Utah Business Entity & Corporation Search
In the state of Utah, Division of Corporations and Commercial Code is the primary body which looks after incorporation and regulation of businesses registered in the state. It is a subdivision of Utah Secretary of State.
The division maintains an online database of all the registered business entities in the state. The database can be accessed on the SOS website.
Before we go ahead with the search guide, here are a few points you should know:
- Business entity search can help in checking business name availability, file documents, and view contact information of any registered business
- Records of business trust, collection agency, corporation, DBA, LLC, LLP, and LCA can only be found online.
In the next section, we’ve shared step-by-step instruction on how to carry out the search.
Utah Business Entity Search
You can conduct a business entity search in Utah in three ways:
- By Business Name
- By Business Number/ID
- By Associated Executives Name (This method will cost you three dollars per search)
By Business Name
Step 1: Navigate to the Utah Business Search page by clicking here (opens in new tab). The page will look like the image shared below:
Step 2: Select ‘Business Name’ tab and enter the name of the business in the text field.
For example, let’s try searching for the term ‘Alex’.
Step 3: Next, click on the ‘Search‘ button.
- Default search is keyword based which means the search results will include all the records containing the searched string. For instance, if you enter ‘Alex’ in the search box, it will show all the businesses containing the word ‘Alex’ in the name.
- To conduct phrase search, enclose the search string within quotes.
Step 4: In the next page, you will be able to view the list of business entities that matched the searched criteria. Additionally, the following details will be shown for each record:
Note: The search results will show all the business entities that are either carrying out business activities in Utah or are located in Utah.
Step 6: Next, click on the desired business entity you are searching for.
Step 7: On the final page, you can view complete information about the business.
|Name||Name of the business entity|
|Entity Number||Unique Identity Number of the business|
|Company Type||Type of business: LLC/LLP/LP/LCA/Corporation: DBA – (Domestic/Foreign) – (Profit/Non-Profit)|
|Address||Registered Address of the Business|
|State of Origin||State in which the business was formed|
|Registered Agent||Name of the Registered Agent|
|Registered Agent Address||Address of the Registered Agent|
|Status||Current Status of the business- Active/Expired/Dissolved|
|Registration Date||Date on which the business came into existence|
|Last Renewed||When was the business last renewed|
|NAICS Code||NAICS code of the business|
|NAICS Title||Description of the NAICS code for better understanding|
Search by Business Number/ID
Step 1: Open the Utah Business Search page – Link.
Step 2: Click on the ‘Number‘ tab. You will see two text boxes separated by a sign of ‘–’.
Step 3: The business ID number is an 11 digit number assigned to each business by the SOS. Enter the number in the text box and click on ‘Search by number‘ button.
Step 4: If the number is valid, you will be able to view the business information on the next page.
Step 5: Click on the ‘Details‘ button to view complete business information.
Search by Associated Executives Name
(This method will cost you three dollars per search)
This form of search can help you find details about any company’s executive team comprising of directors, presidents, trustees, and officers amidst many.
Step 1: Go to the Business Search page of Utah – Link.
Step 2: Select ‘Executive Name‘ tab.
Step 3: Enter the name of the executive you are searching for in the text box.
Step 4: Click on the ‘Search’ button.
Step 5: On the next page, you will be able to view the search results.
Step 6: Select the person’s name you are looking for. Finally, you will be able to view the list of businesses he/she is associated with.
Secretary of State Contact Information
Heber M. Wells Building
160 E 300 S, 1st Floor
Salt Lake City Utah 84111
Utah Division of Corporations & Commercial Code
PO Box 146705
Salt Lake City Utah 84114-6705
|Phone Number||(801) 530-4849 / (877) 526-3994 (Toll Free)|
|Office Hours||8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Monday – Friday)|