Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Entity Name Reservation Licenses

Massachusetts Name Reservation

Agency:Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth

Initial Registration


Application of Reservation of Name

Agency Fee:



Names are reserved for 60 days.

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:



Name reservations expire after 60 days.


Pay an additional $30 to keep your name reservation active for 30 more days.

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