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South Dakota Secretary of State – SD SOS Business Search

South Dakota Secretary of State Business Services Division
Address: Capitol Building, 500 East Capitol Avenue, Pierre SD 57501.
Telephone: 1(605)773-3537
Fax: 1(605)773-6580
Website: www.sdsos.gov
E-Mail: sdsos.gov/contact-us

Lookup a Business Entity

Step 1 – Start

Search business entities (Corporations, LLCs, Limited Partnerships, etc.) by going to the Secretary of State’s Website. Look up by NameID Number, or an Officer (President, VP, Treasurer, etc.) of the Company. If you choose to perform a query by name, make sure to be as detailed as you can in order to narrow down the results.

After making your selection you will be re-directed to the Results Page (As Seen Below) which will have all the matching listings.

Step 2 – Choose Your Entity

On the results page, the Secretary of State allows you to preview the ID Number, Name, State of Incorporation, Type, and the Standing of the entity. In order to view all the information on file, you will need to click on the black text link (Under ‘Corporate ID’) to get to the Details Page (As Seen Below).

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Step 3 – Retrieve Information

Now you have completed your search and may be able to view all the information about the business including its Name, ID Number, Incorporation Date, State of Formation, Status, Last Annual Report, Corporation Type, Stick Info, Registered Agent (Name and Address), Previously Filed Documents, Officers, and the option to file an Annual Report.

Step 4 – Steps to form your new Business in South 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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  • First year free
  • Many services available
  • Technical Support