For the health and safety of the public and our employees, our customer service window remains closed. Our office will accept documents required to be filed with the Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions via an onsite document mailbox. 

November 18, 2019 - Secretary Dunlap Issues Alert to Corporations and Non-Profits Regarding Misleading Solicitations


Corporate filings are currently delayed – Processing time is running 9-14 business days.


Business Entities, Nonprofit Corporations and Marks


In observance of Veterans Day, all Secretary of State offices will be closed Wednesday, November 11, 2020.

The purpose of the Division of Corporations, UCC and Commissions is to:

1. Serve as a repository for all records relating to the following business and nonprofit entities:

Business Corporations
Non-Profit Corporations
Limited Partnerships
Limited Liability Companies
Limited Liability Partnerships
General Partnerships

  1. Serve as a repository for all liens filed on personal property under the Uniform Commercial Code

  2. Administer the appointment, renewal and continuing education of Notaries Public

  3. Administer the application process for nominees for the office of Dedimus Justice

  4. Record and maintain appointments and information for boards and commissions listed in Title 5, chapter 379

  5. Process requests for authentications, apostilles and other certifications on the acts of public officials.

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