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 Business Division

The Business Division is the first stop on the path to success for many West Virginia businesses. The Secretary of State maintains the official state records of formation, change and termination of legal entities such as, corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, voluntary associations, business trusts and unincorporated non-profit associations.

Here you will find information about business structure and filings with the Secretary of State's Office. Information regarding licensing requirements with other agencies and business plan assistance is also provided.

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If you do not find the information you need, please contact the Business Division by email, fax, mail or telephone.


West Virginia Secretary of State
One Stop Business Center
1615 Washington Street East
Charleston, WV 25311
Phone: 304-558-8000
Toll Free: 1-866-767-8683
Fax: 304-558-8381
Email: CorpFilings@wvsos.gov