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Florida Secretary of State (Sunbiz) | Business Entity Search

The Florida Department of State makes its database of registered business entities accessible to the public. Any business entity that has filed with the Florida Department of State will have its public information available on this site through a business entity search tool maintained by the Department of State.

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Business Entity Search

1. Visit The Florida Department Of Corporations Sunbiz Portal

2. Use The Business Entity Search Tool

The search tool can be used to perform a query using one of several pieces of information. A list of the available types of criteria is provided at the bottom of the page. For our purpose, we shall conduct a business entity search using the name of the entity. Therefore, “Entity Name” has been selected.

  • Entity Name
  • Officer/Registered Agent
  • Registered Agent Name
  • Trademark Name
  • Trademark Owner Name
  • FEI/EIN
  • Detail By Document Number
  • Zip Code
  • Street Address

Produce at least a partial name of the entity in the text box then select “Search Now.”

3. Obtain The Business Entity’s Details

The registered Florida businesses that match the search criteria will be displayed in a table and ordered according to their names. From here, you may review the table results, move to the next table listing, or perform a new search.

  • Corporate Name
  • Document Number
  • Status

Select the name of the entity you wish to view from the first column. This will allow you access to that business entity’s details.

4. Review The Information Filed With The Division of Corporation

The business entity you selected will be featured on the next page. Several pieces of information defining its filing information will be displayed. You may review the entity’s information and then, if needed, utilize the menu near the top to navigate to other areas.

  • Document Number
  • FEI/EIN Number
  • Date Filed
  • State
  • Status
  • Last Event
  • Event Date Filed
  • Event Effective Date

The business entity’s contact information will be presented on this page.

  • Principal Address
  • Mailing Address

The entity’s registered agent information and some details regarding the entity’s standing and history are included in the final area.

  • Registered Agent Name & Address
  • Officer/Director Detail
  • Annual Reports
  • Document Images