Tennessee 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 Tennessee.

Tennessee Entity Name Reservation Licenses

Tennessee Foreign Company Name Registration

Agency:Tennessee Secretary of State - Division of Business Services

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Registration of Foreign Company Name

Agency Fee:

$20

Notes:

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

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of Registration of Foreign Company Name

Agency Fee:

$20

Due:

Name registrations expire on December 31 of each year.

Tennessee Name Reservation

Agency:Tennessee Secretary of State - Division of Business Services

Cancellation of Reserved or Registered Name

Form:

Notice of Cancellation/Transfer of Reservation of Name

Agency Fee:

$20

Amendment of Reserved or Registered Name

Form:

Notice of Cancellation/Transfer of Reservation of Name

Agency Fee:

$20

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Reservation of Name

Agency Fee:

$20

Notes:

Names are reserved for 120 days.

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