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Mailing Address and Agency Location

California Secretary of State
[Include division or program name]
1500 11th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Public Contact Information

General Information: (916) 653-6814


Accessibility

If you have difficulty accessing any material on this site because of a disability, please send us an email, call (916) 653-6974, or write to us at 1500 11th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814, ATTN: Michael Green, ADA Coordinator.

Webmaster

For answers to technical questions related to this website, please email the Webmaster.


Business Programs


Business Entities

Forms, samples and fees, name availability information, information requests (certificates, copies and status reports)


Notary Public and Authentications

Notary public commissions, education, handbook, disciplinary guidelines, seal manufacturers

Mailing Address

Notary Public Section
P.O. Box 942877
Sacramento, CA 94277–0001

Phone Number

  • (916) 653-3595

Uniform Commercial Code

Forms and fees, information requests, liens, bulk orders

Mailing Address

Uniform Commercial Code
P.O. Box 942835
Sacramento, CA 94235–0001

Phone Number

  • (916) 653–3516

Authentications: Apostille or Certification

Authentication of public official signatures on documents to be used outside the United States

Mailing Address

Notary Public Section
P.O. Box 942877
Sacramento, CA 94277–0001

Phone Number

  • (916) 653–3595

Special Filings

Immigration consultant and various other bonds, joint powers, successor-in-interest, statement of facts - roster of public agencies, athlete agents

Mailing Address

Special Filings
P.O. Box 942877
Sacramento, CA 94277–0001

Phone Number

  • (916) 653–3984

Trademarks & Service Marks

Registration of trademarks and service marks, container brands, laundry marks and the names of farms, ranches, estates or villas

Mailing Address

Trademarks and Service Marks
P.O. Box 942877
Sacramento, CA 94277–0001

Phone Number

  • (916) 653–3984

Victims of Corporate Fraud Compensation Fund

Restitution to victims of corporate fraud

Mailing Address

Victims of Corporate Fraud Compensation Fund
P.O. Box 15659
Sacramento, CA 95852

Phone Number

  • (916) 651–9070

Elections Division

Voter registration, ballot measure updates, county elections officials, election results, voter registration statistics, election calendars, candidate information, voter information guides, voting systems

Mailing Address

Elections Division
1500 11th Street, 5th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone Numbers

  • Main Number: (916) 657-2166
  • TTY/TDD: (800) 833-8683
  • Voter Hotline: (800) 345-VOTE (8683)
  • Elections Division Fax: (916) 653-3214

Administration Office

Legislative and constituent services, media inquiries

Phone Numbers

  • Main Number: (916) 653-7244
  • Legislative Office: (916) 653-6774
  • Communications Office - Media Only: (916) 653-6575
  • Administration Office Fax: (916) 653-4795

California State Archives (a division of the California Secretary of State)

State historical records and materials

Mailing Addresses

California State Archives
1020 O Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone Number

  • General Information: (916) 653-7715
  • Reference Desk: (916) 653-2246

Management Services Division

Fiscal services, human resources/personnel office

Phone Numbers

  • Main Number: (916) 653-9314
  • Fiscal Services: (916) 653-9165
  • Human Resources/Personnel Office: (916) 653-6974

Political Reform Division

Campaign financing, lobbyist activities, electronic filing for candidates, committees and donors


Registries

Safe at Home Program

Confidential address program for victims of certain crimes

Phone Number

  • Main Number: (877) 322-5227
  • TTY/TDD: (916) 651-1304

Domestic Partners Registry

Register a domestic partnership, terminate a registry, change your address

Mailing Address

Domestic Partners Registry
P.O. Box 942877
Sacramento, CA 94277–0001

Phone Number

  • (916) 653-3984

Advance Health Care Directive Registry

Register an Advance Health Care Directive

Mailing Address

Advance Health Care Directive Registry
P.O. Box 942877
Sacramento, CA 94277–0001

Phone Number

  • (916) 653–3984