Connecticut 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 Connecticut.

Domestic Initial Registration for Corporations:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Application for Reservation of Name

Agency Fee:

$60

Notes:

Names are reserved for 120 days.


For Domestic Corporations:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Application for Cancellation of Reserved Name

Agency Fee:

$60


For Domestic Corporations:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Transfer of Reserved Name

Agency Fee:

$60


Domestic Initial Registration for Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Application for Reservation of Name

Agency Fee:

$60

Notes:

Names are reserved for 120 days.


For Domestic Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Application for Cancellation of Reserved Name

Agency Fee:

$60


For Domestic Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Transfer of Reserved Name

Agency Fee:

$60


Domestic Initial Registration for Limited Liability Partnerships:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Application for Reservation of Name

Agency Fee:

$60

Notes:

Names are reserved for 120 days.


For Domestic Limited Liability Partnerships:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Application for Cancellation of Reserved Name

Agency Fee:

$60


For Domestic Limited Liability Partnerships:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Transfer of Reserved Name

Agency Fee:

$60


Domestic Initial Registration for Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Application for Reservation of Name

Agency Fee:

$60

Notes:

Names are reserved for 120 days.


For Domestic Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Application for Cancellation of Reserved Name

Agency Fee:

$60


For Domestic Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Transfer of Reserved Name

Agency Fee:

$60


Foreign Initial Registration for Corporations:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Application for Registration of Corporate Name

Agency Fee:

$60

Notes:

Names are registered for one calendar year.


Foreign Registration Renewal for Corporations:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Application to Renew a Registration of Corporate Name

Agency Fee:

$60

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.


Foreign Initial Registration for Corporations:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Application for Reservation of Name

Agency Fee:

$60

Notes:

Names are reserved for 120 days.


For Foreign Corporations:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Application for Cancellation of Reserved Name

Agency Fee:

$60


For Foreign Corporations:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Transfer of Reserved Name

Agency Fee:

$60


Foreign Initial Registration for Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Application for Reservation of Name

Agency Fee:

$60

Notes:

Names are reserved for 120 days.


For Foreign Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Transfer of Reserved Name

Agency Fee:

$60


For Foreign Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Application for Cancellation of Reserved Name

Agency Fee:

$60


Foreign Initial Registration for Limited Liability Partnerships:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Application for Reservation of Name

Agency Fee:

$60

Notes:

Names are reserved for 120 days.


For Foreign Limited Liability Partnerships:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Application for Cancellation of Reserved Name

Agency Fee:

$60


For Foreign Limited Liability Partnerships:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Transfer of Reserved Name

Agency Fee:

$60


Foreign Initial Registration for Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Application for Registration of Corporate Name

Agency Fee:

$60

Notes:

Names are registered for one calendar year.


Foreign Registration Renewal for Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Application to Renew a Registration of Corporate Name

Agency Fee:

$60

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.


Foreign Initial Registration for Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Application for Reservation of Name

Agency Fee:

$60

Notes:

Names are reserved for 120 days.


For Foreign Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Application for Cancellation of Reserved Name

Agency Fee:

$60


For Foreign Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
Form:

Transfer of Reserved Name

Agency Fee:

$60


Registration Renewal for Corporations:

Not required



Name reservations cannot be renewed. Simply allow the existing reservation to expire and then file a new reservation if more time is needed.

More information: Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division

Registration Renewal for Limited Liability Companies:

Not required



Name reservations cannot be renewed. Simply allow the existing reservation to expire and then file a new reservation if more time is needed.

More information: Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division

Registration Renewal for Limited Liability Partnerships:

Not required



Name reservations cannot be renewed. Simply allow the existing reservation to expire and then file a new reservation if more time is needed.

More information: Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division

Registration Renewal for Nonprofit Corporations:

Not required



Name reservations cannot be renewed. Simply allow the existing reservation to expire and then file a new reservation if more time is needed.

More information: Connecticut Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division

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