Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin.

Foreign Initial Registration for Corporations:

Agency:Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) - Corporation Section
Form:

Form 1-R: Name Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$50

Notes:

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

Fact Checked:9/11/18

Foreign Initial Registration for Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) - Corporation Section
Form:

Form 1-R: Name Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$25

Notes:

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

Fact Checked:9/11/18

Foreign Registration Renewal for Corporations:

Agency:Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) - Corporation Section
Form:

Form 1-R: Name Registration Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Name registrations expire on December 31 of each year.

Fact Checked:9/11/18

Foreign Registration Renewal for Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) - Corporation Section
Form:

Form 1-R: Name Registration Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$25

Due:

Name registrations expire on December 31 of each year.

Fact Checked:9/11/18

Foreign Initial Registration for Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) - Corporation Section
Form:

Form 1-R: Name Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$50

Notes:

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

Fact Checked:9/11/18

Foreign Registration Renewal for Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) - Corporation Section
Form:

Form 1-R: Name Registration Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Name registrations expire on December 31 of each year.

Fact Checked:9/11/18

Initial Registration for Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) - Corporation Section
Form:

Form 1: Name Reservation Application

Agency Fee:

$15

Fact Checked:9/11/18

Initial Registration for Corporations:

Agency:Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) - Corporation Section
Form:

Form 1: Name Reservation Application

Agency Fee:

$15

Fact Checked:9/11/18

Initial Registration for Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) - Corporation Section
Form:

Form 1: Name Reservation Application

Agency Fee:

$10

Fact Checked:9/11/18

Initial Registration for Limited Partnerships:

Agency:Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) - Corporation Section
Form:

Form 1: Name Reservation Application

Agency Fee:

$10

Fact Checked:9/11/18

Registration Renewal for Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) - Corporation Section
Form:

Form 1: Name Reservation Application

Agency Fee:

$15

Fact Checked:9/11/18

Registration Renewal for Corporations:

Agency:Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) - Corporation Section
Form:

Form 1: Name Reservation Application

Agency Fee:

$15

Fact Checked:9/11/18

Registration Renewal for Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) - Corporation Section
Form:

Form 1: Name Reservation Application

Agency Fee:

$10

Fact Checked:9/11/18

Registration Renewal for Limited Partnerships:

Agency:Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) - Corporation Section
Form:

Form 1: Name Reservation Application

Agency Fee:

$10

Fact Checked:9/11/18

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