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Due to updates  the websites for Pennsylvania UCC  and  Corporate online services including PennFile will be unavailable beginning at  4:00 PM-EST, Friday, July 31, 2015.   Resumption of services will occur at approximately 8:00 AM-EST, Monday, August 3,  2015 or upon successful deployment of all updates.  We apologize for any inconvenience. 


 NEW Act 172 of 2014 (effective July 1, 2015)  Association Transactions Act

Special Announcement

On Monday, October 6, 2014, the Bureau of Corporations and Charitable Organizations launched the first release of PENN File, Pennsylvania’s Online Business Document Filing System.    Users may submit an online document by clicking on the button “Online Filing” on the left side of this page.  Following are some facts users should know about PENN File:
The user ID and password of currently registered users of SOSKB have been converted to work with PENN File.  Although the documents are submitted online, post-filing documents will be returned to the user by mail.  In a subsequent release, this information will be emailed to the user.  There is no online docketing statement form.  Instead, the required questions from the docketing statement have been inserted into the various forms.  Online filings must be paid for with a major credit card.  Once submitted, online document submissions are non-refundable.  Filed documents will show on the user’s profile for thirty days before being purged.  Users can also save a document and complete it at a future time.  These documents will also be retained in the system for 30 days.  At this time, documents submitted online cannot be expedited.  A resource email account has been created for users to submit questions regarding online filings.  The email address is  We have also changed the script of our customer service number.  Dial 717.787.1057 or 1.888.659.9962 and press 2 for assistance with online filing.


Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) Search Notice
Until further notice, for best search results for filings indexed under a specific business or individual name, please use the "Non-Standard RA9" tab, mark the "Starting With" option and change "Lapse Status" to read "All."


Search and order corporate documents. Registration on this site is not required; however, registration and signing in will eliminate the need to enter the "human check" for each search.  The security check will only be required for the first search performed.
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