Databases in United States

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Business Registry: Alabama Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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Business Registry: Alaska Dept. of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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Business Registry: Arizona Corporation Commission

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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Business Registry: Arkansas Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or fictitious name with basic company information

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Business Registry: California Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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Business Registry: Chicago Stock Exchange

Available: traded issues (Tape A, Tape B, Tape C); symbol, issue name, listing market

Business Registry: Colorado Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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Business Registry: Connecticut Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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Business Registry: Delaware Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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Business Registry: District of Columbia Corporations Division

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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Business Registry: Florida Department of State

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Business Registry: Georgia Secretary of State

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Business Registry: Hawaii Dept. of Commerce and Consumer Affairs

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Business Registry: Idaho Secretary of State

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Business Registry: Illinois Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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Business Registry: Indiana Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information. The service is often unavailable.

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Business Registry: Iowa Secretary of State

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Business Registry: Kansas Secretary of State

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Business Registry: Kentucky Secretary of State

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Business Registry: Louisiana Secretary of State

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Business Registry: Maine Secretary of State

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Business Registry: Maryland Dept. of Assesments and Taxation

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Business Registry: Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth

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Business Registry: Michigan Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

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Business Registry: Minnesota Secretary of State

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Business Registry: Mississippi Secretary of State

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Business Registry: Missouri Secretary of State

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Business Registry: Montana Secretary of State

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Business Registry: Nebraska Secretary of State

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Business Registry: Nevada Secretary of State

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Business Registry: New Hampshire Secretary of State

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Business Registry: New Jersey Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services

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Business Registry: New Mexico Secretary of State

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Business Registry: New York Secretary of State

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Business Registry: North Carolina Secretary of State

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Business Registry: North Dakota Secretary of State

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Business Registry: NYSE Euronext

Available: list of bonds and detailed information about them, list of all non-U.S. issuers. List of U.S. issuers listed on NYSE normally available on NASDAQ

Business Registry: Ohio Secretary of State

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Business Registry: Oklahoma Secretary of State

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Business Registry: Oregon Secretary of State

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Business Registry: Pennsylvania Department of State

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Business Registry: Rhode Island Secretary of State

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Business Registry: South Carolina Secretary of State

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Business Registry: South Dakota Secretary of State

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Business Registry: Tennessee Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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Business Registry: Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

Registration Required Government Database

Business Registry: United States Securities and Exchange Commission

Available: all SEC filings of companies

Paid Database Registration Required Government Database

Business Registry: Utah Division of Corporations and Commercial Code

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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Business Registry: Vermont Secretary of State

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Business Registry: Virginia State Corporation Cimmission

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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Business Registry: Washington Secretary of State

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Business Registry: West Virginia Secretary of State

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Business Registry: Wisconsin Dept. of Financial Institutions

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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Business Registry: Wyoming Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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Commercial Register: Free Aircraft Registration and Land Records Database

Determine the owner name and location for a U.S. or Canadian Aircraft. Find aircraft owned by businesses or individuals. The website also offers search for land records by personal name but it is unclear how often it is updated.

Court Registry: Florida District Courts of Appeal

Available: a search for court cases in Florida district courts with some original documents available for download. Search by: attorney, case number, party name

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Court Registry: Miami-Dade County Court

Available: search for court cases in county court with some original documents available for download. Search by: party name, local case number, state case number

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Land Registry: New York City property records

Searchable New York property database

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344 Documents

Gazettes: Dutch Staatscourant

346,137 Documents

Gazettes: Hong Kong Gazette

161,837 Documents

Gazettes: Turkish Commercial Gazette

1,057,782 Documents

Personal collections: Magnitsky Affair

1 Documents 167 Persons and companies

News archives: Foreign Policy (DocumentCloud)

143 Documents

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745 Documents

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90,574 Documents

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105,125 Documents

News archives: Organized Crime & Co Reporting Project

19,237 Documents

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Grey literature: CIA FOIA Reading Room

11,961 Documents

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100,207 Documents

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7,679 Documents

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434 Documents

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225,689 Documents

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1,704 Documents

News archives: Washington Post (DC)

102,673 Documents

News archives: Al Jazeera English (DocumentCloud)

335 Documents

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28 Documents

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1,112 Documents

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15,152 Documents

Company registries: Liechtenstein Company Index

1,393 Documents

Gazettes: Luxembourg Journal Officiel

44,965 Documents

Procurement: Bosnian Procurement Documents

353 Documents

Procurement: OpenOil Concessions Database

75 Documents

Leaks: Wikileaks State Department Cables

247,516 Documents

Grey literature: National Security Archive (DC)

2,889 Documents

Grey literature: The Base - Research Project (DC)

579 Documents

Grey literature: UN OHCHR Human Rights Reports

16 Documents

Grey literature: US CIA Rendition Flights

2 Documents

Company registries: Montenegro Company Database

5,811 Documents

Company registries: Panama Companies Registry

444,379 Documents

Company registries: Romania Foreign Companies

3 Documents

News archives: Center for Investigative Journalism (DC)

10 Documents

News archives: Center for Investigative Reporting (DC)

6,492 Documents

News archives: CIN Bosnia

13,967 Documents

News archives: Global Witness (DC)

157 Documents

News archives: Monitori.ge (Documents)

7 Documents

News archives: Renditions Database (DocumentCloud)

8 Documents

News archives: The Wall Street Journal (DC)

1,489 Documents

News archives: Follow the Money (DocumentCloud)

111 Documents

News archives: Agence France-Presse (DocumentCloud)

26 Documents

Company registries: Guernsey Companies Registry

64,336 Documents

News archives: RISE Moldova (DocumentCloud)

150 Documents

News archives: Le Monde (DocumentCloud)

24 Documents

News archives: Neue Zürcher Zeitung (DocumentCloud)

1 Documents

News archives: Amnesty International (DocumentCloud)

3 Documents

News archives: Access Info Europe (DocumentCloud)

79 Documents

News archives: Atlatszo.hu (DocumentCloud)

5 Documents

News archives: RISE Project Romania

3,184 Documents 19 Persons and companies

News archives: RISE Moldova

2,629 Documents

News archives: The Boston Globe (DC)

1,634 Documents

News archives: The Times (DocumentCloud)

143 Documents

News archives: Privacy International (DC)

1,412 Documents

News archives: Zeit Online (DocumentCloud)

75 Documents

Gazettes: Boletin de la Republica Argentina

11,265 Documents

Gazettes: Swiss Official Gazette of Commerce

837,911 Documents

Leaks: OSCE Austria

810 Documents

Grey literature: Global Terrorism Database

1 Documents

Grey literature: UK Parliamentary Inquiries

1,729 Documents 44 Persons and companies

Company registries: Isle of Man Companies Registry

185,613 Documents

News archives: Associated Press (DocumentCloud)

618 Documents

News archives: BBC News Online (DocumentCloud)

10 Documents

News archives: bigmir)net (DocumentCloud)

51 Documents

News archives: CIJ City University London (DC)

1 Documents

News archives: CIN Serbia Reporting

2,067 Documents

News archives: CNN (DocumentCloud)

1,156 Documents

News archives: CORRECT!V (DocumentCloud)

323 Documents

News archives: Deep in South Africa (DocumentCloud)

16 Documents

News archives: eldiario.es (DocumentCloud)

989 Documents

News archives: F.A.Z. (DocumentCloud)

26 Documents

News archives: Financial Times (DocumentCloud)

437 Documents

News archives: Hurriyet (DocumentCloud)

4 Documents

News archives: Javno.rs (DocumentCloud)

331 Documents

News archives: KyivPost (DocumentCloud)

4 Documents

News archives: ZN.UA (DocumentCloud)

325 Documents

News archives: OneWorld (DocumentCloud)

5 Documents

News archives: Mail & Guardian (DocumentCloud)

2 Documents

News archives: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (DC)

2 Documents

Company registries: Moldova Company Register

70 Documents

Company registries: Kyrgyzstan Ministry of Justice

2 Documents

Court archives: US SEC Litigation & Enforcement

19,936 Documents

Procurement: Georgian Contract Awards

24,105 Documents

Leaks: US NSA Newsletter

112 Documents

Leaks: YanukovychLeaks

38,765 Documents

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