The Business and Licensing division is a diverse area within the Secretary of State's Office offering a wide variety of information and services. You will find links to various online resources available for all your online service needs in the sections below.
If you have questions or need further assistance, please visit our Business and Licensing Division Contact Information page to better assist you.
The Administrative Law Division serves as both archives and official clearinghouse for agency rules, notices, orders, decisions and other procedural documents.
Through online information, subscriptions, copy services, and extensive imaged historical files, the division assures timely public access to requirements and procedures of West Virginia state agencies and boards.
The Secretary of State is the chief election officer for the State of West Virginia.
The Elections Division provides assistance and advice to election officials on the proper conduct of elections and legal interpretations of election laws.
We also provide assistance to the general public on voter registration and other election issues.
One Stop Business Portal
Search Business Organizations
Search Business Forms
Order Certificates of Existence/Authorization
Business Statistics Database
Search Charities & Disbursements
Search UCC Information
Service of Process Status Check
Code of State Rules Search
eRules Online Filing
Executive Journal Search
Meeting Notices Search
Tax Appeal Decisions Search
Candidate Listing By Office
Electioneering Communications & Independent Expenditures
Executive Committee Search
Political Action Committees Listing
Voter Absentee Ballot Tracking
Find My Registration
Find My Polling Place
Search Licensing Forms
Search Commissioned Notaries
Search Private Investigators & Security Guards
Search Marriage Celebrant Licensees
Search Athlete Agent Licensees
Search Registered Marks
Search Scrap Metal Dealers
Official Document Validation
SMS Text Message Subscriptions