Welcome to the Tennessee Secretary of State's Website

News and Updates

New business filings indicate Tennessee's economy will continue to grow, according to an economic report released Thursday.
The Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA) is proud to recognize six new graduates of the Tennessee Archives Institute.
The 2015-2016 edition of the Tennessee Blue Book will be dedicated to the late U.S. Sen. Howard H. Baker, Jr. of Scott County.

Business Services

Online file UCC financing statements and access the UCC database.
Online file, search, and download Motor Vehicle Temporary Liens.
List of Workers' Compensation Exemption Online Processes.
Online access to over one million UCC records. Search by debtor name or UCC document number to obtain information on UCC1 Financing Statements maintained by the Division of Business Services.

Charitable Solicitations and Gaming

Online filing for the initial renewal registration or annual exemption for a charitable organization.
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If you are aware of false, misleading or deceptive fundraising activity, please notify the Division.
You should always ask why the charitable organization is seeking donations, how the money will be spent and if the organization is registered with the State of Tennessee.


Need to register to vote, update your address, submit a change of name request or request a duplicate voter registration card? Contact your local county election commission office.
The GoVoteTN app allows Tennesseans the opportunity to view their sample ballot, locate their polling location and learn about their district.
The Honor Vote program gives Tennesseans the opportunity to dedicate their vote to active-duty military personnel and veterans.

TN State Library and Archives

Tennessee Electronic Library
A collection of 40+ databases that provide access to over 400,000 magazine, journal, and newspaper articles, essays, podcasts, videos, e-books, primary source materials, and more!
Search this online directory of public libraries and services in Tennessee by county, region, or city.
TeVA (Tennessee Virtual Archive) is a digital repository of Tennessee history and culture. New materials are added every day, featuring prints, photographs, maps, manuscripts, audio clips, and more.
TSLA welcomes interns and volunteers who would like to be involved in aspects of library and archival work.

Highlighted Publications

The Official Compilation of the Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee
Private acts passed during the 109th General Assembly which met in 2015.
Public acts passed during the 109th General Assembly which met in 2015.
Resolutions passed during the 109th General Assembly which met in 2015.
2013-2014 Tennessee Blue Book serves as a manual of useful information on our state and government, both past and present.
Board and Commission membership and vacancy information.
Executive Orders are filed in the Division of Publications of the office of the Secretary of State.
Every person who shall be chosen or appointed to any office of trust or profit under this Constitution, or any law made in pursuance thereof, shall, before entering on the duties thereof, take an oath to support the Constitution of this State, and of the United States, and an oath of office.


Do you ever wonder if voting matters? This video explain why your vote actually does matter and why you should vote in this upcoming election.
A documentary on the building and functions of the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
The video, which has a running time of just under 30 minutes, is narrated by former Gov. Winfield Dunn. It covers some of the highlights of Henry's career and includes remarks from people who worked with him through the years.
A documentary on the building and grounds of the Tennessee State Capitol.