The Georgia Secretary of State oversees voting, tracks annual corporate filings, grants professional licenses, and oversees the state's securities' market.
Corporations, limited liability companies, and limited partnerships in Georgia are formed by filing with the Corporations Division. Some foreign (out-of-state) entities which do business in Georgia also must file with the Corporations Division.
The Charities division enforces the laws regulating charitable organizations, paid solicitors, and solicitor agents.
Proud to be of service to Georgia’s voters and candidates, the Elections Division of the Secretary of State’s Office organizes and oversees all election activity, including voter registration, municipal, state, county, and federal elections.
The Securities Division of the Office of the Secretary of State is charged with the implementation and enforcement of the Georgia Uniform Securities Act of 2008.
The Professional Licensing Boards Division of the Secretary of State’s Office provides administrative support to the 42 licensing boards housed with our agency.