Corporation Division

  •  Welcome to the Corporation Division 

    What's New in NH QuickStart?  

    File your Annual Report/Annual Fee online in NH QuickStart! 

     Click here to create your QuickStart user account or simply log in  

  • The Corporation Division is responsible for the statutory filing of business entities, trademarks and trade names and numerous miscellaneous filings.  The Division is responsible for recording all required information regarding business entities and making this information available to the public.  We strive to maintain and provide critical legal information that the business community and New Hampshire citizens rely upon, providing outstanding service in a business-friendly and effective manner. 

    Go to QuickStart to register a new business or file your Annual Report/Annual Fee  

    If you have registered with QuickStart, then simply log in to register a new business or file your annual report/annual fee.  If you have not created a QuickStart user account yet, click here to register and create a QuickStart user account. 

    Receive your Annual Report Reminder Notice by email!  

    To receive your Annual Report Reminder Notice by email, add your email address when you file your QuickStart annual report.  

    Governor Maggie Hassan and Secretary of State William Gardner announce the launch of NH QuickStart, an online platform for business registration with the Corporation Division of the Secretary of State’s Office.  Read the press release here.  Read the flyer here.  

    Who needs to file?  If your entity is registered as a Corporation, Limited Liability Company, Professional Corporation, Professional LLC, Limited Liability Partnership, New Hampshire Investment Trust, Consumer Cooperative, Cooperative Marketing and Rural Electrification Association, you need to file annually.  

    Note:  You will need your Business Identification Number to enroll.  If you do not have it handy, you may easily look it up by using our Business Name Lookup tool. 


    FOR YOUR INFORMATION:  A representative from the U.S. Small Business Administration will be at the Corporation Division office to offer assistance and/or direct you to the appropriate resources to help get you started in your new business.  Click here for more information.