This search provides access to available information for corporations, limited liability companies and limited partnerships of record with the California Secretary of State, including free PDF copies of imaged business entity documents, including the most recent imaged Statements of Information filed for corporations and limited liability companies. Please note: This search is not intended to serve as a name availability search. For information on checking or reserving a name, refer to Name Availability.
To conduct a search:
- Select the applicable search type.
- In the “Search Criteria” box, enter the entity name or number you wish to search. Note: If entering the entity number of a corporation, the number must begin with the letter C.
- Select the search filter you wish to use to locate the entity if searching for an entity name.
- Select the Search button.
- For help with searching an entity name or number, refer to Search Tips.
All fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.
Disclaimer: This tool allows you to search the Secretary of State’s California Business Search database for abstracts of information for domestic stock, domestic nonprofit and qualified foreign corporations, limited liability companies and limited partnerships that have filed with this office. This search tool groups corporations separately from limited liability companies and limited partnerships and returns all entities for the search criteria in the respective groups regardless of the current status.
Although every attempt has been made to ensure that the information contained in the database is accurate, the Secretary of State’s office is not responsible for any loss, consequence, or damage resulting directly or indirectly from reliance on the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of the information that is provided. All such information is provided “as is.” For information on ordering copies of the official business entity records for a particular entity, please refer to Information Requests.