Nebraska Business Entity & Corporation Search

Nebraska (NE) State ShapeNebraska Secretary of State maintains a database of all the business entities registered in the state. It stores information such as incorporators details, business address, annual reports and more. All these data are provided to the public for free and can be accessed on the SOS website.

The business entity search is useful particularly when someone is looking for:

  • Check availability of the business name
  • Find out the current status of the business
  • Download Certificate of Good Standing and filed documents

This article guides you through the process of searching for a business entity registered in the State of Nebraska (NE).

Nebraska Business Entity Search

One can conduct the search in 2 ways:

  • By Business Name
  • By Account Number

 Search by Name

Step 1: Navigate to Nebraska business entity search page – Link (opens in new tab).

Step 2: You will be presented with the following filters to conduct the search:

Nebraska (NE) Business Entity Search

  • Name Starts With – Fetches all the business names that start with the entered search string. Minimum 3 letter needs to be entered.
  • Name Keyword Match – Searches by the occurrence of the entered keyword in the business name.
    • Match all words – Entries containing all the keywords entered are shown.
    • Match Any Words  – Entries containing any of the keywords are shown.
  • Name Sounds like – Shows business names which sound like the search string (based on Soundex).
  • Name exact match – Shows results which exactly match the search string.

Based on the information available with you choose the appropriate filter.

Step 3: Fill the captcha and click on ‘Perform Search‘ button.

Step 4: On the next page, list of business entities matching the search query will be shown. Below is the sample result for the search query starting with the word ‘alex’.

Nebraska (NE) Business Entity Search Result Page

Following information about each business is listed on the page:

  • Business Entity Name
  • Secretary of State Account Number
  • Type
  • Status

Step 5: With the information available, narrow down to the business entity you were searching for.

Step 6: Click on the “Details”  beside business name to view the complete information available.

Step 7: On the final page, you will be able to view the following information:

NameBusiness Entity Name
SOS Account NumberBusiness ID number
StatusBusiness Status – Active/Inactive/Dissolved
Principal Office AddressBusiness Address
Registered Agent and Office AddressRegistered Agent’s Name & Address
Nature of BusinessShort description of the business
Entity TypeBusiness Entity Type – LLC/LLP/Corporation (Domestic/Foreign)
Date FiledDate of business registration

One can also purchase filed documents related to the business. For each page, the cost is 0.45$.

Nebraska (NE) Business Entity Details
Sample Result for Alex Auto Repair LLC

 Search by Account Number

Secretary of State assigns a unique 8 digit number to every business registered in the state. Using this number one can directly search for information about the business:

Step 1: Open Nebraska secretary of state business search page – Link.

Step 2: Enter the 8 digit business registration number in ‘Account Number‘ field.

Step 3: Complete the captcha and click on ‘Perform Search‘ button.

Step 4: On the next page, you will be able to view information about the concerned business entity. If the account number is incorrect, you will receive an error.

 Contact Information

AddressPhysical Address
Nebraska Secretary of State,
Corporation Division
1201 N Street, Suite 120,
Lincoln, NE 68508 (Directions)Mailing Address
Nebraska Secretary of State,
Corporation Division
P.O. Box 94608,
Lincoln, NE 68509-4608
Contact Number
  • Telephone – (402) 471-4079
  • Fax – (402) 471-3666
Emailsos.corp@nebraska.gov
Office Hours8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Mon to Fri) Sat/Sun – Closed

Links & References

  1. https://quickstart.sos.nh.gov/
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Secretary_of_State_of_Nebraska

Last Updated: 05/10/2018

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