Business Resources

Business Services Division – Nebraska Secretary of State

The Nebraska Secretary of State has responsibilities over the following areas: elections, business registrations, occupational licensing, state rules and regulations, records management, international relations and youth civics programs.


The Business Services Division provides several important functions for the business community. Registrations are recorded for corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, trade names and trademarks. The division handles Uniform Commercial Code and other security interest records. The division also regulates notary public commissions and handles apostilles and authentications (documents going to other countries).

Find information on annual/biennial filing, forms and fees, and general new business information on our website.

Services Provided

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Small Business Policy (Specialty)
  • Nebraska Business Issues (Specialty)

Business Planning

  • Forming a Business

Legal Services

  • Forming a Business (Specialty)

Regulatory Compliance

  • Codes (Specialty)
  • Government Requirements (Specialty)
  • Registration, licenses and permits (Specialty)
  • International Regulatory Compliance (Specialty)

Starting a Business

  • Registration, Licenses and Permits (Specialty)
  • Forming a Business (Specialty)
Contact Information
Business Services
1201 N Street
Suite 120
Lincoln, NE 68508
(402) 471-3237