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North Dakota Secretary of State | Business Entity Search

The North Dakota Secretary of State business entity search page allows users to query the State’s database of registered businesses. It should be kept in mind that even though this database will yield filed data during the query, these do not represent live actions. Thus, users using this query for the availability of a business name may want to contact the Secretary of State for more up-to-date information.


Business Entity Search

1. Visit The North Dakota Business Entity Search Page

2.   Run The Query On The North Dakota Business Name

Determine whether you are running a basic search or if you would like to apply filters. If running a basic query, then simply type in the name of the North Dakota entity then click on “Search.”

Choose the “Advanced” tab if you plan on applying filters to this query and this will display the available options. 

  • Advanced Search
    • Contains
    • Starts With

Additionally, this query can be run on only active business entities. To enable this option click the checkbox before continuing.

After tightening the parameters of this query, use the mouse to click on “Search.” Be prepared for the browser to direct to a new page.

3.  Seek The North Dakota Business In The Table Results

The table results organize its information by column therefore, read through each record’s column to learn more about each North Dakota entity in the first column.

When you have found the North Dakota entity you would like to learn more about, click on its name.

4. Review The North Dakota Business’s Filed Details

The details of the North Dakota business that you have selected will open in a side panel on the right. 

  • Filing Type
  • Status
  • Inactive Date
  • Owner Name
  • Owner Address
  • Nature Of Business
  • Term Of Duration
  • Initial Filing Date
  • Expiration Date
  • Principal Address
  • Mailing Address

You can also view the North Dakota business’s filing history using the button displayed.

  • Filing History