South Carolina (SC) Secretary of State – Corporation and Business Entity Search

South Carolina secretary of state Mark Hammond is the current Secretary Of State of South Carolina. The office of the Secretary Of State of South Carolina consists of five divisions that include The Business Filings Division, Trademarks Division, Charities Division, Notaries, and The Cable Franchise. It is also responsible for overseeing firms that include non profit organizations, state trademarks, employment agencies, partnerships etc.

If you are looking for finding a registered corporate entity with the Secretary Of State of South Carolina, 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 in South Carolina state. 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 with the corporation name or with the registered agent. If you are searching with the corporation name, you can narrow down the search by specifying the search type from the drop down list that includes options like begins with and contains.

Search South Carolina 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 South Carolina. You will arrive at a page that looks similar to the one shown below.
South Carolina Business Entity Search

Step 2:Key-inthecorporation name 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 search type suitable for your search. We will select ‘Begins With’ in this case.
South Carolina Corporation Entity Search Step 3: Click ‘Search’ button to find the results that match with your search string. The screenshot for the result set is shown below.
South Carolina Business Entity Search-Details Step 4: Click entity name for which you want complete details. Shown below are the details that are registered with Secretary Of State of South Carolina (‘STARBUKCS CORPORATION’ in this case).
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