Step 1 – Go to the Tennessee Secretary of State.
Step 2 – You can search for a limited liability company by using the Secretary of State to lookup by Name or Control Number. When using the Name option, it is highly recommended to use as many terms as possible to have the least amount of results possible. If your keywords are broad, you may be looking through hundreds of listings.
Step 3 – After entering your LLC description, you will be brought to the Results Page that will show a preview of the company including it’s: Charter Number, Entity Type, Name Type, Name Status, Formation Date, and Status with the Secretary of State. Click on the Charter Number to review all information about it’s existence.
Step 4 – You have reached the end of your search and now may be able to view all information on file with the Secretary of State including the LLC’s Status, Effective Date, Annual Report Date, Inactive Date, Principal Office Address, State of Origin, Fictitious Names, History of Filings (Images available for View), Registered Agent, Registered Agent Address, and the Officers.
Reserve a Corporate Name
Pursuant to §48-207-102 of the Tennessee Limited Liability Company Act or §48-249-107
of the Tennessee Revised Limited Liability Company Act, the undersigned hereby applies for
reservation of the following name for a period of four (4) months:
Step 1 – Download and complete the Name Application.
Step 2 – Attach the $20 filing fee and send to:
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue
6th Floor, William R. Snodgrass Tower
Nashville, TN 37243