Election Outlook:  Early voting for the March 1, 2016 Primary  Election runs Tuesday, February 16  –  Friday, February 26 | Last day to apply for ballot by mail (received, not postmarked) is Friday, February 19, 2016 | What’s on the Ballot | Voter information | Don´t have a photo ID for voting? Election Identification Certificates are available from DPS offices.
Holiday Notice: The Office of the Texas Secretary of State will be closed Monday, February 15 in observance of Presidents Day. The office will resume normal operating hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 16. Electronic filing and business document searches are available through SOSDirect 24/7.

SOSDirect - An Online Business Service from the Office of the Secretary of State

Attention: Social security numbers, credit card and bank account numbers, access device numbers, and certain other types of information are confidential under the Public Information Act, Chapter 552 of the Texas Government Code. The secretary of state is prohibited by law from releasing this information.  Our office will redact this information from documents filed in our office and made available to the public. An un-redacted copy of the document will be retained for access by secretary of state staff in response to requests from law enforcement or other authorized requestors.  If you have concerns about redaction, do not include confidential information in the collateral description of your UCC filing or include this information in an attachment to an electronic document submitted through SOSDirect.

The Secretary of State OnLine Access (SOSDirect) web access system provides subscribers with up-to-date, on-line computer access to a variety of information maintained by the Office of the Secretary of State.

SOSDirect provides the following:

All of these features are available 24/7.
Furthermore, we now offer a new low price of only $1.00 per search.

For more information about SOSDirect please call or contact the following:

  SOSDirect@sos.texas.gov
Corporations: (512) 463-5555 or e-mail SOSDirect@sos.texas.gov
Reports Unit (annual statements and periodic reports): (512) 475-2705 or e-mail ReportsUnit@sos.texas.gov
UCC: (512) 475-2703 or e-mail UCC_Assist@sos.state.tx.us
Refunds: Notice regarding refunds

To establish an account, please click on the icon below. The fees associated with the SOSDirect account are the fees for documents filed, for copies and certificates ordered, and inquiries submitted. There are no monthly subscription fees.

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