Filing required business registrations with all the state agencies is now fast and easy through One Stop Business Portal.
File Secretary of State, State Tax Department, WorkForce West Virginia (Unemployment Compensation) and Department of Labor filings online through the state's one stop portal.
Visit the one stop portal often for news and updates for required filing deadlines.
The WV Small Business Development Center is requesting your assistance to help us better understand the challenges and priorities of small businesses in West Virginia. We invite small business owners to share their feedback in this confidential online survey, which can be completed in about 10 minutes.
Take the Small Business Survey and let your voice be heard.
We encourage you to take advantage of our One Stop Business Portal for filing your company’s annual report.
The One Stop Business Portal provides an accurate and secure gateway for you to manage your business transactions with the West Virginia Secretary of State’s office.
Beginning in 2019, filing Annual Reports utilizing the One Stop Business Portal will be mandatory.
One Stop Business Portal
New Business Startup Wizard
Search Business Organizations
Order Certificate ofExistence/Authorization
Business Statistics Database
Bulk Business Entity Data Services
Business Entity Custom List Service
Business Identity Theft
Veteran Owned Business Waiver
Young Entrepreneur Waiver
Start a Business in West Virginia
Register an Out-of-State Business
Register a Trade Name (DBA)
Land Reuse Agencies
File Annual Reports
Make Changes to a Business
Dissolve or Terminatea West Virginia Business
Cancel or Withdraw anOut-of-State Business
Professional Fundraisers& Fundraising Counsels
Forms and Fees
Search Charities & Disbursements
File UCC Online
UCC Search Instructions
Search UCC Information
UCC Data Services
Service by Secretary of State
Service of Process FAQ
Authentication of Documents
Authentication ServiceRequest Form
Official Document Validation
Search Business & Licensing Forms
Customer Order Request
Ordering and Payment
Copies and Certificates
If we may be of any further assistance, please don't hesitate to contact us: 304.558.8000 toll free 866.767.8683 email: Business@wvsos.gov