Business Services
As of March 28, 2017 we have processed all corporate filings and annual reports received in our office through March 26, 2017.
Start a New Business
Click on the icon to form your new business and to file Articles electronically.
File an Annual Report
File or prepare an Annual Report for a business entity registered in the State of South Dakota.
Certificates of Good Standing
Request, pay for, receive, and/or verify a Certificate of Good Standing online.
File a Registered Agent Statement of Change (COMING SOON)
File or prepare a Statement of Change online. This function is not yet available.
Print Paper Business Forms
Complete any of the above items by using a printable form that is then mailed to our office. Some filings will require an additional $15 paper filing fee to process in our office.
Fictitious Name Registration
File Fictitious Name Registrations for your business.
Frequently Asked Questions
Search For A Business
Search for a business by business name or Secretary of State Business ID number in order to file annual reports and other amendments or to view the business detail.
Name Availability Search
Search the business services database to determine if a business name is available.
Download the Business Entity Database (COMING SOON)
Download the South Dakota Business Entity database, which includes entity details, Annual Report Information, Officer/Director Information, and Registered Agent information. This function is not yet available.
Pre-paid PAD Account Only
DO NOT access if you DO NOT have a Pre-paid Account. Please login below to access your Pre-paid account and begin filing your documents.