Florida (FL) Secretary of State – Corporation and Business Entity Search

florida secretary of stateThe current Secretary of State of Florida is Ken Detzner. The Secretary of State of Florida is the Chief of Elections, Chief Cultural Officer, the State Protocol officer and head of the Department of State. The Secretary of State of Florida is appointed by the Governor.

Search Florida Corporation Registry :
In this article we will describe you how to search Corporations, Limited Partnerships (LP), Limited Liability Companies (LLC), and Limited Liability Partnerships (LLP) for availability in the state. Read further to search for an entity that is registered in the Secretary of State Office of Florida.

You will need ‘Entity Name’ to start your search.

Below steps illustrate assuming you have the entity name handy. Follow these simple steps below to find details about any entity registered with the Secretary of State of Florida.

Step 1: Click here to start your search. You will find a page which looks something like this.
Florida Business Entity Search Step 2: Key-in the entity name.
Florida Corporation Entity Search

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

Step 3: Click on ‘Search Now’ button to find a page that looks like the screenshot shown below.
Florida Business Entity Search Details List Step 4: Click the Name (STARBUCKS COFFEE COMPANY, with Document Number as ‘F94000004842’ in this case).
Florida Business Entity Search Result Filing details, addresses, registered agent details, officer / Director details etc are all found in this page. When you scroll down in the result page, you will find link to all the annual reports filed till date.

Every page has a search field in the top and bottom of the page so that you do not have to navigate to the home page for search each time.

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