Using the Corporations Online Filing System (COFS)

The State of Michigan recently made changes the to the way Corporations and LLCs renew their annual reports online. The Corporations Online Filing System (COFS) is now available and allows businesses to submit documents and annual filings online, pay filing fees online, order certificates and certified copies online, and provides for expanded search functionality.

With the new system, a PIN in now required. Each company should have received a notice form the State with their PIN. Please note that the MICH-ELF filing system will no longer be available.

How to access COFS:

Corporations Division
Services: Searches, Certificate & Certified Copy Orders

Corporations Online Filing System
Services: Online Document Submission, Online Annual Reports/Statements

Please refer to the detailed instructions provided on the Corporations Division website for accessing the entity’s online account. You will find an illustrated guide to assist you with using the system. This guide provides a step-by-step walk through along with examples and additional information. If you need further assistance, you may contact the Corporations Division by calling (517) 241-6470. The Corporations Division will have expanded hours for telephone assistance: Monday, October 30 to Thursday, November 9 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST.