Promoting Economic Development
Welcome to the North Carolina Secretary of State's website. We strive to be the Heartbeat of the Business Community.
This agency's mission is to support economic growth, promote the public trust and fulfill statutory mandates by providing initial infrastructure for corporate organizations and transactions, protecting citizens and businesses from misrepresentation and fraud by providing public access to accurate and timely information, through law enforcement and through the issuance of professional credentials. The department fosters a well informed citizenry, business community and government, by promoting a responsive, transparent, competitive, and ethical business climate.
Mailing AddressPost Office Box 29622
Raleigh, North Carolina 27626-0622
Physical Address2 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601-2903