SOTS: Commercial Recording Division

Commercial Recording Division

Contact Us: (860) 509-6002

 Committed to providing prompt, efficient public service
for the people and businesses of Connecticut.

The Commercial Recording Division files and maintains legally required records showing the formation of and fundamental changes to corporations, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, limited partnerships and other businesses. The division disseminates that information to the general public, the business, banking and legal communities.

Transactions relevant to security interests in personal property are perfected by filing liens under the Uniform Commercial Code statutes within our Research and Response Unit. These filings protect the holder of a security interest by securing the lien and providing public notice that such interest exists. Trade, service, collective, certification and device marks are granted registration and the division investigates and collects fees and penalties from foreign corporations doing business in Connecticut without authority.

How you can help us.

With all of the improvements we have made in serving the business community in Connecticut, what stands out the most is the dedication and talent of our employees in the Commercial Recording Division and throughout the Office of the Secretary of the State. It is the people who make the difference and work hard every day to meet your needs in a courteous and business-like fashion. We thank them for their efforts at continual improvement in the provision of our services. As we continue to improve our operations, we are interested in your comments and ideas. Our goal is to provide the most effective and efficient service possible for the people and business of Connecticut, but we need your help to do it. E-mail us at, or write to Secretary of the State, ATTN: Commercial Recording Division, PO Box 150470, Hartford, CT 06115-0470

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