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North Dakota Secretary of State – ND SOS Business Search

North Dakota Secretary of State Business Services
Address: Secretary of State, State of North Dakota, 600 E Boulevard Avenue Dept 108, Bismarck ND 58505-0500
Telephone: 1(800)352-0867 ext. 328-4284
Fax: 1(701)328-0106
Website: www.sos.nd.gov
E-Mail: sos.nd.gov/contact

Lookup a Business Entity

Step 1 – Start

Search for a business entity (Corporation, LLC, Limited Partnership) in North Dakota by using the Secretary of State’s Website. You will have the option to look up by Name (*It is highly recommended to use as many matching terms when using the Name option), ID Number, Officer (Owner), License Number, City (of Principal Office Address),  and County.

After making your selection you will be brought to the Results Page (See Below).

Step 2 – Choose Your Entity

As you can see on the sample above that when looking for your entity you will be able to preview its System ID Number, Name, Type, Status, and availability to see previous filings (in PDF). In order to view all the information on file with the Secretary of State you must click on the blue text link underneath the ‘Type/Status’ column. This will bring you to the Details Page (See Below).

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Step 3 – Retrieve Information

This is the final step of your query and now you are able to obtain all the details about the entity including its ID Number, Phone Number, Type, Original File Date, State of Origin, Effective Date, Nature of Business, Principal Office Address, Registered Agent (Name and Address), and the option to file an annual report at the bottom of the page.

Step 4 – Steps to form your new Business in North Dakota

  • Business name availability search (above)
  • Internet domain availability search for website and email.
  • Choose your entity type (LLC, S-Corp, C-Corp, Partnership, or Non-Profit Org)
  • Obtain IRS EIN Number (employer identification number).  Create New IRS EIN Number
  • Create Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws that include describing the business purpose of the entity, naming the registered agent, directors, registered address, operating guidelines, dissolution provisions, and other information.
  • Determine if the new entity requires any federal, state, or local business licenses.
  • Determine payroll tax requirements.
  • Determine federal, state, and local tax filing requirements.
  • Establish the business physical and/or mailing address, phone number, voicemail, website, email address, and business cards.

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  • Get started with $0, + applicable state fees
  • Service fast and easy
  • Guarantee 100% accuracy
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  • Same day filing available
  • Affordable pricing options
  • Adhere to a strict ethical code
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  • First year free
  • Many services available
  • Technical Support