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How to Reserve Name in Virginia LLC

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Virginia LLC Application for Reservation or for Renewal of Reservation of a Business Entity Name

Are you a business owner looking for Virginia LLC Application for Reservation or for Renewal of Reservation of a Business Entity 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 Virginia:

Fill out SCC631

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

To apply for a name reservation, follow the instructions below:
1. Chech the first box to reserve
2. Name to be reserved
3. Applicant's name and mailing address
4. Digital/Wet signature of an authorized person
5. Printed or typed name of the authorized person
6. Title of the authorized person
7. Phone number of applicant

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

Submit it online

To file for a name reservation online, follow the instruction below:
1. Log in
2. Click Online Services then "NAME RESERVATIONS/REGISTRATIONS/FICTITIOUS NAME"
3. Name type - Reserved Name
4. Filing Type - Application for Reservation of Name
5. Enter the name to be reserved and check the availability
6. Email address and phone number of applicant (This is optional)
7. Applicant name and address
8. Digital/Wet signature of an authorized person
9. Printed or typed name of the authorized person
10. Add
11. Review the filing
12. Add to cart and checkout

Submit it by mail

To file for a name reservation by mail, follow the instruction below:
1. Print and complete the form
2. Include a $10 check payable to "State Corporation Commission"
3. Mail the document and check to
State Corporation Commission
Clerk’s Office
P.O. Box 1197
Richmond, VA 23218

Related:

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

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