Kentucky 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 Kentucky.

Kentucky Entity Name Reservation Licenses

Kentucky Entity Name Registration

Agency:Kentucky Secretary of State
Fact Checked:10/2/20

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Registered Name

Agency Fee:

$36

Notes:

Names are registered for one calendar year.

Fact Checked:10/2/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of Registered Name

Agency Fee:

$36

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:10/2/20

Kentucky Name Reservation

Agency:Kentucky Secretary of State
Fact Checked:10/2/20

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Reservation or Renewal of Reserved Name

Agency Fee:

$15

Notes:

Names are reserved for 120 days.

Fact Checked:10/2/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Reservation or Renewal of Reserved Name

Agency Fee:

$15

Due:

Reserved names expire after 120 days.

Notes:

Name reservations can be renewed for additional 120 day periods.

Fact Checked:10/2/20

Amendment of Reserved or Registered Name

Form:

Notice of Transfer of Reserved Name

Agency Fee:

$15

Fact Checked:10/2/20

Cancellation of Reserved or Registered Name

Form:

Notice of Cancellation of Reserved Name

Agency Fee:

$10

Fact Checked:10/2/20
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