COVID-19 Procedures: All business with the Commission should be through electronic filing systems, email, or by telephone. For public health safety, in-person visits to SCC offices are suspended. Filings or other deliveries are permitted by drop off at main entrance. On-site staff is minimal and processing of such deliveries may be delayed.
About the Clerk's Office
The Clerk of the Commission is the official custodian of the judicial and administrative records of the Virginia State Corporation Commission.
Business entity, Uniform Commercial Code and SCC case documents and information on file in the Office of the Clerk are in most instances open to public examination. Many documents may be viewed and downloaded from the Clerk's Information System (CIS) and Docket Search. These documents and information may also be viewed in the Clerk’s Office.
Staff members of the Clerk's Office can provide information regarding the requirements under Virginia law for filing a document in this office; however, the staff cannot provide legal, business or tax advice to the public. Guidance on these matters should be obtained from a legal or tax professional.
Laws & Regulations
The Clerk's Office operates under the Code of Virginia. For more information, please visit the Virginia Law Library.
- Administration of the Office of the Clerk of the Commission
- Code of Virginia – Searchable Database
- Virginia Administrative Code - Searchable Database
- Title 13.1 – Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, Business Trusts
- Title 50 – Limited Partnerships, Partnerships, Registered Limited Liability Partnerships
Notice Regarding Personal Identifiable InformationGenerally, personal identifiable information such as social security or driver's license number, date of birth, or financial institution account number should NOT be included in business entity or Uniform Commercial Code documents submitted to the Office of the Clerk for filing with the Commission. The person who prepares or submits to the Clerk's Office a document for filing is responsible for ensuring that the document contains no such information. The Clerk's Office is authorized to obliterate, without prior notice, personal identifiable data included in a document or refuse to accept for filing a document containing such data. Note that most information contained in documents filed with the Commission is subject to public viewing.
Requests for User Account Information
The Clerk's Office does not make information about an individual's online account available to the public. This information includes the individual's name, address, telephone number, email address, and payment information. Please see our guidance document for additional details.