Are you forming a corporation, LLC or business entity in Alaska?
How do you do an Alaska Corporation Search?
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Table of Contents
Step 1: Business Search Registry
In Alaska, the Secretary of State offers an online database to the public allowing anyone to perform a search to locate any business entity registered in the state.
To search for a business entity, you’ll need to access the Alaska Corporation Search registry.
It looks like this:
Once you access the online business database, proceed to the next step.
Step 2: Database search methods
You can search for different types of business registered with the state, such as:
- Limited liability companies
- Limited partnerships
- Limited liability partnerships
- Professional associations
- Non-profit corporations
Also, there are different methods that you can use to search for business entities, such as:
- Search by name
- Search by entity number
Let’s look at each of these search methods one by one.
Method 1: Search by name
The search by name function is the most widely used type of business entity lookup.
Here is where to go to do an Entity Name search.
All you have to do is to enter the name of the business entity you are searching for to see if there is a match in the database or not.
You can further refine your search by indicating if the business name “starts with” or “contains” a certain term or keyword.
Once you have entered the required fields, click the button “Search”.
Method 2: Search by entity number
The next possibility is to search by entity number.
Here is where to go to do an Entity Number search.
The entity number is the business entity identification number assigned to it by the state.
In this case, you will need to have the specific Entity ID number to do the search.
Step 3: Search results
Once you’ve performed your desired search, you will then be presented with the business entity search results.
If you did a search using corporation, LLC or entity name, you will see the following search results page:
The search results page presents to you the following information:
- Entity Type
- Entity Number
- Entity Name
- Name Type
If there is a company or business having a name that matches your search query, you will see it on the search results page.
Step 4: Select entity
From the search results page, if you have found a business matching your query or a business entity that you would like to get further information on, you should click on the hyperlinked business entity number.
Step 5: Business entity information
To complete your business entity search in Alaska, you’ll end up getting the business entity records or information made available publicly by the state.
The business entity details page looks like this:
The business entity information you will extract is the following:
- Entity type
- Entity number
- AK Formed Date
- Home State
- Next Biennial Report Due
- Entity Mailing Address
- Entity Physical Address
- Registered Agent Name
- Registered Mailing Address
- Registered Physical Address
- Filed Documents
There you have it!
You have now performed an Alaska Corporation Search?
Let’s look at a summary of the process.
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