Florida 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 Florida.

Foreign Initial Registration for Corporations:

Agency:Florida Department of State - Division of Corporations
Form:

Profit Corporation - Foreign Name Registration

Agency Fee:

$87.50

Notes:

Name registration lasts for a period of one calendar year.

Fact Checked:9/11/18

Foreign Registration Renewal for Corporations:

Agency:Florida Department of State - Division of Corporations
Form:

Profit Corporation - Foreign Name Renewal

Agency Fee:

$87.50

Due:

Registered names expire at the close of the calendar year in which the application was filed.

Notes:

File a renewal between October 1st and December 31st to extend your name registration for another year.

Fact Checked:9/11/18

Foreign Initial Registration for Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Florida Department of State - Division of Corporations
Form:

Non-Profit Corporation - Foreign Name Registration

Agency Fee:

$87.50

Notes:

Name registration lasts for a period of one calendar year.

Fact Checked:9/11/18

Foreign Registration Renewal for Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Florida Department of State - Division of Corporations
Form:

Non-Profit Corporation - Foreign Name Renewal

Agency Fee:

$87.50

Due:

Registered names expire at the close of the calendar year in which the application was filed.

Notes:

File a renewal between October 1st and December 31st to extend your name registration for another year.

Fact Checked:9/11/18

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