Registering a Business

Secretary of State

Business Name Registration
Business Charter Identification Numbers

  • Web Address:       http://www.sos.state.mn.us/
  • Telephone:            877.551.6767
  • Fax:                        651.297.7067                      

Department of Revenue

Minnesota Tax Identification Number (TIN)

Unemployment Insurance Program

Employer Account Number (EAN)

State of Minnesota

Licenses and Permits

US Census Bureau

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Number

Federal Employer Identification Number

Employer Identification Number (EIN)

  • Web Address:       http://www.irs.gov
  • Enter “online SS-4” in Search
  • Select “Form SS-4…” and Select “Instruction SS-4…”
  • Telephone:            800.829.4933
  • Fax:                        859.669.5760