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Thomas H. Riley, III
Assistant Secretary of State
Business Services

Located at 125 S Congress Street
P. O. Box 136
Jackson, MS 39205-0136
Phone: 601-359-1633
Fax: 601-359-1499
E-mail Business Services

On August 25th, the Secretary of State’s Office will implement a new online filing system for all corporate documents.  Using this system, all business filings may be submitted and paid for online.  For more information and a  presentation outlining the process for new filings, please click here.


Live System Demonstration Schedule:

June 16, 2014 @ 2:00pm – Old Central High School Auditorium,  259 N West St, Jackson, MS

June 18, 2014 @ 2:00pm – Fine Arts Auditorium, MS Gulf Coast Community College,2226 Switzer Rd., Gulfport, MS

June 23, 2014 @ 10:00am – Brevard Hall, Rm 134, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS


Limited Liability Companies may file 2014 LLC Annual Reports now, at the link below:

Click Here to file an LLC Annual Report online


Dissolved LLCs: If your LLC was administratively dissolved for failure to file its Annual Report, please Click Here to start the reinstatement process.



All Corporate Annual Reports are due by April 15, 2014. Corporate Annual Reports must be filed online this year using the link below:

Click Here to file Corporate Annual Report online


The Business Services Division of the Secretary of State’s Office serves a variety of business-related interests. The division handles a number of duties assigned to the agency by statute.

The Business Services Division processes the formation of Mississippi corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, and other business and non-profit entities. It also grants certificates of authority for foreign companies who wish to do business in the State of Mississippi. Liens under the Uniform Commercial Code are filed with this division.

The Business Services Division also regulates and approves all notaries public in the State of Mississippi. Mississippi Trademark applications are also registered here. Those seeking to be an athlete agent operating in the state must also file an application with this division.

You may quickly navigate to a topic using the tabs and buttons at the top and left of this page. Forms are found at the bottom of all of the pages. Search fields, frequently asked questions, and links to external sites are located on the right.

If you have any questions or need any assistance, please feel free to call us at 601-359-1633 and speak with one of our expert customer service representatives.

  1. File an LLC Annual Report online.
  2. business_services_feesForms.aspx View links to full listings of all available forms for Corporations.
  3. business_services_feesForms2.aspx View links to full listings of all available forms for Limited Liability Companies.
  4. business_services_feesForms3.aspx View links to full listings of all available forms for Partnerships.
  5. business_services_feesForms4.aspx View links to full listings of all other available Business Services forms.
  6. business_services_business_formation.aspx Search for business entities, their officers or their registered agents, and access content pertinent to business in Mississippi.
  7. business_services_ucc4.aspx The most efficient way to file Uniform Commercial Code documents is to use the online filing system.
  8. page.aspx?s=2&s1=1&s2=6 Search for registered Athlete Agents