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Louisiana Secretary of State Business Entity Search

In the state of Louisiana, individuals can search for active and inactive entities by entering the Entity Name, Charter/Trade Registration/Reservation Number, Officer Name, or Agent Name. If the user is planning on filing for an LLC in Louisiana in the near future, he or she can use the search tool to ensure the planned entity name is available and has no close substitutes.

How to Search

Step 1 – Head to the search page found here. Once at the site, the user can search by an Entity Name, a Number, or a First Name. Click the corresponding search button when the name or number has been inputted into an empty text box.

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Step 2 –¬†A list of entities will appear on the next page. The entity’s Name, Type, and City will be shown. To view an entity from the list in detail, click the “Details” ¬†button on the right side of the page.

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Step 3 – The user will have access to several pieces of information regarding the selected entity, such as Previous Name(s), Charter Name, Registration Date, Domicile and Mailing Address, Principal Business Office, Registered Agent Info (includes the name, address, and appointment date), and Amendments on File. The user can also Buy Certificates and Certified Copies, Subscribe to Electronic Notification, and Print a Detailed Record on the selected entity.

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