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This service will enable you to view registration information on West Virginia corporations and other business types which file with the Secretary of State. For more information, use the Online Reference. When you enter a business entity name and click the search button, you will receive entity names that match your search criteria along with entity type, city and status. Select "Details" to view additional information including full address, registered number, entity creation date and registered agent contact information. There are no fees associated with viewing this information.


You will also have the option to purchase an official Certificate of Existence or Certificate of Authorization for any entity that is active and current under the law. Each Certificate is $10. To receive a Certificate you must pay with a credit card.

Customer Support

If you have any questions concerning this service please contact the Business and Licensing Division at (304) 558-8000, toll free (866) 767-8683 or you may email your questions to

Technical Support

Phone Support: 304-414-0265


Live Help

Chat live with a customer service representative Monday through Friday from 8:00 A.M - 5:00 P.M. Eastern Time. Click the button below to begin.  Please note, in the event you are accessing this service after hours please click the button below to open an email form and we will get back with you on the next business day.