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Welcome!

Welcome to the online office of the Kansas Secretary of State. I hope that you will find this site to be helpful, informative, and user-friendly. It is our mission to provide fast, efficient service of the highest quality. At the same time, we strive to be the least complicated, most accessible office in state government. Thank you for visiting, and feel free to contact us by email, telephone, or in person.

Kris W. Kobach
Secretary of State  (Secretary Biography)

Congratulations
to the 2015 recipients of the
Ad Astra Archery Tournament scholarships!

Competing at NASP® as individuals are Hannah Schoonover (Erie Arrows), Thomas Harmon (Otis-Bison High School), and Hannah Kraxberger (Erie Arrows).

Competing at NASP® as teams are Clearwater Elementary School, Clearwater Middle School, and Clearwater Intermediate Center Navy.

They will represent Kansas at the National Archery in the Schools Championship in Louisville, Kentucky on May 7, 8, and 9.

The Kansas Business Center is your one-stop shop for starting and maintaining a business in Kansas. Follow the link below to learn more about available resources, file forms online, or chat online with a trained referral coordinator to find the help you need. Get started today!

Kansas Business Center

Welcome to the Kansas Business Center

State Offices Closed

The Secretary of State's office, and all state offices, will be closed May 25, 2015 in observance of Memorial Day.

CyberCivics

Explore the history and government of Kansas at this online civics education resource for teachers and students. Challenge yourself by taking our 20-question trivia test, and by taking the quizzes at the end of each chapter. See how much your know about Kansas history by visiting

www.civics.ks.gov

Congratulations to the 2015 recipients of the Ad Astra Archery Tournament scholarships!

Competing at NASP® as individuals are Hannah Schoonover (Erie Arrows), Thomas Harmon (Otis-Bison High School), and Hannah Kraxberger (Erie Arrows).

Competing at NASP® as teams are Clearwater Elementary School, Clearwater Middle School, and Clearwater Intermediate Center Navy.

They will represent Kansas at the National Archery in the Schools Championship in Louisville, Kentucky on May 7, 8, and 9.

Kansas Business Center

Kansas Business Center

The Kansas Business Center is your one-stop shop for starting and maintaining a business in Kansas. Follow the link below to learn more about available resources, file forms online, or chat online with a trained referral coordinator to find the help you need. Get started today!

Go to the Kansas Business Center

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State Offices Closed

The Secretary of State's office, and all state offices, will be closed May 25, 2015 in observance of Memorial Day.

SOS News

May 20, 2015

Secretary of State Business Service Enhancements Receive National Recognition

TOPEKA (May 20, 2015) – The International Association of Commercial Administrators (IACA) announced that the Kansas Secretary of State's Office will receive a Merit Award for enhancements to their electronic service offerings to business. The award was presented on May 18 at the 38th IACA annual conference in Savannah, Georgia.

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February 17, 2015

Business Formation in Kansas Sets Another Record

TOPEKA (February 17, 2015) –Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is pleased to present today’s release of the Annual Business Formation Report showing Kansas business filing trends over the past ten years.

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