Service Options

Services Available – Online

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The required Statement of Information for most corporations can be submitted electronically and is processed generally in one business day. A free PDF copy of the filed Statement of Information will be returned electronically following confirmation of payment, if an email address is provided at the time of submission. Additional plain copies and certified copies may be requested at a later time by mail or in person (drop off). Refer to Information Requests for information about obtaining additional copies.


Note: Statements of Information for limited liability companies and common interest developments must be submitted on paper, by mail or in person (drop off), at this time. 

  • Business Search: Corporation, limited liability company and limited partnership information, including the complete entity name, entity number, formation, registration or conversion date, status, jurisdiction, entity address, and the name and address of the agent for service of process.
  • Processing Times: Get the current processing times for requests received by mail or in person at our Sacramento office to determine which method of submission meets your needs.
  • Disclosure Search: Information reported by publicly traded corporations that have filed a Corporate Disclosure Statement in California.

Services Available – Sacramento Office

A business entity request can be submitted by mail or dropped off in person at our Sacramento Office to:

Special Handling Service (Drop-off): A request dropped off in person at the public counter will receive priority processing over requests submitted by mail. Drop-off requests must include a separate, non–refundable special handling fee for each request. Note: There is no special handling service available for a request to file an annual or biennial statement. If a request to file an annual or biennial statement is dropped off in person at the public counter, the request will be processed with requests received by mail on that date.

Preclearance and Expedited Filing Services: A request can be submitted in person for the preclearance of a document prior to an intended file date or for the expedited filing of a document within a guaranteed time frame for a specified non–refundable fee.

Services Available – Los Angeles Regional Office

Our Los Angeles regional office provides limited services relating to corporations. For detailed information about the services available, please see our Regional Office webpage.