Election Outlook: The Secretary of State Reminds Texans to Plan Their Trip to the Polls  |  More about Identification Requirements for Voting  |  Am I Registered to Vote?  |  Voter Information  |  Voting Issues for Texas Harvey Evacuees  |  2018 Texas Election Security Update
Close this message Various applications including SOSDirect will be unavailable on Friday, August 23rd from 7 p.m. until Saturday, August 24th at noon. Maintenance details.
SOSDirect - Search and file business names and documents online.
Online Searching and Filing

Welcome to Business Services

Quick Start

The Corporations Section is responsible for the receipt, filing and permanent maintenance and retention of documents that create or affect business organizations and non-profit entities under the following Texas statutes:

In addition, the Section reviews state trade and service mark applications pursuant to Chapter 16, Business & Commerce Code.

The Section also provides records information by telephone and email and provides plain and certified copies upon request. Although the Section continues to accept documents by fax and mail, an increasing number of documents are received through electronic submission on SOSDirect.

For questions regarding specific information not found on our website or contact information for specific areas of the Section, please Contact Us.