New York 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 New York.

New York Entity Name Reservation Licenses

New York Name Reservation

Agency:New York Department of State - Division of Corporations, State Records and Uniform Commercial Code
Fact Checked:10/2/20

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Reservation of Name

Agency Fee:

$10 for nonprofit corporations, $20 for other entities.

Notes:

Names are reserved for 60 days.

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Registration Renewal

Form:

Request for Extension of Reservation of Name

Agency Fee:

$10 for nonprofit corporations, $20 for other entities.

Due:

Reserved names expire after 60 days.

Notes:

Name reservations can be renewed for up to 2 additional 60 day periods.

Fact Checked:10/2/20

Cancellation of Reserved or Registered Name

Form:

Request for Cancellation of Reservation of Name

Agency Fee:

$10 for nonprofit corporations, $20 for other entities.

Fact Checked:10/2/20
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