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The Florida Department of State’s Division of Corporations serves as the State of Florida’s official business entity index.

The Division is a ministerial filing agency with two broad functional services: formalizing the legal standing of a business or activity by accepting and indexing the filing or registration; and supplying information and certification regarding the filings and activities of record.

The Division maintains over 8 million records and annually performs approximately 5 million activities.

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  • Corporations
Articles of Incorporation (850) 245-6052
Amendments (850) 245-6050
Annual Report (850) 245-6059
Dissolutions/Withdrawals (850) 245-6050
Foreign Qualification (850) 245-6051
Reinstatement (850) 245-6059
  • Fictitious Name
Registrations (DBAs)
P.O. Box 1300, Tallahassee, FL 32302
(850) 245-6059
  • Liens
Federal Liens (850) 245-6011
Judgment Liens (850) 245-6011
  • Limited Liability Companies
Articles of Organization (850) 245-6052
Amendments (850) 245-6050
Annual Report (850) 245-6059
Dissolutions/Withdrawals (850) 245-6050
Foreign Registration (850) 245-6051
Reinstatement (850) 245-6059
  • Partnerships
  (850) 245-6051
  • Trademarks and Service Marks
  (850) 245-6051
  • Other Services
Copies, Certified Copies and Certificates of Status (850) 245-6053
Notary Filing (850) 245-6975
Online Filing Assistance (850) 245-6939
Substitute Service of Process (850) 245-6953
Apostille, Incumbency and Notarial Certification
P.O. Box 6800, Tallahassee, FL 32314
(850) 245-6053
Cable and Video Franchise
P.O. Box 6327, Tallahassee, FL 32314
(850) 245-6010



Division of Corporations
P.O. Box 6327
Tallahassee, FL 32314

Specify the type of information you are seeking and provide the business entity name or Division-assigned file number.


Division of Corporations
The Centre of Tallahassee
2415 N. Monroe Street
Suite 810
Tallahassee, FL 32303


Computer printouts, document images and blank forms are available to download and print at Sunbiz.org.

Online filing is available and encouraged for new business filings, dissolutions, withdrawals and reinstatements.

Requests for certificates of status (aka certificates of good standing) may be requested, paid for and downloaded using our online application.

For a listing of state agencies of interest to small businesses: dos.myflorida.com/sunbiz/contact/

State Government Telephone Directory Assistance
(866) 693-6748 or (850) 488-1234

“The Florida Department of State Division of Corporations continually strives to improve our services to Florida businesses by providing secure, efficient filing services. In the next few years, Florida business owners can expect progressive changes to our systems that will further improve how they submit their online filings.”

Laurel M. Lee
Secretary of State