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Business Services
148 West River Street
Providence, RI 02904-2615
Phone: (401) 222-3040
Fax: (401) 222-1309
TTY: 711


Open to the public
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


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On June 25, 2012, the Secretary of State’s Office, Division of Business Services, was notified that solicitation letters were sent to Rhode Island business corporations. The mailing indicated the company could assist with the compliance of Rhode Island General Law 7-1.2-1502 Books and Records by submitting documentation and fees to a third party.

These solicitations were NOT issued by the RI Secretary of State or by any other governmental agency. Business entities can use third parties (i.e. Attorneys and filing companies) to assist them with preparation of documents to be maintained by the business entity pursuant to state law. Forms that meet the minimum statutory requirements and instructions for filing with our office can be found in our forms library.