Indiana (IN) Secretary of State – Corporation and Business Entity Search

indiana secretary of state Connie Lawson is the current Secretary of State of Indiana. The four main divisions that are comprised by the office of the Secretary of State of Indiana include elections, business services, securities and dealer services. The duties include administering regulations relating to the registration of motorized vehicle dealers, oversight of state elections, regulation of the securities industry, and chartering of new business.

Use the search page to find Indiana business information, Print Official Certificates of existence, place orders for other certificates, download business entity documents and file a supplement filing.

You can search with the business entity or the corporate name and can specify if the word is a partial word of the corporate name that you are looking for. The search page has a link to a lot of tips to help you assist with better search options. The page also allows you to enter a client ID. However, keying in this field is optional.

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 state of Indiana. Below steps illustrate the corporate name search assuming you have the business entity or the corporate name handy. Follow these simple steps below to find details about any entity registered with the Secretary of State of Indiana.

Search Indiana Corporation Registry :

Step 1: Click this link to start your search. You will find a page which looks something like this.
Indiana Business Entity Search

Step 2: Key-in the name in the business name text field and choose the option ‘Partial Word search as shown below

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

Step 3: Click on ‘Submit’ button to find a page that looks like the screenshot shown below
Indiana Business Entity Search Details

Step 4: Click the Entity Name (‘STARBUCKS COFFEE COMPANY’ with type as ‘Registered’). The page will display all current information like control number, address, status etc.
Indiana Corporation Entity Search Result

Anytime during the search, you can click on the ‘Back to the SOS Web site’ to reach the Secretary of State of Indiana website.

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