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.

For Domestic Corporations:

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

RN-06: Application for Reservation of Corporate Name

Agency fee:

$22.50 for online or $25 for paper form.

Notes:

Names are reserved for 120 days.


For Domestic Corporations:

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

TRN-06: Notice of Transfer of Reserved Name

Agency fee:

$22.50 for online or $25 for paper form.


For Domestic Limited Liability Companies:

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

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

Agency fee:

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

Notes:

Names are reserved for 120 days.


For Domestic Limited Liability Companies:

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

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

Agency fee:

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


For Domestic Nonprofit Corporations:

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

TRN-06: Notice of Transfer of Reserved Name

Agency fee:

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


For Domestic Nonprofit Corporations:

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

RN-06: Application for Reservation of Corporate Name

Agency fee:

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

Notes:

Names are reserved for 120 days.


For Domestic Limited Liability Companies:

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


For Domestic Corporations:

Not required



Corporation name reservations are non-renewable.

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

For Domestic Nonprofit Corporations:

Not required



Nonprofit corporation name reservations are non-renewable.

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

For Foreign Corporations:

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

TRN-06: Notice of Transfer of Reserved Name

Agency fee:

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


For Foreign Corporations:

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

RN-06: Application for Reservation of a Corporate Name

Agency fee:

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

Notes:

Names are reserved for 120 days.


For Foreign Limited Liability Companies:

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

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

Agency fee:

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

Notes:

Names are reserved for 120 days.


For Foreign Limited Liability Companies:

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

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

Agency fee:

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


For Foreign Nonprofit Corporations:

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

RN-06: Application for Reservation of Corporate Name

Agency fee:

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

Notes:

Names are reserved for 120 days.


For Foreign Nonprofit Corporations:

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

TRN-06: Notice of Transfer of Reserved Name

Agency fee:

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


For Foreign Corporations:

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

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

Agency fee:

$45 for online and $50 for paper form filing.

Notes:

Names are registered for one calendar year.


For Foreign Corporations:

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

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

Agency fee:

$25

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.


For Foreign Limited Liability Companies:

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


For Foreign Corporations:

Not required



Corporation name reservations are non-renewable.

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

For Foreign Nonprofit Corporations:

Not required



Nonprofit corporation name reservations are non-renewable.

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

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