West 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 West Virginia.

West Virginia Entity Name Reservation Licenses

West Virginia Company Name Registration

Agency:West Virginia Secretary of State - Business and Licensing Division
Fact Checked:10/2/20

Initial Registration

Form:

Form NR-2: Application to Register a Company Name

Agency Fee:

$25

Notes:

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

Fact Checked:10/2/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Form NR-2: Application to Register a Company Name (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$10

Due:

Name registrations expire on December 31 of each year.

Fact Checked:10/2/20

West Virginia Name Reservation

Agency:West Virginia Secretary of State - Business and Licensing Division
Fact Checked:10/2/20

Initial Registration

Form:

Form NR-1: Name Reservation

Agency Fee:

$15

Notes:

Names are reserved for 120 days.

Fact Checked:10/2/20
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