Hawaii 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 Hawaii.

Hawaii Entity Name Reservation Licenses

Hawaii Name Reservation

Agency:Hawaii Business Registration Division (BREG)

Amendment of Reserved or Registered Name


Transfer of Name Reservation

Agency Fee:

$10 (plus optional $25 for expedited filing.)

Initial Registration


Reservation of Corporate Name

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$10 (plus optional $25 for expedited filing.)


Names are reserved for 120 days.

Renewal Not Required

Not required

Name reservations cannot be renewed.

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