Arkansas 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 Arkansas.

Arkansas Entity Name Reservation Licenses

Arkansas Foreign Name Registration

Agency:Arkansas Secretary of State - Business and Commercial Services Division (BCS)

Initial Registration

Form:

Form F-05: Application for Registration of a Corporate Name

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$45 for online filing and $50 if filing by mail.

Notes:

Names are registered for one calendar year.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Form F-05: Application for Registration of a Corporate Name (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$22.50 for online filing and $25 if filing by mail.

Due:

Name registrations expire at the end of the calendar year in which the initial filing was made.

Notes:

File a renewal to extend your registration for another year.

Arkansas Reservation of Corporate Name

Agency:Arkansas Secretary of State - Business and Commercial Services Division (BCS)

Amendment of Reserved or Registered Name

Form:

TRN-06: Notice of Transfer of Reserved Name

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$22.50 for online and $25 for paper form filing.

Initial Registration

Form:

RN-06: Application for Reservation of Corporate Name

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$22.50 for online or $25 for paper form.

Notes:

Names are reserved for 120 days and cannot be renewed.

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Name reservations cannot be renewed.

Arkansas Reservation of Limited Liability Company Name

Agency:Arkansas Secretary of State - Business and Commercial Services Division (BCS)

Amendment of Reserved or Registered Name

Form:

TRN-06: Notice of Transfer of Reserved Name for LLC

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$22.50 for online and $25 for paper form filing.

Initial Registration

Form:

RN-06: Application for Reservation of Limited Liability Company Name

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$22.50 for online and $25 for paper form filing.

Notes:

Names are reserved for 120 days.

Registration Renewal

Form:

RN-06: Application for Reservation of Limited Liability Company Name

Agency Fee:

$22.50 for online and $25 for paper form filing.

Due:

Reserved names expire after 120 days.

Notes:

Reserved names can only be renewed once, bringing the total reservation period to 240 days.

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