Louisiana Secretary of State LLC Search & Lookup

Step 1 – Go to Louisiana Secretary of State.

Louisiana LLC Search

Louisiana LLC Search

Step 2 – You are able to search for a specific company at the Louisiana Secretary of State by it’s: name, charter or trade registration number, and by officer or registered agent’s name. The most common way to lookup an LLC is by searching by name. Be sure to add as many terms as possible when entering in your keywords as the database will return all results that contain the keywords typed.

Louisiana Entity Results

Step 3 – Viewing your results, you get a preview of the entity: name, type, city, and the option to see more information by clicking on the ‘details’ button. After you have found the entity you were searching click on the ‘details’ button.

Entity Details Page

Step 4 – You are now at the page that holds all the information about the LLC that is on file with the Secretary of State including company: name, type, city, status (active or inactive, previous names, charter number, registration date, domicile address, mailing address, formation date, last report filed, registered agent, officer(s), and all previous filings/amendments.

Create an LLC in Louisiana

Step 1 – Download one of the Articles of Organization forms below:
Domestic – $75 – Most common for residents looking to form an LLC in Louisiana.
Foreign – $125 – For companies located outside of Louisiana and would like to operate in the State.
Low Income – $75

Step 2 – Attach the filing and send to the Secretary of State’s office at the following address:
Commercial Division
PO Box 94125
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9125

Step 3 – After successful formation, if you would like to open a bank account you will need to apply for a Employer Identification Number. This takes about 10 minutes and you will receive your number instantly online.

Reserve an Entity Name

Step 1 – Download and complete the Entity Name Reservation Form.

Step 2 – Attach the $25 filing fee and send to:
Commercial Division
PO Box 94125
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9125

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