San Francisco County Business Name Search

Search for San Francisco County CA business names. A business name search can help you choose a business name, register a business, identify a trade name, trademark a business name, name an LLC, look up business owners, check if a business name is available, license a business, and more.


A Secretary of State operates at the California State level to carry out elections, supervise state administration, and act as the California chief corporations officer. As part of this responsibility, many Secretaries of State in San Francisco County register and license private corporations, small businesses, and other businesses, including registering trade names. Secretaries of State are often responsible for managing businesses that operate within California, including collecting business taxes. A San Francisco County business name search through the Secretary of State Office can identify business names for sole proprietors, partnerships, corporations, limited partnerships, or limited liability companies. This search can also identify the owner of a San Francisco County business as well as any trademarked business names. Many Secretaries of State provide online access to their business name search databases.

San Francisco California Secretary of State San Francisco CA 455 Golden Gate Avenue 94102 415-557-8000


A Town or City Hall provides administrative services for the local San Francisco County community, including business services such as registering local businesses or processing applications for business licenses. Towns and City Halls in San Francisco County California may also be responsible for issuing trade names to local businesses. They may provide online access to a business name search so that people can identify San Francisco County business names for sole proprietors, partnerships, corporations, limited partnerships, or limited liability companies. This search can also be used to identify the owner of a San Francisco County business as well as any trademarked business names. Town and City Halls may provide an online searchable database of local business names and information.

San Francisco City Hall San Francisco CA 1 Doctor Carlton B Goodlett Place 94102 415-701-2311