Virginia 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 Virginia.

For Domestic Corporations:

Agency:Virginia State Corporation Commission
Form:

Application for Reservation or for Renewal of Reservation of a Business Entity Name

Agency fee:

$10


For Domestic Corporations:

Agency:Virginia State Corporation Commission
Form:

Notice of Transfer of a Reserved Name for a Corporation

Agency fee:

$10


For Domestic Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Virginia State Corporation Commission
Form:

Application for Reservation or for Renewal of Reservation of a Business Entity Name

Agency fee:

$10


For Domestic Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Virginia State Corporation Commission
Form:

Notice of Transfer of a Reserved Name for a Limited Liability Company

Agency fee:

$10


For Domestic Limited Partnerships:

Agency:Virginia State Corporation Commission
Form:

Application for Reservation or for Renewal of Reservation of a Business Entity Name

Agency fee:

$10


For Domestic Limited Partnerships:

Agency:Virginia State Corporation Commission
Form:

Notice of Transfer of a Reserved Name for a Limited Partnership

Agency fee:

$10


For Domestic Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Virginia State Corporation Commission
Form:

Application for Reservation or for Renewal of Reservation of a Business Entity Name

Agency fee:

$10


For Domestic Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Virginia State Corporation Commission
Form:

Notice of Transfer of a Reserved Name for a Corporation

Agency fee:

$10


For Foreign Corporations:

Agency:Virginia State Corporation Commission
Form:

Application for Reservation or for Renewal of Reservation of a Business Entity Name

Agency fee:

$10


For Foreign Corporations:

Agency:Virginia State Corporation Commission
Form:

Notice of Transfer of a Reserved Name for a Corporation

Agency fee:

$10


For Foreign Corporations:

Agency:Virginia State Corporation Commission
Form:

Application for Registration of Corporate Name

Agency fee:

$20

Notes:

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


For Foreign Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Virginia State Corporation Commission
Form:

Application for Reservation or for Renewal of Reservation of a Business Entity Name

Agency fee:

$10


For Foreign Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Virginia State Corporation Commission
Form:

Notice of Transfer of a Reserved Name for a Limited Liability Company

Agency fee:

$10


For Foreign Limited Partnerships:

Agency:Virginia State Corporation Commission
Form:

Application for Reservation or for Renewal of Reservation of a Business Entity Name

Agency fee:

$10


For Foreign Limited Partnerships:

Agency:Virginia State Corporation Commission
Form:

Notice of Transfer of a Reserved Name for a Limited Partnership

Agency fee:

$10


For Foreign Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Virginia State Corporation Commission
Form:

Application for Reservation or for Renewal of Reservation of a Business Entity Name

Agency fee:

$10


For Foreign Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Virginia State Corporation Commission
Form:

Notice of Transfer of a Reserved Name for a Corporation

Agency fee:

$10


For Foreign Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Virginia State Corporation Commission
Form:

Application for Registration of Corporate Name

Agency fee:

$20

Notes:

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


For Foreign Corporations:

Agency:Virginia State Corporation Commission
Form:

Application for Renewal of Registration of Corporate Name

Agency fee:

$20

Due:

Name registrations expire annually by the date of issuance.


For Foreign Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Virginia State Corporation Commission
Form:

Application for Renewal of Registration of Corporate Name

Agency fee:

$20

Due:

Name registrations expire annually by the date of issuance.


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