Secretary of State Control Number

A 'Secretary of State Control Number' is a number with zeros to the left to reach nine digits in length (for example: 000123123).

This type of control number is assigned to every corporation, limited liability company, and limited partnership formed or qualified in Tennessee, as well as to any recorded registered names and reserved names for such business.

Use the Business Information Search to find entity information, including the Secretary of State Control Number. The control number is displayed in the left column of the search results list and at the top of the Business Entity Detail form in the blue heading bar.