Louisiana 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 Louisiana.

For Domestic Corporations:

Agency:Louisiana Secretary of State - Commercial Division
Form:

Name Reservation-Corporation, Limited Liability Company, L3C and Partnership

Agency fee:

$25

Notes:

Names are reserved for 120 days.


For Domestic Corporations:

Agency:Louisiana Secretary of State - Commercial Division
Form:

Name Reservation Transfer

Agency fee:

$25


For Domestic Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Louisiana Secretary of State - Commercial Division
Form:

Name Reservation-Corporation, Limited Liability Company, L3C and Partnership

Agency fee:

$25

Notes:

Names are reserved for 120 days.


For Domestic Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Louisiana Secretary of State - Commercial Division
Form:

Name Reservation Transfer

Agency fee:

$25


For Domestic Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Louisiana Secretary of State - Commercial Division
Form:

Name Reservation-Corporation, Limited Liability Company, L3C and Partnership

Agency fee:

$25

Notes:

Names are reserved for 120 days.


For Domestic Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Louisiana Secretary of State - Commercial Division
Form:

Name Reservation Transfer

Agency fee:

$25


For Foreign Corporations:

Agency:Louisiana Secretary of State - Commercial Division
Form:

Foreign Name Registration

Agency fee:

$25

Notes:

Name registrations expire at the end of the calendar year.


For Foreign Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Louisiana Secretary of State - Commercial Division
Form:

Foreign Name Registration

Agency fee:

$25

Notes:

Name registrations expire at the end of the calendar year.


For Foreign Corporations:

Agency:Louisiana Secretary of State - Commercial Division
Form:

Foreign Name Registration Renewal

Agency fee:

$25

Due:

All name registrations expire on December 31 of each year.

Notes:

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


For Foreign Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Louisiana Secretary of State - Commercial Division
Form:

Foreign Name Registration Renewal

Agency fee:

$25

Due:

All name registrations expire on December 31 of each year.

Notes:

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


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