The Secretary of State website has provided an online portal through which filers can register their business with the Secretary of State, the State Tax Department and the Unemployment Compensation Division. Furthermore, representatives will be able to manage their registered businesses with a number of other useful functions such as the online filing of the annual report. In order to take full advantage of the Business For West Virginia website, you will be required to create an online account. Account creation is quick, free, and has been explained in the guide below.

How to Create

Step 1- To begin, navigate to this webpage and click on the Register Now link found on the bottom right hand side of the login window.


Step 2- The next page will have you supplying the following information:

  • Full name
  • Company name
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • Fax number (optional)
  • Email address
  • User login ID
  • Password
  • Question (selected from drop down menu)
  • Answer to security question

Click Register when ready.


Step 3- If all the requisite information was provided and submitted correctly, the following page should read like the one displayed below. To log into your account, provide the newly created user ID and your password into the appropriate fields and click Login.


How to (Video)