NYS Department of State
Application for Reservation of Name Division of Corporations, State Records and
Uniform Commercial Code
Under §205 of the Limited Liability Company Law One Commerce Plaza, 99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12231-0001
PLEASE TYPE OR PRINT www.dos.state.ny.us
APPLICANT’S NAME AND STREET ADDRESS
NAME TO BE RESERVED
RESERVATION IS INTENDED FOR (CHECK ONE)
New domestic limited liability company
(The Limited Liability Company Law requires that the name end with “Limited Liability Company,” “LLC” or “L.L.C.”)
New domestic professional service limited liability company
(The name must end with “Professional Limited Liability Company” or “Limited Liability Company” or an abbreviation in §1212(b) of the Limited Liability Company Law.)
Existing foreign limited liability company intending to apply for authority to do business in New York State
Existing foreign professional service limited liability company intending to apply for authority to do business in
New York State
Change of name of an existing domestic or an authorized foreign limited liability company
A person intending to form a foreign limited liability company which will apply for authority to do business in this state
Existing foreign limited liability company intending to apply for authority to do business in New York State whose name
is not available for use in New York State and must use a fictitious name
Authorized foreign limited liability company intending to change its fictitious name under which it does business in this
Authorized foreign limited liability company which has changed its name in its jurisdiction, such new name not being
available for use in New York State
Signature of applicant, applicant’s attorney or agent Typed/printed name of signer
(If attorney or agent, so specify)
1. Upon filing this application, the name will be reserved for 60 days and a certificate of reservation will be issued.
2. The certificate of reservation, which will be in the form of a receipt, must be returned with and attached to the articles
of organization, application for authority, certificate of amendment or with a cancellation of the reservation.
3. The name used must be the same as appears in the reservation.
4. A $20 fee payable to the Department of State must accompany this application.
NOTE: In all applications for existing domestic and foreign limited liability companies, the applicant must be the limited
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