Welcome to the New York Department of State's Division of Corporations, State Records and Uniform Commercial Code. The Division examines, files, and maintains numerous documents vital to business and state government including state and local laws, oaths of office, trademarks, certificates of incorporation, and Uniform Commercial Code Article 9 financing statements.

    Corps
Corpsearch  Licensing Search
NOTE:The Division of Corporations, State Records and Uniform Commercial Code does not provide legal advice or assist with the completion of forms. Please ask the guidance of an attorney where necessary. Do not call the Division to verify receipt of your filing or other service request. The large volume of filings and other service requests makes it impractical for Division staff to verify receipt.
Biennial Statement FAQ’s for Corporations and LLCs EIN / Tax ID Numbers
Business Corporation Formation Five Year Statement FAQ’s for Limited Liability Partnerships
Benefit Corporation Formation Games of Chance
Limited Liability Company Formation (LLC) Laws of New York Online
Certificates of Good Standing, etc. Limited Partnership Formation
Certificate of Assumed Name Notice of Claim and Certificate of Designation
  for Service of Notice of Claim
Copies of Documents Oath/Affirmation of State Employees and
  Public Officers
Dissolution Service of Process/Notice of Claim
Name Availability State Notice/Further State Notice (pdf)
Not-for-Profit Corporation Formation Service Mark Registration
Uniform Commercial Code Forms & Fees Trademark Registration
  Condominium Declarations