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

Updated March 2nd 2018

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The Colorado Business Corporation registry is a database where you can find details for business entities or companies that are registered with the Colorado Secretary of State.

The registry has information available for the following type of Business entities :

  • Corporations
  • Limited Partnerships
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Limited Liability Partnerships

Sole proprietorships and general partnerships are not registered with the Secretary of State as they are not individual business entities.

Colorado Business Entity Search

To look for the availability of a business entity in the database of the Colorado SOS, you need to have at least one of the following information handy.

  • Business name, trademark or Trade Name
  • ID number or Document Number

Alternatively, you can also check for the availability of companies or entities in the state.

Guidelines for searching the Colorado Corporation Registry

Searching the database of the Colorado SOS for the availability of companies and corporations can be a gruesome task. Here we have made efforts to make the process simpler.

To check the availability and get into the details of business corporations based in Colorado, follow the following steps:

  1. Go to the official website of the Colorado SOS. Click on the Search Business Database under the Search and file section of Business Services. The page looks something like this:

Alternatively, you can click here to directly go to the search page. It looks like as under:
Colorado Business Entity Search

Now, type in the business name. You can leave the other field empty. But it is suggested to fill in every field for a better search result. The screenshot shows the same. Here we have keyed in Key Lime Air in the field of Business Name field for a sample.

  1. Click on the Search button and the result page as in the screenshot below will follow up. Here the results are for Key Lime Air.
    Colorado Corporate Entity Search
  1. Click on the ID number to get further details regarding the company or business entity.
    Colorado SOS search result details

The results shown in the screenshot below is for ID number 19961154395. (ID number or Document number is a unique identification number given to the corporations during filing.)

With the click on the ID number, all details like Status, Formation Date, Entity number, Registered Agent etc. will appear.
Colorado SOS Result page For Lime Air Corporation

Advanced Search :

You can also opt for a more sorted search result by using the advanced search tool. Click on the Advance Search button and fill in the required details and click on search.

Information on SOS Colorado (CO)

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The Secretary of State of Colorado is one of the five elected constitutional offices of the State Government. The office is headed by Wayne W. Williams since January 2015 after the term of office ended for Scott Gessler.

Functionalities :
The Colorado Secretary of State is the head of the Colorado Department of State which is a principal department of the state government of Colorado.

The Colorado SOS is the person in charge of the following divisions in the state:

  • Business Division
  • Licensing Division
  • Elections Division
  • Administration Division
  • Information Technology Divisions

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