Albany County Business Name Search

Search for Albany County NY 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 Department of Labor operates at the federal, New York State, or local Albany County level to develop employment opportunities, ensure fair labor practices, and promote a competitive workforce. As part of this mission, the Department of Labor may be involved in licensing and registration for businesses under its jurisdiction, including registering business names in Albany County. An Albany County business name search through the Department of Labor can include business names for sole proprietors, partnerships, corporations, limited partnerships, or limited liability companies. This search can also identify the owner of a business and trademarked business names. Many Departments of Labor provide online access to business name search information.

Albany New York Department of Labor Albany NY Washington Avenue 12207 518-457-9000


A Town or City Hall provides administrative services for the local Albany County community, including business services such as registering local businesses or processing applications for business licenses. Towns and City Halls in Albany County New York 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 Albany 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 an Albany 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.

Albany City Hall Albany NY 24 Eagle Street 12207 518-434-5284

Cohoes City Hall Cohoes NY 97 Mohawk Street 12047 518-233-2119

Colonie Town Hall Albany NY 629 Albany Shaker Road 12211 518-810-0312

Colonie Town Hall Latham NY 347 Old Niskayuna Road 12110 518-783-2867

Guilderland Town Hall Altamont NY 5209 Western Turnpike 12009 518-356-1501

Knox Town Hall Altamont NY 2192 Berne Altamont Rd 12009 518-872-2551

Rensselaerville Town Hall Medusa NY 87 Barger Road 12120 518-797-3798

Watervliet City Hall Watervliet NY 2 15th Street 12189 518-270-3800


A Secretary of State operates at the New York State level to carry out elections, supervise state administration, and act as the New York chief corporations officer. As part of this responsibility, many Secretaries of State in Albany 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 New York, including collecting business taxes. An Albany 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 an Albany County business as well as any trademarked business names. Many Secretaries of State provide online access to their business name search databases.

Albany New York Secretary of State Albany NY 1 Commerce Plaza 12260 518-474-0050