Form 501 Name Reservation

Form 501 Name Reservation

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Form 501 Name Reservation

 

INSTRUCTIONS: TEXAS APPLICATION FOR RESERVATION OR RENEWAL OF RESERVATION OF AN ENTITY NAME (Form 501)

 

 

Any business which wishes to reserve a name for its sole use in Texas must file the appropriate application with the office of the secretary of state. This article discusses form 501, which should be filed in such cases. The document is available on the website of the Texas Secretary of State. The instructions include a chart detailing the organizational designations which must be included for every type of business. Make sure to include the words which apply to your company to ensure approval of your application. Any abbreviations are not required to include punctuation.

 

Texas Application For Reservation Or Renewal Of Reservation Of An Entity Name 501 Step 1: Indicate with a check mark whether you are filing a new application or a request for a renewal of a reservation. If the latter, give the date and file number of the reservation.

 

Texas Application For Reservation Or Renewal Of Reservation Of An Entity Name 501 Step 2: Under "entity type," indicate the operating category your business falls into with a check mark.

 

Texas Application For Reservation Or Renewal Of Reservation Of An Entity Name 501 Step 3: Under "applicant name," give either the name of the organized entity or of the individual filing.

 

Texas Application For Reservation Or Renewal Of Reservation Of An Entity Name 501 Step 4: Give the address of the applicant where indicated.

 

Texas Application For Reservation Or Renewal Of Reservation Of An Entity Name 501 Step 5: You, your attorney or your agent should sign date the last page.

 

Texas Application For Reservation Or Renewal Of Reservation Of An Entity Name 501 Step 6: Mail or deliver the form in duplicate to the office indicated in the instructions. A $40 filing fee will be assessed. This may be paid with a personal check, bank draft, credit or debit card, or a money order. All checks and money orders should be made payable to the Secretary of State.

 

Texas Application For Reservation Or Renewal Of Reservation Of An Entity Name 501 Step 7: If you wish to withdraw your reservation before the expiration period, you may file a notice of cancellation. No fee will be assessed for the processing of this document.


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