Ohio 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 Ohio.

Ohio Entity Name Reservation Licenses

Ohio Foreign Corporation Name Registration

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

Initial Registration

Form:

Registration of Corporation Name

Agency Fee:

$39

Notes:

Names are registered for 1 year.

Fact Checked:10/2/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Registration of Corporation Name (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$25

Due:

Reserved names expire after 1 year.

Notes:

Name reservations can be renewed additional 1 year periods.

Fact Checked:10/2/20

Ohio Name Reservation

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

Initial Registration

Form:

534B: Name Reservation/ Transfer/ Cancellation

Agency Fee:

$39

Notes:

Names are reserved for 180 days.

Fact Checked:10/2/20

Amendment of Reserved or Registered Name

Form:

534B: Name Reservation/ Transfer/ Cancellation

Agency Fee:

$25

Fact Checked:10/2/20

Cancellation of Reserved or Registered Name

Form:

534B: Name Reservation/ Transfer/ Cancellation

Agency Fee:

$25

Fact Checked:10/2/20
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