Missouri Secretary of State (SOS) Business Entity And Corporation Search

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Missouri Business Corporation Registry Search

The Missouri Business Corporation Registry comes under the Business Services divisions of the Missouri Secretary of State. The registry is an archive of all the businesses and corporate entities that were or are registered with the Missouri SOS. The registry contains details of filing and authorization of an entity and also mentions the status of the same. The entities which form the content of the corporation registry are:

  • Business Corporation
  • Limited Partnerships
  • Limited Liability Partnership
  • Limited Company
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Non Profit entities
  • Foreign Entities

Missouri Business Entity Search

The Missouri Secretary of State facilitates an online business entity search tool for the users where one can get the details of any entity that is incorporated in Missouri. There are search criteria too in the form of radio buttons which include Starting With, All words, Any Word and Exact match.

Read on to get a detailed procedure for your search:

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  1. Click here to go to the search page which looks similar to the screenshot below.
    Missouri Business Entity Search
  2. Select the search criteria by clicking on the radio button. You can select from Business Name , Registered Agent, Name Availability and Charter Number. The screenshot illustrates the same.
  3. Assuming the search to be based on business name, let us type in Factory Green in the field.
    Missouri Corporation Entity Search
  4. Choose the appropriate narrowing method and click on search.
  5. The result page will soon appear with a list of entities carrying the given name. Refer to the screenshot below.
    Missouri Business Entity Search Details List
  6. Click on an entity name to get further details like status, type, filing date etc. The screenshot below illustrates the same.
    Missouri SOS Result

Information on SOS Missouri (MO)
Missouri SOS sealThe Office :

The Secretary of State of Missouri is an elected constitution office in the  US state of Missouri. The Missouri Secretary of State is an executive branch of the government of the state and is also responsible for the statutory duties of the same.

The current Secretary of State of Missouri is Jason Lander who was sworn in into the office in November 2012 and is a Democrat.

Functionalities :

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The office of the Secretary of State acts as the Custodian of the Great Seal of Missouri. He is also responsible for authenticating public documents and is the keeper of the public archives and records. The divisions which the Secretary of State of Missouri takes care of are as follows:

  • Business Services Division
  • Elections
  • State Library
  • Security and Investigation
  • State Archives
  • Publications

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