Filing Office Lookup
Also known as Search by Filing Number
|Product Code(s)||Not Applicable|
|6.0 Released On||March 10, 2017|
No modifications have been made to this data layer since the initial release.
IMPORTANT: Please see the new Online Services Security Enhancement Release, effective November 09, 2020.
When utilizing this D&B Direct feature, a filing number, encoded filing type, case-sensitive filing location state abbreviation and country code of "US" will be required.
This feature provides information for the following filing types: Suit, Lien, Judgment, UCC, Business Registration, and Bankruptcy.
This data layer is only available for businesses domiciled in the United States.
Data Layer Entitlement
For customers in U.S. and Canadian markets, the API is provisioned for specific collections of products, reports, and/or features (collectively referred to as data layers) for production and trial usage. Entitlement is not required for testing in the sandbox environment.
- This product is entitled as "Search - Suits, Liens, Judgments & Bankruptcies" for D&B Direct 2.0 customers.
For customers in the UK, Ireland, Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg markets, the API is provisioned as a specific set of data layers for production, trial, and sandbox usage.
- This particular data layer is NOT included in the D&B Direct Onboard suite.
<soapenv:Envelope xmlns:soapenv="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/" xmlns:com="http://services.dnb.com/CompanyServiceV2.0"> <soapenv:Header> <wsse:Security soapenv:mustUnderstand="0" xmlns:wsse="http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss/2004/01/oasis-200401-wss-wssecurity-secext-1.0.xsd" xmlns:wsu="http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss/2004/01/oasis-200401-wss-wssecurity-utility-1.0.xsd"> <wsse:UsernameToken wsu:Id="UsernameToken-11"> <wsse:Username>MyUserName</wsse:Username> <wsse:Password Type="http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss/2004/01/oasis-200401-wss-username-token-profile-1.0#PasswordText">MyPassword</wsse:Password> </wsse:UsernameToken> </wsse:Security> </soapenv:Header> <soapenv:Body> <com:SearchByFilingNumberRequest> <SearchByFilingNumberRequestDetail> <InquiryDetail> <FilingTypeCode>419</FilingTypeCode> <FilingNumber>60652958</FilingNumber> <FilingLocation> <TerritoryName>CA</TerritoryName> <CountryISOAlpha2Code>US</CountryISOAlpha2Code> </FilingLocation> </InquiryDetail> </SearchByFilingNumberRequestDetail> </com:SearchByFilingNumberRequest> </soapenv:Body> </soapenv:Envelope>
|SearchByFilingNumberRequest. TransactionDetail||RequestTransactionDetail, Optional|
Records information necessary to process a particular request. Examples of a request is the ordering of a product.
|SearchByFilingNumberRequest. TransactionDetail. ApplicationTransactionID||string up to 64 chars., Optional|
Unique Transaction ID of the request generated by the service
|SearchByFilingNumberRequest. TransactionDetail. TransactionTimestamp||dateTime, Optional|
The date and time when this request was created. When the request is from an intermediary, such as a workflow manager or service bus, this is the date and time when the message was sent to the D&B function, i.e., the date and time when the xml document was created by the requesting intermediary.
|SearchByFilingNumberRequest. TransactionDetail. SubmittingOfficeID||string up to 64 chars., Optional|
A number that identifies the system or the software application from where this request originated. / A number used to uniquely identfy the D&B business segment or delivery channel from where this request originated.
|END: SearchByFilingNumberRequest. TransactionDetail||Element|
|SearchByFilingNumberRequest. SearchByFilingNumberRequestDetail||SearchByFilingNumberRequestDetail, Required|
|SearchByFilingNumberRequest. SearchByFilingNumberRequestDetail. InquiryDetail||SearchByFilingNumberInquiryDetail, Required|
|SearchByFilingNumberRequest. SearchByFilingNumberRequestDetail. InquiryDetail. FilingTypeCode||integer up to 7 digits., Required|
Possible values: 14824 (Business Registration); 419 (UCC); 8037 (suit); 8036 (Lein); 1625 (Judgement); 1626 (Bankruptcy)
|SearchByFilingNumberRequest. SearchByFilingNumberRequestDetail. InquiryDetail. FilingNumber||string up to 20 chars., Required|
|SearchByFilingNumberRequest. SearchByFilingNumberRequestDetail. InquiryDetail. FilingLocation||SearchByFilingNumberFilingLocation, Required|
|SearchByFilingNumberRequest. SearchByFilingNumberRequestDetail. InquiryDetail. FilingLocation. TerritoryName||string up to 2 chars., Required|
|SearchByFilingNumberRequest. SearchByFilingNumberRequestDetail. InquiryDetail. FilingLocation. CountryISOAlpha2Code||string at least 2 chars. up to 2 chars., Required|
|END: SearchByFilingNumberRequest. SearchByFilingNumberRequestDetail. InquiryDetail. FilingLocation||Element|
|END: SearchByFilingNumberRequest. SearchByFilingNumberRequestDetail. InquiryDetail||Element|
|SearchByFilingNumberRequest. SearchByFilingNumberRequestDetail. InquiryReferenceDetail||InquiryReferenceDetail, Optional|
|SearchByFilingNumberRequest. SearchByFilingNumberRequestDetail. InquiryReferenceDetail. CustomerReferenceText||string at least 1 chars. up to 240 chars., Optional(Up to 5x)|
A freeform reference string provided by the customer to be linked to the product in order to support subsequent order reconciliation.
|SearchByFilingNumberRequest. SearchByFilingNumberRequestDetail. InquiryReferenceDetail. CustomerBillingEndorsementText||string at least 1 chars. up to 240 chars., Optional|
Text that is filled in by customer and commonly contains requesting individual or department name, or customer's own account/reference number and/or name for the case on which the product was provided.This text is a reference used during the billing process.
|END: SearchByFilingNumberRequest. SearchByFilingNumberRequestDetail. InquiryReferenceDetail||Element|
|END: SearchByFilingNumberRequest. SearchByFilingNumberRequestDetail||Element|
Use the following endpoint with the downloadable WSDL to request this feature.
This operation will return a static set of results in the D&B Direct test environment (sandbox), regardless of the request parameters.
The following is a list of the possible data fields returned by this operation in the XML response. Samples are provided for testing successful and failed retrieval, and to demonstrate the basic layout of a response. The data returned in samples may not represent actual values that this feature will deliver.
NOTE: The D-U-N-S Number returned in the response will be a nine-digit zero-padded, numeric value.
<soapenv:Envelope xmlns:soapenv="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/"> <soapenv:Body> <com:SearchByFilingNumberResponse ServiceVersionNumber="2" xmlns:com="http://services.dnb.com/CompanyServiceV2.0"> <TransactionDetail> <ServiceTransactionID>Id-eada75589dec01006d4905005af32f05-1</ServiceTransactionID> <TransactionTimestamp>2017-01-11T02:12:42</TransactionTimestamp> </TransactionDetail> <TransactionResult> <SeverityText>Information</SeverityText> <ResultID>CM000</ResultID> <ResultText>Success</ResultText> </TransactionResult> <SearchByFilingNumberResponseDetail> <InquiryDetail> <FilingTypeCode>419</FilingTypeCode> <FilingNumber>60652958</FilingNumber> <FilingLocation> <TerritoryName>DE</TerritoryName> <CountryISOAlpha2Code>US</CountryISOAlpha2Code> </FilingLocation> </InquiryDetail> <CandidateMatchedQuantity>1</CandidateMatchedQuantity> <PublicFilingCandidate> <FilingNumber>60652958</FilingNumber> <FilingOfficeDUNSNumber>361538168</FilingOfficeDUNSNumber> <FilingOfficeName>SECRETARY OF STATE/UCC DIVISION</FilingOfficeName> <FilingTerritoryName>DE</FilingTerritoryName> <PublicFilingSummary> <FilingTypeText DNBCodeValue="0" DNBCodeTableNumber="0">UCC</FilingTypeText> <TotalFilingsCount>0000001</TotalFilingsCount> </PublicFilingSummary> </PublicFilingCandidate> </SearchByFilingNumberResponseDetail> </com:SearchByFilingNumberResponse> </soapenv:Body> </soapenv:Envelope>
NOTE: There may be additional request and/or response elements specified in the WSDL that are not applicable for D&B Direct customers. Data elements that are not listed on this page are currently unused by this operation.
Response Codes & Error Handling
Successful service requests will return a CM000 response code in the TransactionResult ResultID field. Otherwise, one of the D&B Direct standard response codes will be returned.
This operation may return the following response codes: CM002, CM004, CM005, CM007, CP001, CP002, and SC001-SC009.
This feature returns the filing office name and D-U-N-S Number. Information about the parties involved in the filing is not returned.