• FirstStop - See Availability Status Below


    Preview some of the functionality of FirstStop, which provides customers the ability to submit, and update, business and licensing records online.

  • North Dakota Blue Book

    The North Dakota Blue Book is a series of volumes that contain a compendium of information about the state’s political, economic, social, cultural, and environmental history, along with its status when each volume was published.

Tribal Voting

February 13, 2020 - Settlement Reached - Today, the Spirit Lake Nation, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, other Plaintiffs, and the North Dakota Secretary of State in Brakebill, et. al v. Jaeger and Spirit Lake et. al v. Jaeger are pleased to announce an agreement in principle to settle these two federal cases and to address the claims related to tribal IDs for voting and other ballot access concerns of the Native American residents in North Dakota. Read full joint press release.

Additionally, this office has implemented emergency Administrative Rules relating to Tribal Identification for Voting (NDAC, chapter 72-06-03). A hearing to address the proposed rules will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 2, 2020, in the Coteau Room at the North Dakota State Capitol. Comments regarding the proposed rules will be accepted by the Secretary of State’s office through Friday, April 17, 2020. All comments are welcomed and will be considered.

Series Limited Liability Companies

This office is proposing Administrative Rules relating to the formation and continuing existence of series limited liability companies. For further information, see below:

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North Dakota Voter Information

Upcoming Deadlines and Events

March 20, 2020
...through April 17, 2020. Due to Coronavirus concerns, access to the Secretary of State’s office will be limited to by-appointment only.
April 10, 2020
Good Friday - State agency offices closed
May 9, 2020
Regulated Mixed Fighting Style Event
Clarion Hotel Conference Center - Minot, ND
June 6, 2020
Regulated Mixed Fighting Style Event
Avalon Events Center - Fargo, ND