Non Profit Corporations

NOTE: If you are a nonprofit organization that solicits contributions, from or within Tennessee, you may need to register with the Division of Charitable Solicitations and Gaming. Please visit sos.tn.gov/charitable or call 615-741-2555 for more information.

Non Profit Highlighted Services

Form or register a new business entity, find and update business records, request a certificate of existence, or file an annual report.
File documents to form or register a new business with the Tennessee Secretary of State.
File or prepare an Annual Report for a business entity registered in the State of Tennessee.
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This video demonstrates how to file an annual report for a nonprofit corporation with the Tennessee Secretary of State Division of Business Services.
Download the Tennessee Business Services business entity database.
Search the business services database to determine if a business name is available.
Request, pay for, receive, and/or verify a Certificate of Existence online.
Form or register a new business entity, find and update business records, request a certificate of existence, or file an annual report.
Search for a business by business name or Secretary of State control number in order to file annual reports and other amendments or to view the business detail.
File documents to form or register a new business with the Tennessee Secretary of State.
File or prepare an Annual Report for a business entity registered in the State of Tennessee.