Delaware SOS Business Entity And Corporation Search

The Division of Corporations of the Delaware Secretary of State maintains the record of business entities filed in the state. The record contains history of every company or entity that is registered under the Delaware Secretary of State.

The Division holds information regarding the following entities:

  • Corporations
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Limited Company
  • Limited Partnerships
  • Limited liability partnership

Delaware Business Entity Search

Below is a step by step guideline to find information about any business entity registered in the state of Delaware. To start your search, you will need the entity name or the file number. The file number is the unique identification number assigned to the business entity during the filing process. View the process below to learn how to use the Delaware Secretary of State tool.

1. To view the Delaware business entity search page, click here. (see the screenshot below for reference).

Delaware Business Entity Search

2. Type in the Entity Name in the required field. You can also fill in the File Number (this is not mandatory however). For this example, type in the name "DuPont" in the "Entity Name" field.

Delaware Corporate Entity Search

3. Click on the "Search" button. The Results Page will give you information regarding the entity name and file number as shown in the screenshot below.

Delaware Corporate Entity Search Results

4. Click on the name for more detailed information like file number, entity kind, and residency. Refer to the screenshot below:

Delaware Corporate Entity Details

5. The website also allows you to download the business entities annual report. (They allow you to download other important documents as well, but for a fee).

Delaware Secretary of State Seal

Information on Secretary of State Delaware

The Secretary of State of Delaware heads the Department of State of Delaware which oversees several public and government services. The current Secretary of State is Jeffrey W. Bullock.

The Delaware Secretary of State has a variety of responsibilities in the state, including economic development, transportation, education, culture and lifestyle issues of residents. He provides directions and frames policies for the various departments of the state.

The Delaware Secretary of State is also the head of Board of Pardons and is a member of the Delaware Economic and Finance Advisory Council (DEFAC).