Minnesota Secretary Of State - Online filing system requirements
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Online filing system requirements

The Minnesota Business & Lien System (MBLS) application is supported by the following web browsers:

  • Microsoft Edge (most current)
  • Google Chrome (most current)
  • Fire Fox (most current)

Please use the current version of browsers to make sure that our web pages display correctly and that you have the latest security updates.  


Here's a list of browsers we support and the link(s) to the most recent versions.

Windows: Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome or Fire Fox (latest versions)

Mac: Google Chrome, Mozilla Fire Fox (latest versions)

PDF Reader: Adobe Reader

Browser settings:

  • JavaScript must be enabled.
  • Cookies must be enabled.
  • Popup blockers must be disabled. 
  • Autofill / AutoComplete / Save form entries or similar browser functionality must be disabled before submitting website forms.

Other software needed:

  • To view and print PDF files we recommend Adobe Reader (latest version).

NOTE: The MBLS portal session will expire after 2 hours if there has been no activity.