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Corporations Section Forms

The secretary of state has promulgated certain forms designed to meet statutory requirements and facilitate filings with the office. Use of the forms is permissive.

Selection or completion of a form found on this web site is the responsibility of the user and the user's attorney. The forms and information provided by the secretary of state are not intended to provide legal advice or to substitute for the advice of an attorney. If you have specific legal questions, consult your attorney.

Online access to the business entity and UCC databases is available through SOSDirect. For information on SOSDirect or to subscribe, call (512) 463-5555.

These forms are for filing domestic business and nonprofit entity formations, foreign entity registrations, amendments, terminations, and other business filings with the secretary of state.
These forms are for filing Professional Association Annual Statements and Periodic Reports for Limited Partnerships and Nonprofit Corporations.
These forms are for filing trademark applications, renewals, assignments, and transfers.