Texas Secretary Of State Office

We provide information for the Texas SOS office below. If you need assistance, then use the information listed on this page to contact the Texas Secretary of State Office. If you are looking to start a business and want to see if the business name is available, then view how to use the Texas business entity and corporation search page.

Entity Formation Fees For Texas

Below we list the fees to file articles of organization to form a business entity in Texas.

LLC Business Corporation Nonprofit
$300 $300 + optional 2.7% credit card convenience fee $25

Texas State Licensing Agencies

Below is a listing of the state-level licensing agencies within Texas that a business should check for business license requirements.

Licensing Agency Contact Information
Public Utility Commission of Mailing address:
1701 N. Congress Avenue, PO Box 13326
Austin, TX 78711

Phone: 512-936-7000

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Email: customer@puc.texas.gov
Attorney General - Consumer Protection Division Mailing address:
P.O. Box 12548
Austin, TX 78711-2548

Phone: 800-621-0508

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Board of Architectural Examiners: Architects, Interior Designers, Landscape Architects Physical address:
Hobby Building, 333 Guadalupe, Suite 2-350
Austin, TX 78701

Mailing address:
TBAE, P.O. Box 12337
Austin, TX 78711

Phone: (512) 305-9000
Fax: (512) 305-8900

Web: Home Name search
Email: CustomerService@tbae.state.tx.us
Board of Professional Engineers Physical address:
1917 S Interstate 35
Austin, TX 78741

Phone: 512-440-7723
Fax: 512-440-0417

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Email: info@engineers.texas.gov
Board of Professional Land Surveying Physical address:
12100 Park 35 Circle Bldg. A, Suite 156 MC-230
Austin, TX 78753

Phone: 512-239-5263
Fax: 512-239-5253

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Comptroller Physical address:
Lyndon B. Johnson State Office Building, 111 East 17th Street
Austin, TX 78774

Mailing address:
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, P.O. Box 13528, Capitol Station
Austin, TX 78711-3528

Phone: 1-800-252-5555

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Department of Insurance Physical address:
333 Guadalupe
Austin, TX 78701

Phone: 800-578-4677

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Email: License@tdi.texas.gov
Department of Licensing and Regulation Physical address:
Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, 920 Colorado
Austin, TX 78701

Phone: (512) 463-6599
Fax: (512) 463-9468

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Department of Public Safety Phone: (512) 424-2000

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Lottery - Charitable Bingo Operations Division Phone: 512-344-5000

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Real Estate Commission Mailing address:
PO Box 12188
Austin, TX 78711

Phone: 512-936-3000
Fax: 512-936-3864

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Email: information@trec.texas.gov
Secretary of State - Corporations Section Mailing address:
Corporations Section - Secretary of State, P.O. Box 13697
Austin, TX 78711

Phone: 512-475-2755

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: sosdirect@sos.state.tx.us
Secretary of State - Registrations Unit Mailing address:
P.O. Box 13193
Austin, Texas 78711

Phone: 512-475-0775
Fax: 512-475-2815

Web: Name search
Email: registrationsunit_assist@sos.tx.gov
State Board of Pharmacy Physical address:
333 Guadalupe, Ste 3-600
Austin, TX 78701

Phone: 512-305-8000
Fax: 512-305-8082

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Email: gay.dodson@pharmacy.texas.gov
State Board of Public Accountancy Physical address:
333 Guadalupe, Tower III, Suite 900
Austin, TX 78701

Phone: 512-305-7800
Fax: 512-305-7854

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Workforce Commission Mailing address:
Texas Workforce Commission, 101 E 15th St, Rm 665
Austin, TX 78778

Phone: 512-463-2699

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Email: tax@twc.state.tx.us
  • SOS Office Location

    Texas Secretary of State - Corporations Section
    1019 Brazos
    Austin, TX 78701

  • SOS Office Phone Number

    The Texas SOS office phone number is 512-475-2755.

  • SOS State Website

    To view the Texas SOS website, please click here.

Map of Texas Secretary of State - Corporations Section