What are the rules for reserving a business name?

For domestic profit corporations, the reserved name must contain the word: Corporation, Incorporated, or Limited, or the abbreviation of one of the words, Corp., Inc., or Ltd.

For domestic limited liability company, the reserved name must contain the phrase: Limited Liability Company or the abbreviation L.L.C., or LLC. Limited may be abbreviated as Ltd., and Company may be abbreviated as Co.

For domestic limited partnership, the reserved name must contain the phrase: Limited Partnership or the abbreviation LP or L.P.

For domestic limited liability limited partnership, the reserved name must contain the phrase: Limited Liability Limited Partnership or the abbreviation LLLP or L.L.L.P.

An approved reservation of business entity name is reserved for a period of 120 days.