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

Secretary of State Wisconsin Business Database allows a user to Search by , Cooperative, Corporation, Limited Partnership (LP), or Limited Liability Partnership (LLP). Lookup by Organization and also use this as a tool for Checking the Availability of a Company Name.

Wisconsin Secretary of State Corporation Entity Search

Step 1 – Go to the Wisconsin Secretary of State.

Step 2 – Type in the name of the corporation you are trying to find in the top box. Make sure the terms you select are unique or descriptive to ensure that the least amount of results appear as the database will match all related entities.
Advanced Search – Use this if you know the name of the registered agent or would like to narrow down by using the options.
Name Availability – Use this tool if you are seeking to incorporate and want to know if the name you have selected has already been taken.

Step 3 – You will be brought immediately to the Results Page that will allow you to see a preview of the matching entities including it’s ID Number, Type, Registered Effective Date, and the Status. When you find your intended corporation, click on the name (blue text link) and you will be brought to the ‘Information Page‘.

Step 4 – You have concluded your search and now are able to view all the data on file with the Secretary of State including the Corporation’s ID Number, Period of Existence, Status, Annual Report Requirements, Registered Agent Name, Registered Agent Office Address, and Principal Office Address.
If you are the owner or representative – You may file an Annual Report, Request a Certificate of Status, and Update Registered Agent Information.

Wisconsin Secretary of State LLC Search & Lookup

Step 1 – Go to the Wisconsin Secretary of State.

Step 2 – The most popular way to look-up an LLC is to use the default option by organization name. Although, if you would like to Search by Registered Agent or would like to check to see if a company name exists you may do so as well.
Helpful Tip – If you are conducting a query by name, it is highly advised that you use as many keywords as possible. The database will return all entities that match your terms entered.

Step 3 – On the results page, you will be able to see all matching listings in alphabetical order. You will be able to see a preview of the company’s ID Number, Type, Effective Date, and the Date of it’s last update. Click on the blue text link to see all the information located with the Secretary of State about the Limited Liability Company.

Step 4 – You have completed your search and are now able to view all the information about the LLC including it’s ID Number, Existence Period, Status, Date, Type, Annual Report Requirements, Registered Agent Office, Registered Agent Name, and Annual Reports.

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