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.

Domestic Initial Registration for 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.

Fact Checked:9/11/18

For Domestic Corporations:

Agency:Louisiana Secretary of State - Commercial Division
Form:

Name Reservation Transfer

Agency Fee:

$25

Fact Checked:9/11/18

Domestic Initial Registration for 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.

Fact Checked:9/11/18

For Domestic Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Louisiana Secretary of State - Commercial Division
Form:

Name Reservation Transfer

Agency Fee:

$25

Fact Checked:9/11/18

Domestic Initial Registration for 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.

Fact Checked:9/11/18

For Domestic Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Louisiana Secretary of State - Commercial Division
Form:

Name Reservation Transfer

Agency Fee:

$25

Fact Checked:9/11/18

Foreign Initial Registration for 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.

Fact Checked:9/11/18

Foreign Initial Registration for 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.

Fact Checked:9/11/18

Foreign Registration Renewal for 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.

Fact Checked:9/11/18

Foreign Registration Renewal for 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.

Fact Checked:9/11/18

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