Texas 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 Texas.

Texas Entity Name Reservation Licenses

Texas Entity Name Registration

Agency:Texas Secretary of State - Corporations Section
Fact Checked:10/2/20

Initial Registration

Form:

Form 502: Application for Registration of an Entity Name

Agency Fee:

$40

Notes:

Name registrations are good for one year from the date of filing.

Fact Checked:10/2/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Form 505: Application for Renewal of Registration of an Entity Name

Agency Fee:

$40

Due:

Name registrations expire annually by the date of issuance.

Fact Checked:10/2/20

Cancellation of Reserved or Registered Name

Form:

Form 508: Notice of Withdrawal of Registration of an Entity Name

Agency Fee:

$15

Fact Checked:10/2/20

Texas Entity Name Reservation

Agency:Texas Secretary of State - Corporations Section
Fact Checked:10/2/20

Initial Registration

Form:

Form 501: Name Reservation

Agency Fee:

$40

Notes:

Names are reserved for 120 days.

Fact Checked:10/2/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Form 501: Name Reservation (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$40

Due:

Reserved names expire after 120 days.

Notes:

Reserved names can be renewed by filing a new application during the 30-day period preceding the expiration of the current reservation.

Fact Checked:10/2/20

Amendment of Reserved or Registered Name

Form:

Form 506: Notice of Transfer of Reservation of an Entity Name

Agency Fee:

$15

Fact Checked:10/2/20

Cancellation of Reserved or Registered Name

Form:

Form 507: Notice of Withdrawal of Reservation of an Entity Name

Agency Fee:

$0

Fact Checked:10/2/20
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