Secretary of State (SOS)
The Secretary of State's office is comprised of nearly 500 people who are dedicated to making government more transparent and accessible in the areas of elections, business, political campaigning, legislative advocacy, and historical treasures.
General Information: 916-653-6814
Phone Hours of Availability: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Frequently Asked Questions
Phone or online requests for a Certificates of Status are not available at this time.
Internet point-of-contact for elections and voting, political reform, campaign finance, state archives, corporations and limited partnerships, and notary public. http://www.sos.ca.gov/
Learn more about the Business Entities Section of the Secretary of State here. http://www.sos.ca.gov/business-programs/business-entities/
View links to business programs Forms and Fees webpages here. http://www.sos.ca.gov/business-programs/forms/
Mailing Address and Agency Location. California Secretary of State: [Include division or program name]: 1500 11th Street: Sacramento, CA 95814 ... http://www.sos.ca.gov/administration/contact-information
Disclaimer: This tool allows you to search the Secretary of State's California Business Search database for abstracts of information for domestic stock, domestic ... http://kepler.sos.ca.gov/
The Business Programs Division, the largest division of the Secretary of State's office, supports California Businesses by registering and authenticating business ... http://www.sos.ca.gov/business-programs/
Suspension/forfeiture notices from the Secretary of State or Franchise Tax Board. Complaints about a business entity. Copies of records and/or a Certificate of ... http://www.sos.ca.gov/business-programs/business-entities/faqs
Voter information guide, election dates and results. Published by the California Secretary of State. http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/