Documents and Services
The Division of Corporations, State Records and Uniform Commercial Code Customer Service Counter in Albany, New York is allowing for the drop off documents and requests. Documents and requests that are dropped off will be returned to customers via mail unless an email address is provided.
Customers are encouraged to use the online filing system available on the Department of State's website to form business corporations and limited liability companies.
Additionally, all documents and requests can be mailed to:
Department of State
Division of Corporations, State Records and Uniform Commercial Code
1 Commerce Plaza 99 Washington Avenue, 6th Floor Albany, NY 12231
Please call 518-473-2492 with any questions.
Service of Process
The Department of State will accept in person legal process served on the Secretary of State as statutory agent of a corporation or other business entity, by appointment. For service of process issues, including the scheduling of an appointment, please call 518-473-2492 so that arrangements can be made to effectuate service.
Please note the Division of Corporations, State Records and Uniform Commercial Code is currently experiencing a delay in processing certain documents including, corporation and business entity certificates (e.g. Certificate of Amendment). The mailing of legal process (summons and complaints) served on the Secretary of State to entities being served has also been delayed. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this delay. Please contact the Division if you have any questions.