Pennsylvania (PA) Secretary of State – Corporation and Business Entity Search

Pennsylvania secretary of stateCarol Aichele is the current Secretary Of State of Pennsylvania. The office of the Secretary Of State of Pennsylvania is responsible for authenticating government documents using the seal. The Secretary Of State of Pennsylvania is the Chief Election Official.

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If you are looking for finding a registered corporate entity with the Secretary Of State of Pennsylvania, 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 article we will describe you how to search Corporations, Limited Partnerships (LP), Limited Liability Companies (LLC), and Limited Liability Partnerships (LLP) for availability.

Read on to understand the process better. The below illustration is provided assuming that you have the corporate entity name handy for the search.

In the search page, you can search for the business entity by narrowing the search using one the following radio buttons

  • Starting With
  • All Words
  • Any Words
  • Corporate Name Availability
  • Sounds Like
  • Exact Match

You can also narrow your search by clicking the check box ‘Only Active Corpoorations’.

Step 1: Click this link to take you to the search page for finding a corporate entity registered with the Secretary of State of Pennsylvania. You will arrive at a page that looks similar to the one shown below.
Pennsylvania Business Entity Search Step 2: Key-in the business 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.
Pennsylvania Corporation Entity Search Step 3: Key in the Captcha. Click ‘Continue Search’.
Pennsylvania Business Entity Search-Input Step 4: Click ‘Search’ button to find the results that match with your search string. The screenshot for the result set is shown below.
Pennsylvania Business Entity Search-Details Step 5: Click entity name for which you want complete details. Shown below are the details that are registered with Secretary Of State of Pennsylvania (with Name as ‘STARBUCKS COFFEE COMPANY’).
Pennsylvania Business Entity Search-Result

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