Alabama Entity Name Reservation

Name reservation protects the preferred name of your entity while you prepare to file formation documents with the state. Depending on entity type, reservations may be eligible for renewal if more time is needed. See the table below for more information on filing a name reservation in Alabama.

For Domestic Corporations:

Agency:Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division
Form:

Name Reservation Request Form for Domestic Entities

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$10 for standard service or $25 for expedited.

Notes:

Name Reservations are good for a period of one year from the date of filing.


For Domestic Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division
Form:

Name Reservation Request Form for Domestic Entities

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$10 for standard service or $25 for expedited.

Notes:

Name Reservations are good for a period of one year from the date of filing.


For Domestic Limited Liability Limited Partnerships:

Agency:Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division
Form:

Name Reservation Request Form for Domestic Entities

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$10 for standard service or $25 for expedited.

Notes:

Name Reservations are good for a period of one year from the date of filing.


For Domestic Limited Liability Partnerships:

Agency:Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division
Form:

Name Reservation Request Form for Domestic Entities

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$10 for standard service or $25 for expedited.

Notes:

Name Reservations are good for a period of one year from the date of filing.


For Domestic Limited Partnerships:

Agency:Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division
Form:

Name Reservation Request Form for Domestic Entities

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$10 for standard service or $25 for expedited.

Notes:

Name Reservations are good for a period of one year from the date of filing.


For Domestic Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division
Form:

Name Reservation Request Form for Domestic Entities

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$10 for standard service or $25 for expedited.

Notes:

Name Reservations are good for a period of one year from the date of filing.


For Domestic Professional Corporations:

Agency:Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division
Form:

Name Reservation Request Form for Domestic Entities

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$10 for standard service or $25 for expedited.

Notes:

Name Reservations are good for a period of one year from the date of filing.


For Foreign Corporations:

Agency:Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division
Form:

Name Reservation Request Form for Foreign Entities

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$10 for standard service or $25 for expedited.

Notes:

Name Reservations are good for a period of one year from the date of filing.


For Foreign Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division
Form:

Name Reservation Request Form for Foreign Entities

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$10 for standard service or $25 for expedited.

Notes:

Name Reservations are good for a period of one year from the date of filing.


For Foreign Limited Liability Limited Partnerships:

Agency:Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division
Form:

Name Reservation Request Form for Foreign Entities

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$10 for standard service or $25 for expedited.

Notes:

Name Reservations are good for a period of one year from the date of filing.


For Foreign Limited Liability Partnerships:

Agency:Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division
Form:

Name Reservation Request Form for Foreign Entities

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$10 for standard service or $25 for expedited.

Notes:

Name Reservations are good for a period of one year from the date of filing.


For Foreign Limited Partnerships:

Agency:Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division
Form:

Name Reservation Request Form for Foreign Entities

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$10 for standard service or $25 for expedited.

Notes:

Name Reservations are good for a period of one year from the date of filing.


For Foreign Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division
Form:

Name Reservation Request Form for Foreign Entities

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$10 for standard service or $25 for expedited.

Notes:

Name Reservations are good for a period of one year from the date of filing.


For Foreign Professional Corporations:

Agency:Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division
Form:

Name Reservation Request Form for Foreign Entities

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$10 for standard service or $25 for expedited.

Notes:

Name Reservations are good for a period of one year from the date of filing.


For Corporations:

Agency:Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division
Form:

Name Reservation Renewal Request Form

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$10 for standard service or $25 for expedited.

Due:

1 year after name reserved.

Notes:

Renewing grants a one year extension of the name reservation.


For Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division
Form:

Name Reservation Renewal Request Form

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$10 for standard service or $25 for expedited.

Due:

1 year after name reserved.

Notes:

Renewing grants a one year extension of the name reservation.


For Limited Liability Limited Partnerships:

Agency:Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division
Form:

Name Reservation Renewal Request Form

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$10 for standard service or $25 for expedited.

Due:

1 year after name reserved.

Notes:

Renewing grants a one year extension of the name reservation.


For Limited Liability Partnerships:

Agency:Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division
Form:

Name Reservation Renewal Request Form

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$10 for standard service or $25 for expedited.

Due:

1 year after name reserved.

Notes:

Renewing grants a one year extension of the name reservation.


For Limited Partnerships:

Agency:Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division
Form:

Name Reservation Renewal Request Form

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$10 for standard service or $25 for expedited.

Due:

1 year after name reserved.

Notes:

Renewing grants a one year extension of the name reservation.


For Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division
Form:

Name Reservation Renewal Request Form

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$10 for standard service or $25 for expedited.

Due:

1 year after name reserved.

Notes:

Renewing grants a one year extension of the name reservation.


For Professional Corporations:

Agency:Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division
Form:

Name Reservation Renewal Request Form

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$10 for standard service or $25 for expedited.

Due:

1 year after name reserved.

Notes:

Renewing grants a one year extension of the name reservation.


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