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

Minnesota Secretary of State Business Search allows you to lookup all of the following entity owner information: Cooperative, Corporation, Limited Liability Company (LLC), Limited Liability Partnership (LLP), Limited Partnership (LP), and Name Reservations.

Minnesota Secretary of State Corporation Entity Search

Step 1 – Go to the Minnesota Secretary of State.

Step 2 – Scroll down to the middle of the page and you will see the blank box where a user may be able to search for a corporation by name or by file number. If you select to query by business name, be sure to include as many terms possible in order to narrow down the results. The database will return all entities that match your keywords selected.

Step 3 – After making your selection the results will appear on the just below the search bar. While sorting, the Secretary of State provides a preview that shows if the entity is active, business type, the type of name. On the right hand side of the page is a blue link titled ‘Details’. Click on that link and you will be brought to the information page.

Step 4 – You have concluded your search and now have all the data about the corporation that is located at the Secretary of State’s office. All the information is public including; Business Type, File Number, Renewal Date, Filing Date, Principal Office Address, Statute Filed Under, State of Jurisdiction, Status, Registered Agent, Name-Holder, Name-Holder Address, and the Filing History.
If you are the owner of the corporation you are able to file an amendment or renewal and order certificates.

Minnesota Secretary of State LLC Search & Lookup

Step 1 – Go to the Minnesota Secretary of State.

Minnesota LLC Search

Step 2 – You are able to search for an LLC by it’s Entity Name or File Number. If searching by name, it is highly recommended that you include as many keywords as you can in order to narrow down the results. The system query and return all results matching your search terms.

Results Page

Step 3 – When sorting through the list of results you will hope to find your company by name but the Secretary of State also gives you a preview of the Status, Type, and Name Type. If you look on the right part of the page you will see a blue text link titled ‘Details’. Click on that and you will be brought to the Entity Information Page that will have all the data on record about the LLC.

Business Record Details

Step 4 – You have concluded your search and have access to all the public information on file with the Secretary of State. View the company’s; File Number, Filing Date, Renewal Due Date, Registered Agent Name, Registered Agent Office Address, Active Status, Principal Office Address, and Filing History.
*If you are the owner of the LLC you may file an amendment, renew the entity, or order a certificate online.

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