State Corporations Databases

These databases vary in the amount of information available. You can usually check on the availability of business names, look for addresses and owners. Some databases will also list the registered agent.

    
MASSACHUSETTS
Corporations https://corp.sec.state.ma.us/corpweb/CorpSearch/CorpSearch.aspx
Corporation Card File Search (Historical)   https://corp.sec.state.ma.us/CorpWeb/CardSearch/CardSearch.aspx
UCC https://corp.sec.state.ma.us/corpweb/UCCSearch/UCCSearch.aspx

OTHER STATES 


ALABAMA
Corporations https://www.sos.alabama.gov/government-records/business-entity-records
UCC https://www.sos.alabama.gov/government-records/ucc-records

ALASKA
Corporations https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/cbp/main/search/entities
UCC http://dnr.alaska.gov/ssd/recoff/ucc/search

ARIZONA
Corporations https://ecorp.azcc.gov/EntitySearch/Index
UCC https://apps.azsos.gov/apps/ucc/search/

ARKANSAS
Corporations https://directory.arkansas.gov/agency/secretary-of-state/service/corporation-entity-search/
UCC https://www.ark.org/sos/ucc/index.php (fee for online search)


CALIFORNIA
Corporations https://www.sos.ca.gov/business-programs/business-entities/cbs-search-tips
UCC https://bizfileonline.sos.ca.gov/search/ucc

COLORADO
Corporations https://www.sos.state.co.us/biz/BusinessEntityCriteriaExt.do
UCC https://www.sos.state.co.us/ucc/pages/home.xhtml

CONNECTICUT
Corporations https://startabusiness.org/ct/business-search/
UCC https://www.concord-sots.ct.gov/CONCORD/online?sn=PublicInquiry&eid=9755


DELAWARE
Corporations https://icis.corp.delaware.gov/ecorp/entitysearch/namesearch.aspx
UCC http://www.state.de.us/corp/uccsearch.shtml  (must use “Delaware Authorized Searcher”)

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Corporations https://business.dc.gov/research_business_info (must set up account)
UCC https://www.secstates.com/DC_UCC_District_of_Columbia_Universal_Commercial_Code_Search


FLORIDA
Corporations https://dos.myflorida.com/sunbiz/search/
UCC https://www.floridaucc.com/uccweb/search.aspx


GEORGIA
Corporations https://ecorp.sos.ga.gov/BusinessSearch
UCC https://search.gsccca.org/UCC_Search/


HAWAII
Corporations https://portal.ehawaii.gov/home/online-services/business-search/ (many documents require payment)
UCC https://bocdataext.hi.wcicloud.com/login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2f (requires an account and payment for documents)


IDAHO
Corporations https://sosbiz.idaho.gov/search/business
UCC https://sosbiz.idaho.gov/search/ucc

ILLINOIS
Corporations https://apps.ilsos.gov/corporatellc/
UCC http://www.ilsos.gov/uccsearch/

INDIANA
Corporations https://bsd.sos.in.gov/publicbusinesssearch
UCC https://inbiz.in.gov/business-filings/ucc

IOWA
Corporations https://sos.iowa.gov/search/business/search.aspx
UCC https://sos.iowa.gov/Search/UCCsearch.html?ucc


KANSAS
Corporations https://www.kansas.gov/bess/flow/main
UCC https://mykansas.ks.gov/ucc/?p=fsrc_menu (fee service)

KENTUCKY
Corporations http://web.sos.ky.gov/ftsearch/
UCC https://www.sos.ky.gov/bus/UCC/Pages/Online-Services.aspx


LOUISIANA
Corporations https://coraweb.sos.la.gov/commercialsearch/commercialsearch.aspx
UCChttps://www.sos.la.gov/BusinessServices/UniformCommercialCode/HowToSearchForFinancingStatements/Pages/default.aspx (need account)


MAINE
Corporations https://secretaryofstates.com/maine/
UCC https://www1.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/ucc/index.pl (fee service)

MARYLAND
Corporations https://egov.maryland.gov/BusinessExpress/EntitySearch
UCC https://egov.maryland.gov/SDAT/UCCFiling/UCCMainPage.aspx

MICHIGAN
Corporations https://cofs.lara.state.mi.us/SearchApi/Search/Search
UCC https://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,4670,7-127-5647_12539_71079-88191--,00.html (some searches are not free)

MINNESOTA
Corporations https://mblsportal.sos.state.mn.us/Business/Search
UCC https://mblsportal.sos.state.mn.us/Secured/SearchUCC (most searches are not free)

MISSISSIPPI
Corporations https://corp.sos.ms.gov/corp/portal/c/page/corpbusinessidsearch/portal.aspx (need account)
UCC https://www.sos.ms.gov/BusinessServices/Pages/UCC-Search.aspx

MISSOURI
Corporations https://bsd.sos.mo.gov/search
UCC https://bsd.sos.mo.gov/ucc-search

MONTANA
Corporations https://biz.sosmt.gov/search/business
UCC https://biz.sosmt.gov/search/ucc


NEBRASKA
Corporations https://www.nebraska.gov/sos/corp/corpsearch.cgi?nav=search
UCC https://sos.nebraska.gov/business-services/uccefs-search-and-filing-center (fee service)

NEVADA
Corporations https://esos.nv.gov/EntitySearch/OnlineEntitySearch
UCC https://esos.nv.gov/HelpFiles/UCC11-InformationRequestSearchCo.html

NEW HAMPSHIRE
Corporations https://quickstart.sos.nh.gov/online/BusinessInquire
UCC https://sos.nh.gov/corporation-ucc-securities/ucc/forms-and-search-requests/ (fee service)

NEW JERSEY
Corporations https://www.njportal.com/DOR/BusinessNameSearch/ (Only a business name search, fee for more information)
UCC https://www.njportal.com/ucc/ (fee service)

NEW MEXICO
Corporations https://portal.sos.state.nm.us/BFS/online/corporationbusinesssearch
UCC https://portal.sos.state.nm.us/BFS/online/UCCSearch

NEW YORK
Corporations https://appext20.dos.ny.gov/corp_public/corpsearch.entity_search_entry
UCC https://appext20.dos.ny.gov/pls/ucc_public/ucc_app.web_search.main_frame

NORTH CAROLINA
Corporations https://www.sosnc.gov/online_services/search/by_title/_Business_Registration
UCC https://www.sosnc.gov/online_services/search/by_title/_uniform_commercial_code

NORTH DAKOTA
Corporations https://firststop.sos.nd.gov/search/business
UCC https://apps.nd.gov/sc/busnsrch/busnSearch.htm


OHIO
Corporations https://businesssearch.ohiosos.gov/
UCC https://ucc.ohiosos.gov/search

OKLAHOMA
Corporations https://www.sos.ok.gov/corp/corpInquiryFind.aspx
UCC https://www.oklahomacounty.org/Elected-Offices/County-Clerk

OREGON
Corporations https://sos.oregon.gov/business/pages/find.aspx
UCC https://secure.sos.state.or.us/ucc/searchHome.action


PENNSYLVANIA
Corporations https://www.corporations.pa.gov/search/corpsearch
UCC https://www.corporations.pa.gov/search/uccsearch


RHODE ISLAND

Corporations https://business.sos.ri.gov/CorpWeb/CorpSearch/CorpSearch.aspx
UCC https://business.sos.ri.gov/CorpWeb/UccSearch/UccSearch.aspx


SOUTH CAROLINA
Corporations https://businessfilings.sc.gov/BusinessFiling/Entity/Search
UCC https://ucconline.sc.gov/UCCFiling/UCCMainPage.aspx (fee service)

SOUTH DAKOTA
Corporations https://sosenterprise.sd.gov/BusinessServices/Business/FilingSearch.aspx
UCC https://sdsos.gov/Business-Services/uniform-commercial-code/uccdefault.aspx (requires payment)


TENNESSEE
Corporations https://tnbear.tn.gov/Ecommerce/FilingSearch.aspx
UCC https://tnbear.tn.gov/UCC/Ecommerce/UCCSearch.aspx

TEXAS
Corporations https://mycpa.cpa.state.tx.us/coa/
UCC https://direct.sos.state.tx.us/acct/acct-login.asp (fee service)


UTAH
Corporations https://secure.utah.gov/bes/
UCC https://ucc.utah.gov/(fee service)


VERMONT
Corporations https://search-sos.org/vermont-vt-business-entity-corporation-search/
UCC https://sos.vermont.gov/corporations/ucc-lien-services/#search

VIRGINIA
Corporations https://cis.scc.virginia.gov/
UCC https://cis.scc.virginia.gov/


WASHINGTON
Corporations https://ccfs.sos.wa.gov/#/
UCC https://fortress.wa.gov/dol/ucc/search.aspx

WEST VIRGINIA
Corporations https://apps.wv.gov/SOS/BusinessEntitySearch/
UCC https://apps.wv.gov/SOS/UCC/Search

WISCONSIN
Corporations https://www.wdfi.org/apps/corpsearch/search.aspx
UCC https://dccs.wdfi.org/ (fee service)

WYOMING
Corporations https://wyobiz.wyo.gov/Business/FilingSearch.aspx
UCC https://ucc.wyo.gov/Account/Login.aspx (need account)

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