Application For Name Reservation Form. This is a West Virginia form and can be use in Business Organizations Secretary Of State.
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FILE ONE ORIGINAL(Two if you want a filedstamped copy returned to you)FEE: $15.001.I want to reserve the following name for aperiod of one hundred twenty (120) days: 2.The name will be used for a (check one): CorporationLimited Liability CompanyLimited PartnershipBusiness TrustVoluntary AssociationLimited Liability Partnership 3.The person or company reserving thisname intends to (check one): 4.The name and address of theName: applicant (person or company) is:Street:Street Address: City/State/Zip: 5.Signature information (see *Important Legal Notice Regarding Signature in the attached instructions): Signature: Date: Title:Important Note: This form is a public document. Please DO NOT provide any personal identifiable information on this form such as social security numbers, bank account numbers, credit card numbers, tax identification or driver222s license numbers.ACKNOWLEDGEMENT (For office use only) TO THE APPLICANT:The name is reserved for the exclusive use of the applicant for one hundred twenty (120) daysbeginning and ending. The name is NOT available (see attached name conflict), and the application is accordingly denied. BY: Business & Licensing Clerk Change existing (present) company name. Organize as a West Virginia company. Qualify as a foreign company in West Virginia226the original state of registration is APPLICATION FOR NAME RESERVATIONForm NR-1 Rev. 11/2017West Virginia Secretary of State Business & Licensing Division Tel: (304)558-8000 Fax: (304)558-8381 Website: www.wvsos.gov INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING APPLICATION FOR NAME RESERVATIONBEFORE you fill out the application: The name you select will be approved only if it is available--that is, if the name is not the same as and is distinguishable from any other name which has been reserved or filed. Before you prepare this application, call the Corporations Division at (304)558-8000 to find out if the name you have chosen is available. A telephone check on availability of a name is NOT a guarantee, but it will help find a name you can use. Once your name reservation application is approved, you are guaranteed exclusive use of the name for 120 days, enough time to prepare and submit the actual filing to establish or authorize the type of business you will form. FILLING OUT THE APPLICATION: 1)The requirements for the name of the new company depends on the laws for each company type. All company typesThe name may not contain any word or phrase which implies that it is organized for any purpose other than the stated purpose of the company. The terms 223banking224 and/or 223insurance224 cannot be used in the business name if the business activity does not include 223banking224 and/or 223insurance.224 Words such as 223engineer224 or 223engineering224 may only be used if the purpose is to practice professional engineering and one of the principals is a registered WV professional engineer. Some licensed professions have specific requirements and prohibitions. The term 223911224 is prohibited. Any company which is not a corporation may not use the corporate terms listed below. CorporationThe name must include one of these words or abbreviations: Incorporated; Corporation; Company; Limited; Inc.; Corp.; Co.; Ltd. Limited LiabilityThe name must include one of these terms or abbreviations: Company Limited Liability Company; Limited Company; L.L.C.; LLC; L.C.; LC; Ltd. Co. 223Professional224 companies must first obtain board approval for the name and must use either: Professional Limited Liability Company; Professional L.L.C.; Professional LLC; P.L.L.C.; PLLC Limited LiabilityThe name must include one of these terms or abbreviations: Partnership Registered Limited Liability Partnership; L.L.P.; LLP Limited PartnershipThe name must include one of these terms or abbreviations: Limited Partnership; Ltd. Partnership; L.P.; LP The name may not contain the name of a limited partner unless that person or company is also a general partner, or unless the business has been carried on under the name before that limited partner was admitted. Voluntary AssociationMay not include any term indicating it is incorporated. & Business Trust2)Sole Proprietorships, General Partnerships and/or Joint Ventures may not reserve a name with the Secretary of State. These types of business structures form through the West Virginia State Tax Department. Check the type of company youplan to form, and make sure the name you propose meets those requirements.3)Check the reason you are reserving the name.4)When you are ready to register the company, the person who signs as the applicant to reserve the name will be required to filethe company formation documents with Secretary of State. The applicant is essentially the owner of the name for 120 days.The applicant should be a principal of the company. 5)Signature of the applicant and Date the application is signed.*Important Legal Notice Regarding Signature: Corporations/Voluntary Associations/Business Trusts/Unincorporated Nonprofit Associations/Limited Partnerships - Per West Virginia Code 24731D-1-129. Penalty for signing false document. Any person who signs a document he or she knows is false in any material respect and knows that the document is to be delivered to the Secretary of State for filing is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not more than one thousand dollars or confined in the county or regional jail not more than one year, or both. Limited Liability Companies/Limited Liability Partnerships - Per West Virginia Code 24731B-2-209. Liability for false statement in filed record. If a record authorized or required to be filed under this chapter contains a false statement, one who suffers loss by reliance on the statement may recover damages for the loss from a person who signed the record or caused another to sign it on the person's behalf and knew the statement to be false at the time the record was signed. Note: A reserved name may be transferred from any other person or company by filing with the Secretary of State a 223Notice of Transfer224 executed by the applicant for whom the name was reserved, specify the name and address of the transferee. Important Note: This form is a public document. Please DO NOT provide any personal identifiable information on this form such as social security number, bank account numbers, credit card numbers, tax identification or driver222s license numbers. SUBMIT THE COMPLETED APPLICATION ALONG WITH PAYMENT TO THE ADDRESS AT THE TOP OF THE APPLICATION. Filing Fee -- $15 Make checks payable to the West Virginia Secretary of State. CHOOSE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING PROCESSING SERVICES: 1 EXPEDITED SERVICE (24-hour, 2-hour and 1-hour; *Requires standard filing fee plus additional expedite fee, see below) West Virginia Secretary of State Business & Licensing Division Tel: (304) 558-8000 Fax: (304) 558-8381 Website: www.wvsos.gov Filing Submission Instructions - Business DivisionSUBMIT THE COMPLETED APPLICATION WITH THE CUSTOMER ORDER REQUEST FORM TO ONE OF THE OFFICES BELOW. CHOOSE EXPEDITED OR STANDARD PROCESSING SERVICE. IF NOT USING THE CUSTOMER ORDER REQUEST FORM AND YOU ARE REQUESTING EXPEDITED SERVICE, YOU MUST INCLUDE THE WORD "EXPEDITE" AND THE LEVEL OF EXPEDITED SERVICE BEING REQUESTED (24-HOUR, 2-HOUR OR 1-HOUR) IN YOUR CORRESPONDENCE. BE SURE TO INCLUDE THE CORRECT ADDITIONAL EXPEDITED FEE. THIS FEE IS IN ADDITION TO THE REGULAR FILING FEE (SEE FEES BELOW).BUSINESS SERVICE CENTERS Standard and Expedited Filings Charleston Office One-Stop Business Center 1615 Washington Street East Charleston, WV 25311 Phone: (304) 558-8000 Fax: (304) 558-8381 Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8:30a - 5:00p EST Clarksburg Office North Central WV Business Center 200 West Main Street Clarksburg, WV 26301 Phone: (304) 367-2775 Fax: (304) 627-2243 Hours: Mon. -Fri. 9:00a - 5:00p EST Martinsburg Office Eastern Panhandle Business Center 229 E. Martin Street Martinsburg, WV 25401 Phone: TBA Fax: TBA Hours: Mon. - Fri. 9:00a - 5:00p ESTIMPORTANT: READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE COMPLETING FORMS. Please follow the instructions included with the application. Failure to include any of the required information on the form may cause the