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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. 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