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Data Subscription

The Rhode Island Department of State, Division of Business Services offers its data in .TXT format via the following methods:

CD download

Record Types Fees
Corporate Database (Active Records) $250.00
RI Inactive Business Corporations $50.00
RI Active Limited Liability Companies $50.00
RI Active Non-profit Corporations $50.00
RI Notary Public Database $25.00

How to order your CD:

+ Online

Request your CD download using the descriptions listed in the table. 

  • Email us at corp_tech@sos.ri.gov
  • Processing Time: Two business days. 
  • In person pick-up required:
  • RI Department of State, 148 West River Street, Providence, RI 02904
  • Payment: All major credit cards* are accepted, cash or check made payable to RI Department of State.

*A small transaction fee is charged for in person credit card transactions.

+ By Phone

Place your order using the descriptions listed in the table.

  • Call us at 401-222-3040
  • Processing Time: Two business days. 
  • In person pick-up required:
  • RI Department of State, 148 West River Street, Providence, RI 02904
  • Payment: All major credit cards* are accepted, cash or check made payable to RI Department of State.

*A small transaction fee is charged for in person credit card transactions.

+ By Mail

Send written request using descriptions listed in the table to:

    RI Department of State
    148 West River Street
    Providence, RI 02904

  • Processing Time: 5-7 business days (including mailing time). 
  • Payment: Check made payable to RI Department of State.

 


Data subscriptions

Subscribers must complete the Rhode Island Data/Image Subscription Agreement and remit the applicable fees to access our Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) site to download the subscription data. Questions can be directed to corp_tech@sos.ri.gov.

Yearly subscription fees
Types of Data Monthly Weekly Quartely Images One-time*
Initial Set-Up
Fee required
Yearly Fee
Corporate Database (Active ONLY) YES NO NO NO NO $3,000
Corporate Database (Active/Inactive) YES NO NO NO NO $3,600
Notary Database YES NO NO NO NO $300
Trademark/Service Mark Database NO NO YES YES NO $100
UCC Data ONLY YES YES NO NO $1,500 $4,800
UCC Data/ Images YES YES NO YES $3,000 $8,400

*One-time initial set-up fee provides access to existing data/images; yearly fee reflects the cost of monthly downloads.