Business Services - Online Services

The new system also contains an online verification feature that will allow you to visit our website and enter information from the document to verify the authenticity of the Apostille or Authentication. Click here to visit the verification website.
Search by business name or Secretary of State Control Number in order to file annual reports and other amendments or to view the business detail.
Download the Tennessee Business Services business entity database.
File or prepare an Annual Report for a business entity registered in the State of Tennessee.
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.
Download a fillable 'PDF' file to be used to submit Articles of Correction to a previously filed Motor Vehicle Temporary Lien.
Download the Tennessee Motor Vehicle Temporary Lien database.
Online file, search, and download Motor Vehicle Temporary Liens.
Online access to Motor Vehicle Temporary Lien records. Search by debtor name, VIN, or document number to obtain information on Motor Vehicle Temporary Liens.
Nonresident Fiduciary Search
Form or register a new business entity, find and update business records, request a certificate of existence, or file an annual report.
File a new Subsequent Workers' Compensation Exemption Registration in the registry. If you have an Initial Registration and have an additional business entity to register, file a Subsequent Registration.
File an Initial Workers' Compensation Exemption Registration in the registry.
Renew an existing Initial or Subsequent Workers' Compensation Exemption Registration.
Request, pay for, receive, and/or verify a Certificate of Existence online.
Obtain an official copy of an existing Workers' Compensation Exemption Registration, as was provided at the time the exemption was filed.
Search the business services database to determine if a business name is available.
Search the Workers' Compensation Exemption Registry and view general information about an Exemption Registration.
This database lists unexpired Notary Commissions issued by the Tennessee Secretary of State.
This database reflects all unarchived process served through the Tennessee Secretary of State as of three working days prior to today's date. Service of Process records are archived on an annual basis.
The download includes images of Trademark/Servicemark documents processed by the Tennessee Secretary of State's office.
This database reflects active trademarks/servicemarks on file with the Tennessee Secretary of State. Both 'Active' and 'Cancelled' marks are searchable.
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