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We preserve Delaware’s heritage and showcase the history of our state through active historic preservation efforts, engaging educational programs, and stimulating exhibits that help people connect with those aspects of our past that have made this state what it is today.   Divisions that Preserve History      

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Public Protection

We are charged with the public’s protection. Through regulatory, licensing, investigative and consumer services, we protect the public’s health, safety and economic welfare. We are also charged with the promotion and assurance of equal opportunity in public accommodation and housing.   Divisions that Provide Protection      

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Delaware Veterans

We serve those who have served our nation by providing high-quality long-term care, by connecting them and their families with important benefit information, and through the administration of two state veterans cemeteries.   Divisions that Support Veterans    

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For media inquiries, contact:  Rony Baltazar-Lopez Community Relations Officer    View all the latest news from the Department of State and the Office of the Secretary of State in this newsroom below.   This feature requires javascript. Please visit News.Delaware.gov or Subscribe to the RSS Loading   View More News Items  |  Archive of Previous Years

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Jeffrey W. Bullock

Jeffrey W. Bullock was appointed Delaware’s 80th Secretary of State in 2009 by Gov. Jack Markell and re-appointed by Gov. John Carney in 2017. Secretary Bullock has held the office longer than any other Delaware Secretary of State in more than 220 years. During his tenure, Secretary Bullock has worked to make state government more […]

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Below are answers to frequently asked questions about the Delaware Department of State, the Secretary of State and the Department’s divisions. If you have other questions that are not listed on this page please contact us. Corporate Questions Does Delaware have Corporate Information available on-line? The Division of Corporations has many venues for accessing corporate […]

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The Secretary of State oversees various divisions with varying responsibilities in virtually every aspect of state government: economic development, finance, transportation, housing, education, culture and quality-of-life issues. To find out more information about our divisions please visit their websites or stop by their offices. DOS Divisions Office Locations        

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Contact Information

You may email any of the Department’s divisions by filling in our Contact Form. Divisions Contact Information     Dover Office Location of the Secretary of State Secretary of State’s Office – Dover401 Federal StreetDover, DE 19901 Latitude/Longitude39.15791438, -75.5221653 See in Google Maps   Wilmington Office Location of the Secretary of State Secretary of State’s […]

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If a consumer has complaints about a business, or other service that the Department of State offers we urge you to let us know so that we can solve the problem. On this page you will find a comprehensive list of the all the Department of State divisions that handle complaints. Please take a look […]

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Code References

Listed below is a reference guide to the sections of the Delaware State Code that pertain to the Department of State and it’s many divisions. General Code Secretary of State – Delaware Constitution, Article III, §10Service of Process – Title 10, Chapter 31Secretary of State – Title 29, Chapter 23Department of State – Title 29, […]

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