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South Carolina Secretary of State Business Entity Search

To search for businesses in the state of South Carolina, head to the South Carolina Secretary of State Search Business Filings Page found at This Webpage. Users can search by either Corporation Name or Registered Agent. After a name has been inputted into one of the two empty text boxes, users simply select the corresponding white Search button to execute the search. The search tool can also be used as a name availability search for individuals planning on applying for an LLC in South Carolina.

How to Search

Step 1 – To begin the search process, head to the following link: http://www.sos.sc.gov/Search%20Business%20Filings.

Once at the search page, enter a Corporation Name or a Registered Agent Name into one of the two empty text boxes. If searching by Corporation Name, users can select one of the two possible search options below the text box. Once all information has been inputted, click the white Search button.

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Step 2 – Entities that match the searched information will appear in a list. To view a detailed information page regarding an entity from the list simply select the entity’s underlined name in blue text.

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Step 3 – Users will now have access to several details regarding the chosen entity, such as the company’s Status, Registered Agent Information, and Corporation History Records to name a few.

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