Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Citizens' Guide to State Services

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William Francis Galvin
Secretary of the Commonwealth
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Secretary of the Commonwealth: Corporations and Trademarks

N3 Corporation Division
Secretary of the Commonwealth
One Ashburton Place, Room 1717
Boston, MA 02108-1512
Main Number (617) 727-9640, and 2850
Fax: (617) 742-4538
Hours: Monday-Friday (except holidays) 8:45 am to 5:00 pm
Filing room and certificate window closes at 4:00 pm
Filings or certificate purchases made in person may pay with cash, check or money order

(All numbers below are in the 617 area code)

Corporate Filing Forms Order Line: 727-9440 (leave message)
Corporate Filing Information and Records:727-9640
Certificates: 878-3088
Certifed Copies: 878-3077
Foreign Corporations: 727-9640
Legal Section: 878-3007
Limited Liability Companies/Partnerships: 727-9640
Limited Partnerships: 727-9640
Name Availability: 727-9640
Nonprofit Corporations: 727-9640
Resident Agent: 727-9640
Service of Process: 878-3007
Trademarks and Service Marks: 727-8329
Trusts: 727-9640
Uniform Commercial Code: 878-3099
Voluntary Cancelation/Dissolution: 727-9640

The Corporations Division is responsible for filings related to all for profit and nonprofit corporations organized in Massachusetts as well as those out-of-state corporations doing business in Massachusetts that have registered with the division. Information available includes names and addresses of officers and directors, managers and or signatories, registered agents, and the business office in Massachusetts where records are maintained. The division also files documents related to limited partnerships, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, voluntary associations and certain trusts, uniform commercial codes, trademarks and service marks. Certified copies of all documents and certificates related to corporate status are available for a fee.

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