Texas Secretary of State

The online certificate verification process can be used to verify that a certificate of filing or a certificate of fact has, in fact, been issued by the Corporations Section of the Texas Secretary of State.

Enter the document number that appears at the bottom of the document you wish to verify, then click on the Validate button.

Click here to view where the document number is located on the certificate form.

This certificate verification service applies only to certificates of filing, certificates of fact, and information letters issued on and after January 1, 2006 in connection with business organization documents on file with the Corporations Section of the Office of the Secretary of State. Certificates generated in connection with state trademark registrations or UCC filings cannot be verified through this service.

If you experience problems with this service, please contact us at SOSDirect@sos.texas.gov or call us at (512) 475-2755.