Customer Service Update: July 4, 2023


NEW Online Services: For faster service, UCC, Business Entities and Trademark filings, searches and orders are available online at A bizfile Online account is required to submit Corporations, Limited Liability Companies and Limited Partnerships filings online. Instructions to set up a bizfile Online account are provided in the bizfile Online Account Setup and User Access Guide (PDF). Online Expedite Service is available for Corporations, Limited Liability Companies and Limited Partnerships. Online submissions will have priority over drop-off and mail submissions.

Sacramento Office: Our Sacramento office will reopen to the public on Wednesday, July 5th. The 2nd floor counter services will include apostilles, domestic partnerships, and other special filings. The 3rd floor counter services will include business entities, business entities records, statements of information, and uniform commercial code filings. Expedite and preclearance services remain suspended until further notice, and no date for resuming these services has been determined. 

Los Angeles Office: In-person, same day service is available for authentication (apostille) requests and domestic partnership filings. All other requests should be directed to the Sacramento office.

Sacramento Secretary of State building

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(excluding state holidays)

Office Location

1500 11th Street, 2nd and 3rd Floors
Sacramento, CA 95814
Sacramento Office – Driving Directions