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.
Expedite service is now available for Business Division filings.
Available in 24-hour, 2-hour and 1-hour expedite times, this service is available for an additional fee (in addition to the regular filing fee, where applicable) for both paper and online filings.
Visit the Expedite Service section for more information and to download the order request form.
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