December 19, 2014

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Information Services

| 6/1/2007

Access to information filed with the Division of Corporations, blank forms and publications are available several ways and in a variety of formats. The following guide will help you obtain the type of information you need in the most expedient manner.
 

On the Web

Just point and click! The Division’s entire database of more than
6 million files is available on the Internet at www.sunbiz.org.

Computer printouts, document images and blank forms are available to download and print. Online filing is available and encouraged.

  • Corporate Names

  • Registered Agents

  • Officers and Directors

  • Fictitious Names (DBAs)

  • Partnerships

  • Certificate of Status

  • Limited Liability Companies

  • Judgment and Federal Liens

  • Trademarks

  • Electronic Filing

  • Forms

Don’t have Internet access?
Visit your local library and log on to www.sunbiz.org
.

On Compact Disc ...

The Department also produces compact disc copies of each of the databases pulled quarterly. To obtain cost or other information about these compact discs, contact the Bureau of Archives and Records Management at (850) 245-6750.

On the Telephone

Search of All Records
24 hours/7 days a week; $4 credit card charge

Information on Specific Corporations, Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies and Fictitious Names (d/b/a)
Call the number above to verify the existence of a filing or
obtain information contained in the database under a particular business name for one of the types of business entities shown above. Have your credit card handy. There is a $4 credit card charge.

For Forms and How to File
(All numbers are area code 850)

Corporations, Profit and Nonprofit
Articles of Incorporation — 245-6052
Amendments — 245-6050
Annual Report — 245-6056
Foreign Qualification — 245-6052
Reinstatement — 245-6059

Fictitious Name Registrations
DBAs 245-6058

Liens
Federal Liens — 245-6051
Judgment Liens — 656-7463
Limited Liability Companies and All Related LLC Documents — 245-6051
Partnerships — 245-6051
Trademarks & Service Marks — 245-6051

Other Services
Copies, Certified Copies and Certificates of Status — 245-6053
Online Electronic Filing Assistance — 245-6939
Substitute Service of Process — 245-6953
Apostille, Incumbency and Notarial Certification — 245-6945
APOSTILLE: MAIL TO P.O. BOX 6800, TALLAHASSEE, FL 32314
Notary Filing 245-6975 

By Mail ...

Write the Division of Corporations, Post Office Box 6327, Tallahassee, FL 32314.

Specify the type of information you are seeking and provide the business entity name or Division-assigned file number. A computer printout or “no-record” statement will be mailed to you.

By Courier ...

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