Online database of Apsostilles and Certificates of Authenticity.
The Corporations database was originally created from paper records and microfilm in 1985. At that time, only corporations, limited partnerships, business trusts and voluntary associations filed with the Secretary of State. The mainframe database was designed around the data needed for those company types.
Business4WV.com is your online portal to state business services in West Virginia. Start here to establish a new West Virginia business or bring your out-of-state company to the Mountain State. Return here to keep your business filings current.
A Charity search allows you to search our database to determine if a company is a registered charity within the state of WV.
This search will allow you to verify the authenticy of an SOS document by entering the document code found on the bottom of the page. It will say Document Code: _____ This is a new service provided by the SOS office and only applies to a limited set of new documents. We are working diligently to expand this service to all of our documents for the public.
Search records in the Executive Journal
This system will enable you to submit UCC financing statements to the West Virginia Secretary of State’s Office. The system will also enable you to search the UCC database, order certified and noncertified searches and download documents directly to your computer.
The individual data online service allows you to build and customize lists of businesses registered with the WV Secretary of State's Office.
You may also request bulk data, which will allow authorized monthly account holders to download bulk business entity and UCC data on file with the WV Secretary of State's Office.
Information and forms on registering for UCC or Business Bulk Data.
Here you can order a Certificate of Existence/Authorization. You will be able to pay online and print the certificate once payment is authorized.
Search of Service Of Process
Search the our online database of registered Trademarks.