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Business Data Available

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

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


Business Bulk Data

To place a Business Bulk Data order request, please submit the required order request form, and for commercial users, license agreement which is listed below. See Implementation Guide below for more details on what is included in the Business Bulk Data. 


  • Non-Commercial Users

If you are a member of the news media, a journalist, a researcher or have a non-commercial use for this data, you may receive the data at no charge. Please complete and return the    

MBLS Business Services Bulk Data Request for Data at No Charge


  • Commercial Users

If you don't meet the criteria for Non-Commercial use, please complete and return the MBLS Business Services Bulk Data Request for Commercial Users

and Business Bulk License Agreement along with required fee.



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


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 be 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


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.


Please contact the Business Information Lines at (651) 296-2803 or 1-877-551-6767 if you have further Bulk Order questions.