Tennessee (TN) Secretary of State – Corporation and Business Entity Search

Tennessee secretary of stateTre Hargett is the current Secretary Of State of Tennessee. The office of the Secretary Of State of Tennessee is a part of the legislative branch. Chartering of corporations, administration of elections and registration of trademarks and service marks are the major duties of the office.

If you are looking for finding a registered corporate entity with the Secretary Of State of Tennessee, you are at the right place. We have described below a step by step and easy to follow process that will assist you in finding the corporate entity. In this detailed step by step guide  we will describe you how to search Corporations, Limited Partnerships (LP), Limited Liability Companies (LLC),  and Limited Liability Partnerships (LLP) for availability in state of Tennessee. Read on to understand the process better. The below illustration is provided assuming that you have the corporate entity name handy for the search.

You can perform the search with the corporate name or the control number. To narrow your search, you can specify if the search text you are looking for is the starting word of the corporate name or if its existing in some part of the name. You may also reduce your search results to display only the active entities at present.

Search Tennessee Corporation Registry :

Step 1: Click this link to take you to the search page for finding a corporate entity registered with the Secretary of State of Tennessee. You will arrive at a page that looks similar to the one shown below.
Tennessee Business Entity SearchStep 2: Key-inthebusiness entity in the search field. Consider you want to find corporate entities that have the word ‘Starbucks’ in it. Key-in ‘Starbucks’ in the search field. Select the option ‘Starts With.
Tennessee Corporation Entity SearchStep 3: Click ‘Search’ button to find the results that match with your search string. The screenshot for the result set is shown below.
Tennessee Business Entity Search Details ListStep 4: Click the control # for which you want complete details. Shown below are the details that are registered with Secretary Of State of Tennessee (with control # as 000279517 in this case).
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