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Kansas Secretary of State Business Entity Search

Search for businesses in the state of Kansas by utilizing the Kansas Business Entity Database Search found here. The search tool allows users to search by Entity Name, Entity ID Number, Keyword, Resident Agent Full Name, or a Resident Agent’s Name; Keyword.

Name Search: Kansas has a separate page dedicated to checking the availability of entity names. Head to This Page to conduct a Name Availability Search.

How to Search

Step 1 – Head to the following address to begin the entity search process: https://www.kansas.gov/bess/flow/main?execution=e1s4.

At the page, select from one of five (5) available search options. For this step-by-step guide, we will select the first option titled ‘By business entity name’.

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Step 2 – On the next page, enter the name of the business you will be searching for in the empty text box and click the white ‘Search’ button.

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Step 3 – Entities that matched the searched name will appear in a list. From this page the user can view the LLC’s Name, ID Number, and Status. To view a company from the list in-depth, click the ‘View Record’ button.

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Step 4 – The information that will be displayed to the user regarding the selected company will consist of a Business Summary, Resident Agent and Registered Office information, and Annual Reports.

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