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Naming Your Wyoming Business Entity

Naming your Wyoming company may seem like a difficult task when so many companies already exist. The Wyoming Secretary of State outlines the strict requirements respective to the entity name.

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WY Business Name Distinguishable From Other Entities

The Wyoming Secretary of State requires a Wyoming LLC or INC to be "distinguishable words and characters. This help keep business's from being mistaken for another. Here is a link from the Wyoming Secretary of State that outlines their requirements.

Doing a Wyoming business search should be the next step

How To Search Wyoming Companies

The Wyoming Secretary of State provides a great resource on how to file your LLC or INC at this link. Or you can use this link to search for Wyoming limited liability companies, corporations, non-profits, tradenames (DBA), and others.

The Wyoming business entity search on the Secretary of State website looks like this.

wyoming business search example

Once the search is complete, you will be taken to a result page listing companies that match your search criteria. This search result will quickly allow you to determine the LLC or INC good standing, whether it has a registered agent, formation date, and the type of entity. Clicking on an entity on this result page will take you to the "Business Entity Detail" page with more in depth information.

Business Details

The business entity detail page provides any publicly available information that you could otherwise find through a manual search at the Wyoming Secretary of State's office. Details of the searched company can be seen on the page include; business, name, type, status, sub-status, initial filing, standing, duration, principal address, mailing address. Also, further details can be viewed by clicking the drop down menus towards the bottom of the page.

Here is what the drop down menus look like as they can sometimes be difficult to see they are clickable.

business detail page example

Additional details drop down will show the registered agent, latest AR/Year, exempt status, and license tax paid.

History drop down will show all accepted filings made with the secretary of state.

Public notes will show any notes the Secretary of State has made.

Parties drop down will show the organizer name and address.

Still have questions?

This page gives a generalized understanding on how to perform a Wyoming business search. It should be very straight forward on how to perform a search, however, there are some limitations. Doing a business search is an important step when filing your Wyoming business entity.

Our Wyoming registered agent service is also a crucial important factor if you are not physically in Wyoming or choose not to be one yourself.