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Michigan Secretary of State Business Entity Search

In the state of Michigan, individuals can search for entities by utilizing the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Corporations Division Business Entity Search found here. Users have the option to search by three different parameters, which include Name, Keyword, or Identification Number. The user will be able to view entities that match the searched criteria in detail after selecting one from the list.

LLC Name Search: For individuals planning on applying for an LLC in Michigan, the Michigan Corporations Division offers a Name Availability Search here. The tool helps to ensure the name the applicant is planning on using for his or her entity is available.

How to Search

Step 1 – Head to This Webpage to begin. At the page, select the search criteria you would like to utilize, and enter the Entity Name or ID Number into the empty text box. Select the ‘Search’ button to continue.

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Step 2 – The user will be displayed a list of entities matching the searched criteria. To view an entity in detail, select the blue, underlined Entity Name.

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Step 3 – After selecting an entity, the following information will be displayed to the user:

  • ID Number
  • Name
  • Type
  • Resident Agent
  • Registered Office Address
  • Mailing/Office Address
  • Formation/Qualification Date
  • Jurisdiction of Origin
  • Manager(s)
  • Status
  • Date

The user also has the option to view Document Images located at the bottom of the screen.

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