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Business Services Division

Business Services Division > Online Services for Corporations > Corporations Online > About Business Services Online About Business Services Online

Business Services Online Now Include Business Entity Reports, UCC Filing and Searches!

Secretary of State Connie Lawson's office is now open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via Business Services Online! Not only can you conduct Business Entity Name Searches, Name Availability Checks and acquire official Certificates of Existence or Authorization, but you can also file Business Entity Reports immediately, browse the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) Database, view and print image copies of UCC filing documents, get official UCC Search Certificates and file UCC Financing Statements and Amendments. With just a few simple keystrokes, you can count on our system to deliver an immediate response or record directly from our office to yours.

Business Services Online has been designed to save customers time, money and hassle. We recognized that it was not only important to provide these services online, but to also make them user-friendly, accurate and easy to understand. In particular, the new UCC services offer valuable tips, provide logical navigation and even remember frequently used filing information in the user's personal profile.

Now fully computerized with a new system designed to comply with new rules under Revised Article 9, UCC filing documents have been imaged and data-entered to enable SOS staff to operate more efficiently, and provide customers with the ability to access this time-sensitive information remotely.

We believe that you will often find the Internet to be the most cost-effective method of doing business with our office. These convenient, online services are available at no cost, or for a minimal convenience fee depending on the service. In fact, it is cheaper to conduct UCC services online than through the traditional means.

Frequent users of Business Services Online will want to subscribe to accessIndiana to enjoy the most convenient and cost-effective access. For a subscription fee of only $95 per year, an subscriber will receive 10 usernames and passwords, a detailed monthly billing statement and access to all accessIndiana Premium Services, including Bureau of Motor Vehicle records. You can also conduct individual transactions by using your credit card (Instant Access), although service fees are slightly higher than the subscription rate. For more information about subscribing to accessIndiana visit or call 1-800-236-5446.

Internet Transaction Fees

Corporation Transactions accessIndiana Subscriber
Credit Card Fee
(Instant Access)
Business Entity Name Search* $1.00 $2.04 Available
Check Name Availability* $1.00 $2.04 Available
Certificate of Existence $20.00 $21.42 Available
Order Corporation Information no fee n/a Available
Corporate Report Filing varies n/a Available
*Fee only applies if full entity profile is accessed.

UCC online transactions incur only an enhanced access fee, no statutory fee is applied.

UCC Transactions accessIndiana Subscriber
Credit Card Fee Status
Browse Lien Records & Images $3.00 $4.08 Available
Official Search Certificate $3.00 $4.08 Available
File UCC Financing Statement or Amendment $3.00 n/a Available
Note: Enhanced access fees approved by the Enhanced Data Access Review Committee.