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Accessible Building Entrances: Capitol - North Lobby; Rudder Building - Brazos Street West side door street level

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+ SOSDirect - Online business filings and searching

Section Mailing Address:
Business & Commercial Section
Secretary of State
P.O. Box 13697
Austin, TX 78711-3697

Section Delivery Address:
1019 Brazos St.
Austin, TX 78701

Office Hours 
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

E-mail
Phone: (512) 463-5555

+ Copies, certificates and bulk orders

Section Mailing Address:
Business & Commercial Section
Secretary of State
P.O. Box 13697
Austin, TX 78711-3697

Section Delivery Address:
1019 Brazos St.
Austin, TX 78701

Office Hours 
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

E-mail
Phone: (512) 463-5578

+ Nonprofit and limited partnership periodic reports, LLP registrations & annual reports

Section Mailing Address:
Business & Commercial Section
Secretary of State
P.O. Box 13697
Austin, TX 78711-3697

Section Delivery Address:
1019 Brazos St.
Austin, TX 78701

Office Hours 
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

E-mail
Phone: (512) 475-2705

+ Payment, revocations, refunds

Section Mailing Address:
Business & Commercial Section
Secretary of State
P.O. Box 13697
Austin, TX 78711-3697

Section Delivery Address:
1019 Brazos St.
Austin, TX 78701

Office Hours 
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

E-mail 
Phone: (512) 475-2814

+ Trademarks

Section Mailing Address:
Business & Commercial Section
Secretary of State
P.O. Box 13697
Austin, TX 78711-3697

Section Delivery Address:
1019 Brazos St.
Austin, TX 78701

Office Hours 
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

E-mail
Phone: (512) 463-9760

+ Public information requests

Open Records Policy

For fastest service, please address your request to the appropriate department at the Office of the Secretary of State:

Information about corporations and other business entities registered with this agency

In person: Corporations Section, 1019 Brazos St., Austin, TX 78701
By mail: Corporations Section, P.O. Box 13697, Austin, TX 78711-3697
By fax: (512) 463-5709
By e-mail

The Secretary of State’s computer database, including corporation and other business entity information, may also be accessed over the Internet through SOSDirect.

Information about Uniform Commercial Code Filings

In person: Uniform Commercial Code Section, 1019 Brazos St., Austin, TX 78701
By mail: Uniform Commercial Code Section, P.O. Box 13193, Austin, TX 78711-3193
By fax: (512) 475-2812
By e-mail

The Secretary of State’s computer database, including corporation and other business entity information, may also be accessed over the Internet through SOSDirect.

Elections and Voter Information

In person: Elections Division, James E. Rudder Bldg., 1019 Brazos St., Austin, TX 78701
By mail: Elections Division, P.O. Box 12060, Austin, TX 78711-2060
By fax: (512) 475-2811
By e-mail

Notary Public Information

In person: Notary Public Unit, 1019 Brazos St., Austin, TX 78701
By mail: Notary Public Unit, P.O. Box 13375, Austin, TX 78711-3375
By fax: (512) 463-0873
By e-mail

Authentications Information (Documents requiring an apostille or certificate for foreign use)

In person: Authentications Unit, 1019 Brazos St., Austin, TX 78701
By mail: Authentications Unit, P.O. Box 13550, Austin, TX 78711-3550
By fax: (512) 463-0873
By e-mail

Citations Information

In person: Citations Unit, 1019 Brazos St., Austin, TX 78701
By mail: Citations Unit, P.O. Box 12079, Austin, TX 78711-2079
By fax: (512) 463-0873
By e-mail

Information about Filings with the Registrations Unit

In person: Registrations Unit, 1019 Brazos St. Austin, TX 78701
By mail: Registrations Unit, P.O. Box 13550, Austin, TX 78711-3550
By fax: (512) 475-2815
By e-mail

All Other Public Information Requests

In person: Office of the General Counsel, Capitol Bldg. 1E.8, Austin, TX 78701
By mail: Office of the General Counsel, P.O. Box 12887, Austin, TX 78711-2887
By fax: (512) 475-2761
By e-mail

+ Voter questions

Section Mailing Address:
Elections Division
Secretary of State 
P.O. Box 12060
Austin, TX 78711-2060

Section Physical Address:
Elections Division
Secretary of State
1019 Brazos St.
Austin, TX 78701

Phone Numbers
1 (800) 252-VOTE (8683)
(512) 463-5650
Our agency email

Office Hours 
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Need to File an Election Complaint?
Complaint Form (PDF) Do not use this form for campaign-related complaints; contact Texas Ethics Commission

+ Administrating elections

Section Mailing Address:
Elections Division
Secretary of State 
P.O. Box 12060
Austin, TX 78711-2060

Section Physical Address:
Elections Division
Secretary of State
1019 Brazos St.
Austin, TX 78701

Phone Numbers
1 (800) 252-VOTE (8683)
(512) 463-5650
Our agency email

Office Hours 
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Need to File an Election Complaint?
Complaint Form (PDF) Do not use this form for campaign-related complaints; contact Texas Ethics Commission

+ Filing an election complaint

Section Mailing Address:
Elections Division
Secretary of State 
P.O. Box 12060
Austin, TX 78711-2060

Section Physical Address:
Elections Division
Secretary of State
1019 Brazos St.
Austin, TX 78701

Phone Numbers
1 (800) 252-VOTE (8683)
(512) 463-5650
Our agency email

Office Hours 
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Need to File an Election Complaint?
Complaint Form (PDF) Do not use this form for campaign-related complaints; contact Texas Ethics Commission

+ Getting an apostille

Authentications Unit

Unit Mailing Address:
Citations Unit
Secretary of State
P.O. Box 12079
Austin, TX 78711-2079

Unit Physical Address:
Government and Public Filings Division
Secretary of State
1019 Brazos St.
Austin, TX 78701

Office Hours 
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

E-mail
Phone: (512) 463-5705

+ Legal documents served (agent for process)

Citations Unit

Unit Mailing Address:
Citations Unit
Secretary of State
P.O. Box 12079
Austin, TX 78711-2079

Section Physical Address:
Government and Public Filings Division
Secretary of State
1019 Brazos St.
Austin, TX 78701

Office Hours 
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

E-mail
Phone: (512) 463-5560

+ Notary public applications

Notary Public Unit

Unit Mailing Address:
Notary Public Unit
Secretary of State
P.O. Box 13375
Austin, TX 78711-3375

Section Physical Address:
Government and Public Filings Division
Secretary of State
1019 Brazos St.
Austin, TX 78701

Office Hours 
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

E-mail
Phone: (512) 463-5705

+ State administrative rules and open meetings

Texas Register

Section Mailing Address:
Texas Register
Secretary of State
P.O. Box 12887
Austin, Texas 78711-2887

Section Physical Address:
1019 Brazos St.
Austin, TX 78701

(512) 463-5561
Email
Fax (512) 463-5569

+ Legislative bills

Texas Register

Section Mailing Address:
Texas Register
Secretary of State
P.O. Box 12887
Austin, TX 78711-2887

Section Physical Address:
1019 Brazos St.
Austin, TX 78701

(512) 463-5561
Email
Fax (512) 463-5569

+ Mexican and border affairs

Mexican and Border Affairs

Mailing Address:
Texas Secretary of State 
P.O. Box 12887
Austin, TX 78711-2887

Physical Address:
1100 Congress 
Capitol Bldg., Room 1E.8
Austin, TX 78701

Office Hours 
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

David Zapata
Assistant Secretary of State for Mexican and Border Affairs
Phone (512) 463-5770
Fax (512) 475-2761

Enriqueta "Keta" Caballero
Director of Border Affairs
Phone (956) 969-9075
Fax (956) 969-9079

+ International relations

International Protocol

Mailing Address:
Texas Secretary of State 
P.O. Box 12887
Austin, TX 78711-2887

Physical Address:
1100 Congress 
Capitol Bldg., Room 1E.8
Austin, TX 78701

Office Hours 
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Cammy Jones
Director of International Protocol
Office of the Texas Secretary of State
Phone: 512-463-5268
Fax: 512-475-2761

Scheduling requests should be submitted in writing by fax or email.

+ Uniform commercial code

Section Mailing Address:
Uniform Commercial Code
Secretary of State
P.O. Box 13193
Austin, TX 78711-3193

Delivery Address:
1019 Brazos
Austin, TX 78701

Section Physical Address:
Uniform Commercial Code Division
Secretary of State
James E. Rudder Bldg.
1019 Brazos St.
Austin, Texas 78701

Office Hours 
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Telephone
Filing assistance, information requests, SOSDirect and general questions
E-mail
Phone: (512) 475-2703

SOSDirect
Electronic filing and search questions
E-mail
Phone: (512) 475-2703

Fax Transmissions
Fax Number: (512) 475-2812

Legal Department
Specific filing questions, public information requests
E-mail
Phone: (512) 463-5586

+ Athlete agents, automobile clubs, health spas and membership camping resorts

Registrations Unit

Unit Mailing Address:
Registrations Unit
Secretary of State
P.O. Box 13193
Austin, TX 78711-3193

Section Physical Address:
Government and Public Filings Division
Secretary of State
1019 Brazos St.
Austin, TX 78701

Office Hours 
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

E-mail
Phone: (512) 475-0775

+ Business opportunities, credit services organizations and third-party debt collectors bonds

Registrations Unit

Unit Mailing Address:
Registrations Unit
Secretary of State
P.O. Box 13193
Austin, TX 78711-3193

Section Physical Address:
Government and Public Filings Division
Secretary of State
1019 Brazos St.
Austin, TX 78701

Office Hours 
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

E-mail
Phone: (512) 475-0775

+ Commercial use of the State Seal of Texas

Registrations Unit

Unit Mailing Address:
Registrations Unit
Secretary of State
P.O. Box 13193
Austin, TX 78711-3193

Section Physical Address:
Government and Public Filings Division
Secretary of State
1019 Brazos St.
Austin, TX 78701

Office Hours 
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

E-mail
Phone: (512) 475-0775

+ Municipal boundary changes and property rights

Registrations Unit

Unit Mailing Address:
Registrations Unit
Secretary of State
P.O. Box 13193
Austin, TX 78711-3193

Section Physical Address:
Government and Public Filings Division
Secretary of State
1019 Brazos St.
Austin, TX 78701

Office Hours 
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

E-mail
Phone: (512) 475-0775

+ Public safety organizations and their solicitors, telephone solicitors and veterans organizations and their solicitors

Registrations Unit

Unit Mailing Address:
Registrations Unit
Secretary of State
P.O. Box 13193
Austin, TX 78711-3193

Section Physical Address:
Government and Public Filings Division
Secretary of State
1019 Brazos St.
Austin, TX 78701

Office Hours 
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

E-mail
Phone: (512) 475-0775

+ Media Inquiries

Mailing Address:
Texas Secretary of State 
P.O. Box 12887
Austin, TX 78711-2887

Physical Address:
1100 Congress 
Capitol Bldg., Room 1E.8
Austin, TX 78701

Office Hours 
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Stephen Chang
Director of Communications
Phone: (512) 463-6116

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