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How to Reserve Name in Louisiana LLC

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Louisiana LLC Reserve name

Are you a business owner looking for Louisiana LLC Reserve 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 Louisiana:

Fill out #398

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

To file for the Reservation of name of a Louisiana LLC, follow the steps below:
1. Checked preferred option
2. LLC name
3. Filer's details
4. Proposed name of LLC
5. Manager's name
6. Authorized personnel's information and signature
7. Date: Filing date/future date (back-dating is not allowed)

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

Submit it online

To file for the reservation of name of a Louisiana LLC online, follow the steps below:
1. Go to the Louisiana Secretary of State's Website
2. Access application for registration of trade name
3. Check reserve business name
4. Check business type
5. Reserved name
6. Manager's information
7. Signature and title of authorized personnel
8. Pay the $25 filing fee using a credit or debit card.

Submit it by mail

To file for the Reservation of an LLC name in Louisiana by mail, follow the steps below:
1. Download and fill out the form completely
2. Sign and date the form.
3. Prepare a check or money order for the filing fee, payable to the Louisiana Secretary of State.
4. Mail the completed form and filing fee to:
Commercial Division,
P.O. Box 94125, Baton Rouge,
LA 70804-9125.


  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 Louisiana LLC
  2. Change Registered Address for your Louisiana LLC
  3. How to maintain your Louisiana LLC

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