About the Secretary

2016 Session Laws

Kansas Business Center

Scheduled Office Closures

CyberCivics

Kris W. Kobach

Kansas Secretary of State

Welcome to the online office of the Kansas Secretary of State. I hope that you will find this site to be helpful, informative, and user-friendly. It is our mission to provide fast, efficient service of the highest quality. At the same time, we strive to be the least complicated, most accessible office in state government. Thank you for visiting, and feel free to contact us by email, telephone, or in person.

Kris W. Kobach
Secretary of State  (Secretary Biography)

2016 Session Laws

The 2016 Session Laws of Kansas are now available. Volume 2 includes information from the 2016 Special Session. Use the links below to view Volumes 1 and 2, and the Index of Bills and Session Laws Chapters.

The Kansas Business Center is your one-stop shop for starting and maintaining a business in Kansas. Follow the link below to learn more about available resources, file forms online, or chat online with a trained referral coordinator to find the help you need. Get started today!

Kansas Business Center

Welcome to the Kansas Business Center

Scheduled Office Closures

The Secretary of State's office will be closed for
the following holidays in 2017:

Holiday Date Holiday Date
New Year's Day January 2 Labor Day September 4
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day January 16 Veterans Day November 10
Memorial Day May 29 Thanksgiving November 24 & 25
Independence Day July 4 Christmas December 25

CyberCivics

Explore the history and government of Kansas at this online civics education resource for teachers and students. Challenge yourself by taking our 20-question trivia test, and by taking the quizzes at the end of each chapter. See how much you know about Kansas history by visiting

www.civics.ks.gov

2016 Session Laws

The 2016 Session Laws of Kansas are now available. Volume 2 includes information from the 2016 Special Session. Use the links below to view Volumes 1 and 2, and the Index of Bills and Session Laws Chapters.

Kansas Business Center

The Kansas Business Center is your one-stop shop for starting and maintaining a business in Kansas. Follow the link below to learn more about available resources, file forms online, or chat online with a trained referral coordinator to find the help you need. Get started today!

Go to the Kansas Business Center

Introductory Video

Scheduled Office Closures

The Secretary of State's office will be closed for the following holidays in 2017:

Holiday Date
New Year's Day January 2
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day January 16
Memorial Day May 29
Independence Day July 4
Labor Day September 4
Veterans Day November 10
Thanksgiving November 24 & 25
Christmas December 25

SOS News

February 8, 2017

New Business Formations on the Rise

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach today released the Annual Business Formation Report showing Kansas business filing trends over the past ten years. The number of new business entities formed in 2016 was 18,147. That number broke the 2015 record of 17,298.

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February 8, 2017

Business Formation Report

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