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Minnesota Secretary of State | Business Entity Search

The Minnesota Secretary of State business entity search page has been set for the use of the public. You should use this page to find a name in this state and to obtain public information regarding such businesses. You will only need part of the name and have access to some useful filter tools when running this query.


Business Entity Search

1. Go To The Minnesota Business Entity Search Page  

2. Satisfy The Requirements To Conduct This Query

You can use the text box in the center of this page to input the keyword you wish to search for. Once you do, take a moment to review the options available to filter your results.

  • Search Scope
    • Begins With
    • Contains
  • Filing Status
    • Active
    • Inactive
  • Include Prior Name
    • Exclude
    • Include

Once your criteria have been produced in the search box and adequately defined, use the mouse to select “Search.”

3. Review The Minnesota Business Search Results

The page displaying the query results shall have a few columns of information defining each Minnesota entity presented. Find the Minnesota business’s name in the first column and select the details button of that same row.

  • Business Name
  • Business Status
  • Business Type
  • Name Type
  • Details

4. Review The Minnesota Record Details Page

You can print the record you have accessed and perform a few other actions using the menu at the top of the record.

  • Print
  • Order Certificate
  • File Amendment/Renewal
  • Order Copies

This page is viewable on screen and will convey several pieces of information regarding the Minnesota business. Look over each section to obtain this information.

  • Minnesota Business Name
  • Business Type
  • File Number
  • Filing Date
  • Renewal Due Date
  • MN Statute
  • Home Jurisdiction Status
  • Principal Place Of Business Address
  • Name Holder
  • Name Holder Address

For more information, you can order copies of documents that have been filed by the Minnesota business.

  • Filing History
  • Renewal History

The table presented will present the checkbox needed to select the document copy you wish to purchase as well as summarize its content.

  • Order Selected Copies
  • Filing Date
  • Filing
  • Effective Date