Arizona (AZ) Secretary of State – Corporation and Business Entity Search

Arizona Secretary of State The current Secretary of State of Arizona is Ken Bennett. The state of Arizona does not have a lieutenant governor. So the Secretary stands first in the line of succession to the governorship and also acts as the governor in the absence of the governor or when the governor is incorporated.

The Arizona Secretary of State is in charge of four divisions namely Arizona Advance Directive Registry, The Business Service Division, The Election Division and The Public Services Division.

Search Arizona Corporation Registry :
Are you looking for information on any corporation or business entity in Arizona? If your answer is ‘Yes’, you have come to the right place.In this article we will describe how to search Corporations, Limited Partnerships (LP), Limited Liability Companies (LLC), and Limited Liability Partnerships (LLP) for availability in Arizona SOS website. Read on to know how to proceed with the search.

You will need one of the following information to start your search.

  • Filing Number
  • Applicant or Agent Name
  • Registered Name

The search can be based on the below criterion.

  • Match on partial words
  • Match on exact words
  • Match on metaphone words
  • Match on partial metaphone words
  • Match on soundex max words
  • Match on soundex words

Follow these simple instructions below to make your search simpler. Below steps illustrate assuming you have the registered name handy.

Step 1: Click here to start your search. You will find a page which looks something like this.
Arizona Business Entity Search Step 2: Key-in the registered name. You may leave the other fields namely filing number and applicant / agent name blank.

Arizona Corporation Entity Search

Consider you want to search ‘Starbucks’. Key-in ‘starbucks’ in the registered name field.

Step 3: Choose from the radio buttons the one that is most suitable for your search and click on the Start Search button.

Arizona Business Entity Search-Details

Step 4: The subsequent page will show all search results which contains the registered name you just keyed-in. We have 1 record matching our search criteria.

Click the entity ID (F0752498 in this case)

Arizona Business Entity Search-Result

All details like Domestic address, Foreign address, Statutory Agent Information etc is displayed.

By clicking on the appropriate buttons on the screen (screenshot shown below), you can e-file an annual report online, print or mail forms for annual reports and subscribe to annual report email reminder. The option for subscribing for the annual report email reminder is a new feature that has been introduced recently.

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