Request Business Information

Request Business Information

Obtain a Certificate

1Login to SIMS (BE) and select "Online Services" then "Search For An Entity."

2Enter the business name or business identification number (BIN) for the business you need a certificate for.

3Click search and select entity link.

 

4Click "Request Entity Information" and select "Request Business Certificates"

5Select type of Certificate then click "Request Documents."

6Submit payment

 
Certificate of
Existence

Certificate of Existence:
Issued to Montana corporation or limited liability company that has a "active good standing" status with our office.

Certificate of Authorization

Certificate of Authorization:
Issued to a corporation or LLC formed under the laws of a jurisdiction other than Montana and has an "active good standing" status with our office.

Certificate of Fact

Certificate of
Fact:

Issued to any business and states facts about the entity.

Certificate of
Non-Existence

Certificate of Non-Existence:
Issued to an entity not registered with our office.

Obtain Copies of Business Documents

1Login to SIMS (BE) and select "Online Services" then "Search For An Entity."

2Enter the business name or business identification number (BIN) for the business you need copies for.

3Click search and select entity link.

 

4Select available options (e.g., all filings or select filings). Note: If you select Certification, you will receive a certificate with your copies certifying the information.

5Click "Request Documents."

6Submit payment

 

Missing documents?
Select "Request Entity Information" then "Request Missing Entity Document"
Complete required fields and click "Request Documents."
SOS will receive your request, scan the missing documents and submit to you.

Obtain Registered Principals

1Login to SIMS (BE) and select "Online Services" then "Search For An Entity."

2Enter the business name or business identification number (BIN) for the business you need the principals for.

3Click search and select entity link.

 

4Click "Request Entity Information" then select "Request Principal Information" and click "Request Documents."

5Submit payment