Because of a scheduled outage, beginning Friday, Jan. 13th at approximately 5 pm, the Sec. of State’s office will be unable to send email, receive email, and process online transactions. They anticipate that online services will be operational before Monday, Jan. 16th.


The California Secretary of State’s Office has a new and improved business entity search tool that allows you to see certain filed documents.

They have also made some changes to corporation dissolution forms and added filing tips to help prevent rejected filings.


Sec. of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is continuing her commitment to helping Veterans start and grow business with her “Boots to Business” initiative. She hopes to pass legislation that would waive the initial registration fee for veteran-owned businesses and also waive the annual report filing fee for the first four years of business operation.


Legacy Corpnet site ( will be retired as of Jan. 20, 2017. To access entity information, obtain forms and to file online you will need to go to .

All Secretary of State offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16th for Martin Luther King Day.