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How to Reserve Name in Pennsylvania LLC

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Pennsylvania LLC Name Reservation

Are you a business owner looking for Pennsylvania LLC Name Reservation? 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 Pennsylvania:

Fill out DSCB:15-208

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

To reserve a business name, follow the instructions below:
1. Indicate the return mailing address or return email address. The documents will be sent via email for the second option.
2. The name to be reserved
3. Name and address of the applicant
4. Date of filing
5. Digital/Wet signature of an authorized person
6. Printed or typed name of the authorized person
7. Title of the authorized person

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

Submit it online

To reserve a business name online, follow the instructions below:
1. Login at https://hub.business.pa.gov/
2. Click on "FORMS"
3. Select "Name Reservation"
4. The name to be reserved
5. If the name is in conflict with another name, you either change the name or obtain consent from the original entity
6. Select the duration
7. Name and address of applicant
8. Review filing
9. Signature page - Check the boxes. Add your full name and click "Today" as your signature.
10. File online and pay.

Submit it by mail

To reserve a business name by mail, follow the instructions below:
1. Print and complete the form
2. Include a $70 check payable to "Department of State"
3. Mail document and check to
206 North Office Building,
401 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120

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