COVID-19 Important Notice
We prioritize the health and safety of the public and our employees. After careful consideration, the Division of Corporations will be closing to the public from Thursday, March 19 until Sunday, April 19. Services provided online, mail, email and phone will remain operational at this time.
Important Annual Report Notice:
Annual Report filing deadline has been extended until June 30, 2020. Click here for more information.
The Florida Department of State is committed to our customers and we are implementing critical investments to our systems and processes which will improve efficiency and security for Florida businesses. At this time, due to the high volume of filing activity in conjunction with the implementation of these upgrades there will be a delay in processing. Click here for current processing dates. Thank you for your patience.
- 07/09/2018 - Government Impostor and Deceptive Advertisement Act (GIDAA)
- 05/18/2017 – Beware DocuSign Phishing Campaign
- 08/19/2016 – Beware Unofficial Websites or Communications by Mail
- 07/01/2016 – Beware Unofficial Fictitious Name Renewal Notices
- 05/12/2016 – Updating Records
- 05/12/2016 – Beware of Suspicious Notices