is available you will need to go to the Secretary of State’s Website.

You will have two choices, search by Name or Filing Number. The most common is to preform a query by name, but just make sure you make a detailed description as the database will pull all related entities. After making your selection you will be brought to the Results Page (See Below).

Step 2 – Choose Your Entity

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Here the Secretary of State will give you a preview of the results that match your selection including a preview of it’s Name, Type, and Name Type. When you find your selected listing, you will want to click on the ‘Details‘ blue text link on the right side of the page. You will now be sent to the Information Page (See Below).

Step 3 – Retrieve Information

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You have reached the final step of the search process and are now able to view all the information provided by the Secretary of State including about the entity including it’s Type, File Number, Filing Date, Renewal Due Date, Principal Place of Business Address, State of Incorporation, Status, Registered Agent, Officer(s), and the option to File an Amendment/Renewal or Order Copies/Certificates.

You may also view previously filed documents on the bottom of the webpage.