Iowa Licenses: Secretary of State

The Iowa Secretary of State offers a variety of business services including business entity forms and filings.  They run the Fast Track Filing system where new businesses can register and many common business forms can be filed quickly and conveniently. For more information on registering a business in Iowa, please see our Start a Business in Iowa guide. They are located at the Lucas State Office Building, First Floor, 321 E. 12th St. Des Moines, IA 50319 and can be contacted by phone at 515-281-5204 or by email at [email protected].

Their offices administer a variety of business activities including athletic agent registration, notary public applications and business entity registrations, including corporations and LLC’s. Use our licensing navigator below to find licensing that may be necessary for your business to operate in Iowa. If you have any questions, contact the ISL team through phone or text at 319-273-5444 or by email at [email protected].