Welcome to the Tennessee Secretary of State's Website

News and Updates

The Tennessee State Library and Archives, TSLA, is scheduled to open to the public on April 13, 2021, in its new location on the northeast corner of the Bicentennial Mall at the intersection of Rep. John Lewis Way N. and Jefferson St.
Secretary of State Tre Hargett presented Cumberland County High School student Abbigail Miller with an award today for her second-place finish in the statewide 2020 Civics Essay Contest for students who served as poll officials in the presidential election.
Secretary of State Tre Hargett presented Pope John Paul II High School student Matthew Shipley with an award today for his first-place finish in the statewide 2020 Civics Essay Contest for students who served as poll officials in the presidential election.

Business Services

Business Information Search
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.
File an Annual Report
File or prepare an Annual Report for a business entity registered in the State of Tennessee.
Uniform Commercial Code
File UCC financing statements and access the UCC database.
Workers' Compensation Exemption Registry
List of Workers' Compensation Exemption Online Processes.

Charitable Solicitations and Gaming

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Online filing for the initial renewal registration or annual exemption for a charitable organization.
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The Fantasy Sports Act of 2016 requires fantasy sports operators to obtain a license with the Division of Charitable Solicitations,
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.
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If you are aware of false, misleading or deceptive fundraising activity, please notify the Division.

Elections

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The Tennessee Online Voter Registration System offers a convenient way for voters to easily register or change their address if they have moved. The system allows U.S. citizens with a driver’s license or photo ID issued by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security to register to vote online.
See the Proposed Constitutional Amendments
Voter Registration Information Lookup
This tool allows voters to review their registration information, see early voting and Election Day schedules and polling places.
Absentee By-mail Ballot Information
View information about absentee voting.

Tennessee State Library and Archives

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We're here to help you bring Tennessee history alive in the classroom!
Tennessee’s State Capitol is the subject of a new book published by the Office of Secretary of State Tre Hargett and created by the Tennessee State Library and Archives.

Highlighted Publications

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Board and Commission membership and vacancy information.
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Resolutions passed during the 112th General Assembly which met in 2021-2022.
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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.
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The Official Compilation of the Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee.
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Private Acts passed during the 112th General Assembly which met in 2021-2022.
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Executive order information.
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Public Acts passed during the 112th General Assembly which met in 2021-2022.
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Electronic meetings are filed with the secretary of state pursuant to T.C.A. § 8-44-108(b)(3).

Videos

This video explains what voters can expect when casting a ballot in the state of Tennessee. It is produced by the Tennessee Secretary of State's office and the Division of Elections.
Do you ever wonder if voting matters? This video explains 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.