EDGAR, which stands for Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval, is a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) online database. EDGAR performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the SEC.

For more information, please visit the SEC website HERE.

Below is a link to the EDGAR Filer Management page. You can select “Apply for EDGAR Access (New)” on the left to fill out the Form ID. Once completed, it will have to be printed and notarized. It can then be electronically submitted to the SEC for review and issuance of access codes.

You can access the form from the SEC website HERE.

The reporting requirements vary greatly for different issuers, funds, and entities. A good filing agent, such as filing2sec, should help you navigate the complexities of the financial reporting requirements to help you remain compliant.

Please click HERE for a database of SEC forms and explanations of each.

XBRL stands for ‘eXtensible Business Reporting Language’ and is used to communicate financial and business data electronically. For a more in depth explanation from the SEC, please follow the below link to the SEC explanation below.


Generally, Directors and Company Counsel are authorized parties to approve SEC Filings. If you would like to update your company information to appoint another filer, please contact us.

If the SEC requires payment for a filing, you can follow the instructions below for payment methods.

SEC Website