Business Registration Division staff remain available during normal business hours (7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday, except state holidays) to meet the needs of the public over the phone, online, and in-person.

For Business Registration filings, please use the following links for: business name search, to register a business, to file an annual report, to obtain a certificate of good standing, or to purchase other documents. Filings via email, mail, and fax will be accepted, however, processing times may be delayed when filed through these methods. Email document filings to [email protected]. Please include a brief memo containing your contact information and an email address with your filing. Approved and returned documents will be sent via email.

If you need assistance, please view our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), email [email protected] or call (808) 586-2727. 

Access to the King Kalakaua Building will only be allowed through the building's front lobby via Merchant Street. A face covering is required to enter, and while conducting business in the building. Safety protocols including social distancing measures will be implemented, so we ask that you please follow instructions and plan your time accordingly. 

The public is strongly encouraged to continue calling in or utilizing DCCA's online services. Contact information for each division is available at For a full listing of online services go to

We thank you in advance for your cooperation and patience.

In Hawaii, all business registrations are filed with the State of Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Business Registration Division. Our business registration forms are simple to fill out and only require enough information to fulfill Hawaii’s statutory filing requirements.  Many of our registration forms are available for filing online.  Filing online can result in quicker review times and allows filers to check the status of their filings, view filing deadlines, purchase documents, and more.

Register a business online

Registration forms, fees and information

Other online services

For business registration assistance, please email [email protected] or call (808) 586-2727.