Minnesota Secretary Of State - Business Data Available for Purchase
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Business Data Available for Purchase

The Secretary of State's office offers a variety of information of business data. All orders are fulfilled and sent electronically by email. 

NOTE: The telephone number and type of business conducted are NOT AVAILABLE from this office.


Active Business Data 

The data file includes the business name and the primary address on record for each active business.  

Active Business Data Onetime request $30.00

Active Business Data (Ongoing weekly order) $30.00 will debited from client account each week.

The data is provided as a comma separated value ( CSV) file. The file is delivered as a compressed (zip) file.

Note: A Registered User account will be required to access the Active Business Data file.

The following business types are included:

  • Assumed Name
  • Business Corporation (Domestic)
  • Business Corporation(Foreign)
  • Cooperative Association
  • Cooperative (Domestic)
  • Cooperative (Foreign)
  • Limited Liability Company (Domestic)
  • Limited Liability Company (Foreign)
  • Limited Liability Partnership (Domestic)
  • Limited Liability Partnership (Foreign)
  • Limited Partnership (Domestic)
  • Limited Partnership (Foreign)
  • Nonprofit Corporation (Domestic)
  • Nonprofit Corporation (Foreign)

To purchase Active Business Data, the order form and User Guide are listed below:    

Active Business Data Form

Active Business Data User Guide


Bulk Orders

You can purchase the entire business database or a specific business type.         

The following business types are available:

  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Business Corporations
  • Assumed Names (DBA or doing business as)
  • Limited Liability Partnerships
  • Nonprofit Corporations
  • Limited Partnerships
  • Cooperatives
  • Trademarks/Service Marks
  • Name Reservations

To purchase Bulk Business Data, order form, license agreement and implementation guide are listed below:  

Request form for bulk orders.pdf (includes fee information).  

Bulk Data License Agreement.pdf

Bulk Data Implementation Guide.pdf

Note: A Registered User Account will be required to access the Bulk Business Data. 


Name Search Requests

A name search will provide you with a list of business records for individuals and organizations who are listed on those records.

There is a $35 fee for each name searched.

NOTE: A name search can only be provided if the individual or organization name is in the database. Previous names may not be in the database and may not turn up in the search results.

Request form for name searches.pdf.


If you are interested in purchasing a bulk order request, please contact the Business Information Lines at (651) 296-2803 or 1-877-551-6767.