Search the Tennessee Secretary of State Entity Database for a Corporation, General Partnership (GP), Limited Liability Company (LLC), Limited Liability Partnership (LLP), and a Limited Partnership (LP). This tool allows a user to lookup corporate information and to check an Entity for Availability before Incorporation.

Tennessee Secretary of State Corporation Entity Search

Step 1 – Go to the Tennessee Secretary of State.

Step 2 – Use the link in Step 1 to search for a corporation by Name or Control Number. If looking up by name, be sure to use as many descriptive keywords as possible in order to narrow the results as much as you can.

Step 3 – When you are brought to the listings page, you will be able to view all matching results your terms entered. The Secretary of State lets you view the entity’s: Control Number, Type, Name, Name Type, Status, and Filing Date.
Click on the Control Number to view the information page.

Step 4 – Now you are able to see all the data on file about the corporation including it’s: Incorporation State, Duration, Principal Office Address, Filing Date, Effective Date, Annual Report Due Date, Inactive Date (if exists), Number of Shares, Viewable Previous Filings, and the Registered Agent Name and Address.


Reserve a Corporate Name
Follow the steps below to reserve a name for one hundred and twenty (120) days.

Step 1 – Download and complete the Name Application.

Step 2 – Attach the $20 filing fee and send to:
Corporate Filings
312 Eighth Avenue North
6th Floor, William R. Snodgrass Tower
Nashville, TN 37243

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Tennessee Secretary of State LLC Search

Step 1 – Go to the Tennessee Secretary of State.

Tennessee Start Page

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.

Tennessee Results Page

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.

Tennessee Information Entity Page

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:
Corporate Filings
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue
6th Floor, William R. Snodgrass Tower
Nashville, TN 37243

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