South Dakota 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 South Dakota.

For Domestic Corporations:

Agency:South Dakota Secretary of State
Form:

Application for Reservation of Name

Agency fee:

$25


For Domestic Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:South Dakota Secretary of State
Form:

Reservation of LLC Name

Agency fee:

$25


For Domestic Limited Partnerships:

Agency:South Dakota Secretary of State
Form:

Reservation of Limited Partnership Name

Agency fee:

$25


For Domestic Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:South Dakota Secretary of State
Form:

Application for Reservation of Nonprofit Name

Agency fee:

$25


For Foreign Corporations:

Agency:South Dakota Secretary of State
Form:

Application for Reservation of Name

Agency fee:

$25


For Foreign Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:South Dakota Secretary of State
Form:

Reservation of LLC Name

Agency fee:

$25


For Foreign Limited Partnerships:

Agency:South Dakota Secretary of State
Form:

Reservation of Limited Partnership Name

Agency fee:

$25


For Foreign Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:South Dakota Secretary of State
Form:

Application for Reservation of Nonprofit Name

Agency fee:

$25


For Foreign Corporations:

Agency:South Dakota Secretary of State
Form:

Application for Registration of Name

Agency fee:

$25

Notes:

Name registrations are good for the remainder of the calendar year in which they are filed.


For Foreign Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:South Dakota Secretary of State
Form:

Registration of LLC Name

Agency fee:

$25

Notes:

Name registrations are good for the remainder of the calendar year in which they are filed.


For Foreign Corporations:

Agency:South Dakota Secretary of State
Form:

Renewal of Registered Name

Agency fee:

$15

Due:

Name registrations expire on December 31 of each year.


For Foreign Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:South Dakota Secretary of State
Form:

Renewal of Registered Name

Agency fee:

$15

Due:

Name registrations expire on December 31 of each year.


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