Category Archives: Alaska Secretary of State (SOS) Taxable Business Entity Search

Search corporation and LLC (limited liability company) entity names in Alaska by using the Secretary of State’s database. This tool is used often when searching for owner information as well as checking to see if a potential name exists when creating an entity.

Alaska Secretary of State Corporation Entity Search

Step 1 – Go to the Alaska Secretary of State.

Step 2 – As stated in the video below, you will be brought to a screen that allows a user to search either by entity name or number. Type and click on the search button (or hit enter on your keyboard) and you will be given a number of results to choose that will contain all the necessary owner’s information as well as previous filings.

How to Create a Corporation in Alaska

Step 1– Download or fill out online Articles of Incorporation.
Domestic ProfitFile Online
Foreign ProfitFile Online
Professional
Non Profit DomesticFile Online
Non Profit ForeignFile Online
Domestic Cooperative
Foreign Cooperative

Step 2 – If filing online, follow the steps and pay the fee at the end (between $50 and $350 depending on the type of entity).
If a paper filing, attach the filing fee stated on the first page and send to the Secretary of State’s office located at:
State of Alaska
Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing
CORPORATIONS SECTION
PO Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806

Reserve a Corporation Name in Alaska
If you are not ready to create a corporation but would like to reserve the name the applicant should follow the steps below:

Step 1 – Download or File Online the corporation name reservation form.

Step 2 – If filing online the applicant will be required to pay the $25 fee and if filing via standard mail a check will need to be attached and payable to the Alaska Secretary of State.

Step 3 – Send the fee and completed form to:
State of Alaska
Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing
CORPORATIONS SECTION
PO Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806

Alaska Secretary of State LLC Search & Lookup

Step 1 – Go to the Alaska Secretary of State.

Step 2 – You will be brought to a page that looks like the picture below:

Alaska LLC Search

Alaska LLC Search

Step 3 – You may either search by the entity name or by the number. We will do a sample search for the term of ‘alaska‘ just to see what shows up.

Alaska Business LLC Search Results

Alaska Business LLC Search Results

Step 4 – As you can see there are a number of listings. In order to see the owner’s information you will have to click on the entity number highlighted in blue. After clicking on the top result (!! ALASKA !! THE FAMILY STEAKHOUSE LLC) you will see the information displayed as seen below:

Alaska LLC Entity Information

Alaska LLC Entity Information

Step 5 – From here you can gather the owner’s information as well as verify it’s status.

How to Create an LLC in Alaska?

Step 1 – Download the Articles of Organization or file online below:
Domestic (In-State)File Online
Foreign (Out-of-State)File Online

Step 2 – If filing online you will be required to pay the fee at the end ($250 for Domestic & $350 for Foreign). If filing via standard mail the applicant will need to attach a check payable to the Secretary of State and send to:
State of Alaska
Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing
CORPORATIONS SECTION
PO Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806

Reserve an LLC Name
Step 1Download or File Online the LLC Name Reservation Form.

Step 2 – If filing online, you will be required to pay the $25 fee at the end of the session. If a paper filing, you will be required to attach a check and send the form to:
State of Alaska
Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing
CORPORATIONS SECTION
PO Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806

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