New Hampshire offers friendly conditions for starting a new business. There are several conditions you must meet before you get approval for registering your business name. The name must be distinguishable and include designators like Inc. Corp. and LLC. The SOS website is easy to navigate and you will find all the services you are looking for with ease.

Before you register a business in New Hampshire, the first step you should take is to confirm if the name is already taken. Visit the New Hampshire Business Name Lookup page and search for your proposed name. If you find the name in the database, it means it is already taken and you need to propose a different one. If you do not find the name, it means no one has registered it and you can proceed with the registration process.

The New Hampshire Secretary of State keeps an updated record of all businesses registered in the state. If you are not ready to start the registration process immediately, the Secretary of State will allow you to reserve the name at a fee of $15. You do not need to register a Sole Proprietorship in Georgia.

To conduct an LLC or Corporation search in New Hampshire, visit the New Hampshire Secretary of State Website. The types of organizations that you can search include:

  • Professionals Corporations
  • Business Corporations
  • Limited Liability Company (LLC)
  • Limited Partnership
  • Non-Profit Corporation (Inc.)
  • Public Benefit Corporation (PBC)
  • General Corporation

New Hampshire Secretary of State Business Lookup Contact Details

Phones(603) 271-3246 (Voice) (603) 271-3244 (Direct) (404)-657-2248 (Fax)
Address  OFFICE ADDRESS: State House, Room 204, 107 North Main Street, Concord, N.H. 03301   MAILING ADDRESS: N.H. Department of State – Corporations Division 107 North Main Street Concord, NH 03301-4989
HoursMonday — Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (EST)
EmailBusiness: [email protected]

New Hampshire Business Entity & Corporation Search

Lookup New Hampshire Corporation Search

Step 1 – Visit the New Hampshire Secretary of State Website

New Hampshire Business Search Step 1
New Hampshire Business Search Step 1

Information for the New Hampshire corporation search is available at the official website of the New Hampshire Secretary of State. The business entities you can search for include Professionals Corporations, Business Corporations, Limited Liability Company (LLC), and Limited Partnership.

Criteria for Business Name search in New Hampshire is done using: Business Name, ID Number, and Registered Agent Name. If you want a more detailed report, contact the New Hampshire Secretary of State through email or telephone.

Step 2: Select Your Entity

After keying your options, click the search icon to generate your search results. If the name is registered, a list of names will be displayed as shown below.

New Hampshire Business Search Step 2
New Hampshire Business Search Step 2

Go through the matching results one by one and sort them out. To make your lookup easier, the table issued by the New Hampshire Secretary of State displays both the active and dissolved and merged entities from the database. It consists of the Entity Name, Business ID, Type, Entity Status, and Entity Creation Date. Once you have located the listing you are looking for, check the Entity Name column and click the link. You will be redirected to the New Hampshire Corporation Search/Information Page, showing the details of the specific entity.

Step 3: Download the information

This is the last step of the lookup LLC New Hampshire. You now have all the registration details, including:

  • Name
  • Business ID
  • Status
  • Entity Creation Date
  • State of Business
  • Principal Office Address
  • Principal Mailing Address
  • Last Annual Report Filing Date
  • Last Annual Report Filed
  • Registered Agent Details
New Hampshire Business Search Step 3
New Hampshire Business Search Step 3

The website allows the inspection and copying of all documents stored in its database. The only exception is if the entity is specifically exempted from disclosure based on state or federal law.


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