2 min read

How to Reserve Name in Delaware LLC

Reserve Name in Delaware LLC | BetterLegal


Delaware LLC Application for Reservation Of Limited Liability Company Name

Are you a business owner looking for Delaware LLC Application for Reservation Of Limited Liability Company Name? With the ever-changing nature of business, sometimes it’s important to Reserve Name your LLC to ensure the most accurate records are kept.

There are various ways to do this based on your state.
This guide will walk you through the steps to correctly do this for yourself in Delaware:

Fill out nameres

This form is available here for download. Once downloaded, fill it out like so:

To reserve a business name with the state, fill out the form providing the information below: 1. Name and address of the applicant
2. The name to be reserved
3. Digital/Wet signature of an authorized person
4. Printed or typed name of an authorized person

There's multiple ways to submit this form - online, by mail, via fax, in-person.

Submit it online

To file the Name Reservation online, follow the instructions below: 1. log in to website https://icis.corp.delaware.gov/ecorp2/services/e-filing
2. Click on the Person icon at the top right to make sure you're signed in. Then Choose Upload Documents and Choose Priority 4 (24 hour)
3. Submitter information should be prepopulated with BetterLegal contact information (if not, you aren't logged in - then go to upload document)
4. Document Request Type is Document Filing Request, then upload the PDF you just saved.
5. For Corporation Name, enter the entity name followed by LLC
6. Leave Corporation Number and Reservation Number blank
7. For Document Type, enter Application for Reservation Of Limited Liability Company Name
8. Leave other Filing Information section blank
9. Choose a return method
10. Pay with credit card
11. Save the service request number

Submit it by mail

To file the Name Reservation by mail, follow the instructions below: 1. Print the form (including the cover letter; https://corpfiles.delaware.gov/updatedfilingmemoandinstructionsOct22.pdf ) and sign
2. Make a check or money order payable to the "Delaware Secretary of State"
3. Mail the completed form in duplicate along with the filing fee to: Delaware Division of Corporations
401 Federal Street – Suite 4
Dover, DE 19901


  1. Prepare by choosing a Name and Registered Agent
  2. File Certificate of Formation with the State of Texas
  3. Apply for an EIN with the IRS
  4. Obtain an Operating Agreement
  5. Handle Ongoing Texas Compliance and Maintenance
  1. Change Entity Name for your Delaware LLC
  2. Change Registered Address for your Delaware LLC
  3. How to maintain your Delaware LLC

Start your LLC in Set Up Your Business in 10 Minutes or Less

BetterLegal is the fastest and most affordable way for business owners to set up their Business. We file with your State same day so you'll have your Business within 2 business days.

Get started today!
Icon Icon Icon