Step 1 – Go to the Washington Secretary of State.
Step 2 – This is the default search page for entering in either the name or the UBI number of the corporation. You may also preform an Advanced Search and be able to lookup by the Registered Agent’s Name, City, Zip, or by the Date of Incorporation.
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Searching by Entity Name – It is highly recommended that you enter as many descriptive or unique keywords as possible in order to have the least amount of matching results.
Step 3 – On the results page you will be able to view all the matching names in alphabetical order. Click on the dark blue text link and you will be able to see a preview of the entity’s information including it’s UBI Number, Type, Active/Inactive, State of Incorporation, Filing Date, Expiration, Duration, Registered Agent Name/Address, and if you click on the ‘View Additional Information‘ all the information about the specific corporation listed with the Secretary of State.
Step 4 – On the Officer’s information page a user may view all the owner’s information by scrolling to the bottom of the page. You may also be able to Purchase Documents such as previous filings and certified copies.
Reserve a Corporate Name
Reserve an entity name for one hundred and eighty days by following the steps below.
Step 1 – Download and complete the Application.
Step 2 – Attach the filing fee of $30 ($20 for Non-Profit) and send to:
Secretary of State
801 Capitol Way S
PO Box 40234
Olympia WA 98504-0234