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Entity Name Reservation

Reserve your entity name to get your company started on the right track

If you want to use a specific entity name, it needs to be checked for availability in the state in where you intend to form your company. An available entity name can then be reserved and used later when you’re ready to file your business formation documents with the state.

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Pricing starts at $49 + state filing fees

We provide an easy way to submit your request

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1. Answer a few quick questions, including your proposed business name

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2. We do a preliminary check of the name you want

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3. If the name you picked is available, we’ll reserve it with the state

Each state has its own guidelines for coming up with a distinguishable business name. You may also want to keep the following in mind:

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Make the name easy to remember and easy to spell

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People should have a positive image or connection to the name

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Associate the name to what your business will be doing

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Standard

starting at

$49

+ state filing fees*

Includes:

Preliminary entity name check

Reservation of the name with the state

*Filing fees include the required state fees and state expedite, name reservation, walk-in and other fees.
Only includes required state fees to meet delivery times.

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