About the Corporations Division

The Corporations Division of Secretary of the Commonwealth William Francis Galvin's Office is the repository for certain records of approximately two hundred and seventeen thousand active corporations, one hundred sixty-five thousand active LLCs, and twenty thousand other entities organized or registered to do business in the Commonwealth. In addition, the Corporations Division maintains records for limited partnerships and business trusts. Limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, service marks, trademarks, and uniform commercial code (UCC) filings are also made with the Corporations Division.

Our new online filings and public search system will make much of this information available to you on the Internet via this web site. As we develop this site, additional functionalities will become available. Please continue to check back with us to see what is new. If you have questions about our new capabilities, please feel free to contact us at 617-727-9640.