Secretary of State Name Reservation
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Name reservations are required of all entities forming in Alabama as a domestic entity OR formed outside of Alabama and registering as a foreign entity.
Your certificate will only be available to download for 15 days.
Notices will NOT be mailed. You must use this website to retrieve your certificate.
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Application Type Statutory Fee Total Fee through Alabama.gov
Entity Name Reservations - Non-Subscribers $25.00 $28.00
Entity Name Reservations - Subscribers $25.00 $27.00



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For more information about Corporate Name Reservations please visit the Secretary of State's website.
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