Washington D.C. 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 Washington D.C..

Washington D.C. Entity Name Reservation Licenses

District of Columbia Name Registration

Agency:District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs - Corporations Division
Fact Checked:10/2/20

Initial Registration

Form:

Name Registration & Renewal Form GN-4

Agency Fee:

$200

Notes:

Registered names are valid for one year from the date of registration.

Fact Checked:10/2/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Name Registration & Renewal Form GN-4

Agency Fee:

$200

Due:

Registered names expire one year from the date of registration.

Notes:

Filing a renewal extends the registration for another year.

Fact Checked:10/2/20

District of Columbia Name Reservation Registration

Agency:District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs - Corporations Division
Fact Checked:10/2/20

Initial Registration

Form:

Name Reservation Registration & Transfer Form GN-3

Agency Fee:

$50

Notes:

Names are reserved for 120 days.

Fact Checked:10/2/20

Amendment of Reserved or Registered Name

Form:

Name Reservation Registration & Transfer Form GN-3

Agency Fee:

$50

Fact Checked:10/2/20

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