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Minnesota Secretary of State Business Entity Search

Search for LLCs in the state of Minnesota by going to the Minnesota Secretary of State Business Search page found here. Users can search by either Business Name or File Number and can narrow their search by changing the Search Scope, the Filing Status, or including or excluding Prior Names. The search gives users a vast amount of information regarding a selected company, such as the LLC’s Status, Renewal Date, Principal Place of Business Address, and many more. The search tool can also be used as a Business Name Search; users planning on applying for an LLC can use the search to ensure their planned entity name is available.

How to Search

Step 1 РTo begin the search process, head to the following webpage: https://mblsportal.sos.state.mn.us/Business/Search.

At the page, enter the name of the business you will be searching for or select ‘File Number’ and enter the filing number you will be searching for. Although not required, users may want to specify their search by manipulating the three advanced search options below the ‘Search’ button.

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Step 2 – After the ‘Search’ button has been selected, a list of any matching entities will appear. To view a¬†company in full, select the ‘Details’ button corresponding to the company you would like to view.

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Step 3 – The information that will be displayed regarding a selected entity will consist of the following: Business Type, MN Statute, File Number, Home Jurisdiction, Filing Date, Status, Renewal Due Date, Principal Place of Business Address, Nameholder, Nameholder Address, and File History. At the top of the page, the user can also Order a Certificate, File Amendment/Renewal, or Order Copies.

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