Business Resources

Corporate and Business Filings/Searches – 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.


Corporate and Business

Corporation and Business Search

A free search of the Corporate and Business database for information on all entities, trade names, trademarks, and service marks. From here you can also use a credit card to order Cerificates of Good Standing and copies of filed documents.

Subscriber Access

Purchase Certificates of Good Standing and images of filed documents.

Order Certificate of Good Standing/Copies of Filed Documents

Order Certificate of Good Standing to verify an entity’s existence in the state of Nebraska and copies of filed documents.

Validate Online Certificate of Good Standing 

Validate Online Certificate of Good Standing using the Verification ID provided on the certificate.

Corporate & Business Document eDelivery

Corporate and business documents can be submitted to the Secretary of State online. Fees vary. View list of available filings.

Corporate Searches – Special Requests

Order corporate records by: entity type, date registered or incorporated, keyword(s) in the name, and/or location. Records search for registered agents in a specific location are also available. Data files are provided for immediate download in CSV format. Cost for record batches is $15/1,000 records.

Corporate Forms and Information

Corporate Forms and Fees

List of Secretary of State business entity filing types with any available forms and filing fees.

New Business Information

Information about business formation in Nebraska, required documents, and helpful tips to consider before submitting your filing.

Name Availability and Reservation Procedures

Procedures regarding checking for corporate name availability and registering of corporate names.

Statutes Relating to Business Entities

View applicable Nebraska statutes.

Regulations for Electronic Filings

View regulations for electronic filings of business entity documents.

Annual / Biennial Reporting     

Information regarding annual/biennial reports.

Preventing Business Identity Theft

Helpful hints to avoid and remedy problems.

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Forming a Business (Specialty)

Legal Services

  • Forming a Business (Specialty)
  • Patent, Trademark & Copyright Information (Specialty)

Regulatory Compliance

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

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources (Specialty)
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits (Specialty)
  • Forming a Business (Specialty)
Contact Information
Corporate and Business Filings Assistance
1201 N Street, Suite 120
Lincoln, NE 68508