Form 620 "Application for Reservation of Entity Name" - Rhode Island

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This is a legal form that was released by the Rhode Island Secretary of State - a government authority operating within Rhode Island. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.

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  • Released on August 1, 2020;
  • The latest edition provided by the Rhode Island Secretary of State;
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State of Rhode Island
Department of State - Business Services Division
Instructions for Filing
Application for Reservation of Entity Name
Section 7-1.2-403, 7-13-3, 7-16-10
and
7-6-11.1
of the General Laws of Rhode Island, 1956, as amended
The attached form is designed to meet minimal statutory filing requirements pursuant to the relevant statutory provision. This form and
the information provided are not substitutes for the advice and services of an attorney and/or tax specialist.
All filings are public records under RIGL 38-2-1, et seq. This means all information is available to the public by a variety of methods
including, without limitations, inspections at our office, telephone inquiries and electronically through our online database.
This legal document should be typed. All illegible documents will be REJECTED.
How to complete the form:
How to pay the filing fee:
Only persons intending to organize a RI business
The filing fee is $50 for business corporations, limited
corporation, limited partnership, limited liability
partnerships and limited liability companies or $20 for
non-profit corporation, payable either by mail via check
company or non-profit corporation, or intending
made payable to RI Department of State or in person
to qualify a foreign entity (out-of-state) to transact
business in RI, or any such entity which intends
via cash, credit card, or check at the Business Services
to change its name may reserve a name using this
Division, 148 W. River Street, Ste. 1, Providence, RI
02904. Contact our office at (401) 222-3040 for further
reservation form.
information.
The name is reserved for a period of 120 days and
can ONLY be refiled once the original reservation has
How to confirm your filing:
expired.**
Entity records are retrievable and viewable through our
1. List the name to be reserved. Your entity name must be
website. Successful filings will NOT result in a mailed
distinguishable from any name on file in this office. You
confirmation. Filings that cannot be processed will
may check
name availability
on our website; however,
be posted
online
and then returned. To confirm your
this does not ensure the name will still be available upon
submission and obtain evidence of your filing:
filing.
Go to our
Corporate Database
2. Check one box only indicating for what entity type the
Enter the name or ID number of your entity and click
name is being reserved.
“Search”
3. The name reservation will be recorded exclusively in the
Click on the link to your entity record, scroll down,
name of the applicant. The right to the exclusive use of
select “All Filings” and then “View Filing”
a specified entity name so reserved may be transferred
Identify desired type of filing and click on “PDF”
to any other person by filing in the office of the RI
under “View PDF” to view and print the record
Department of State a notice of the transfer, executed
by the applicant for whom the name was reserved,
specifying the name and address of the transferee, and
paying the appropriate fee.
4. List the name and address of the applicant.
5. The applicant MUST sign and date this form.
**Please Note: ONLY limited partnerships have a
provision for renewal of a name reservation. Once having
reserved the name of a limited partnership, the same
applicant may NOT again reserve the same name until
more than 60 days after the expiration. The filing fee for
renewing a limited partnership name is $75.
FORM 620 - Revised: 08/2020
State of Rhode Island
Department of State - Business Services Division
Instructions for Filing
Application for Reservation of Entity Name
Section 7-1.2-403, 7-13-3, 7-16-10
and
7-6-11.1
of the General Laws of Rhode Island, 1956, as amended
The attached form is designed to meet minimal statutory filing requirements pursuant to the relevant statutory provision. This form and
the information provided are not substitutes for the advice and services of an attorney and/or tax specialist.
All filings are public records under RIGL 38-2-1, et seq. This means all information is available to the public by a variety of methods
including, without limitations, inspections at our office, telephone inquiries and electronically through our online database.
This legal document should be typed. All illegible documents will be REJECTED.
How to complete the form:
How to pay the filing fee:
Only persons intending to organize a RI business
The filing fee is $50 for business corporations, limited
corporation, limited partnership, limited liability
partnerships and limited liability companies or $20 for
non-profit corporation, payable either by mail via check
company or non-profit corporation, or intending
made payable to RI Department of State or in person
to qualify a foreign entity (out-of-state) to transact
business in RI, or any such entity which intends
via cash, credit card, or check at the Business Services
to change its name may reserve a name using this
Division, 148 W. River Street, Ste. 1, Providence, RI
02904. Contact our office at (401) 222-3040 for further
reservation form.
information.
The name is reserved for a period of 120 days and
can ONLY be refiled once the original reservation has
How to confirm your filing:
expired.**
Entity records are retrievable and viewable through our
1. List the name to be reserved. Your entity name must be
website. Successful filings will NOT result in a mailed
distinguishable from any name on file in this office. You
confirmation. Filings that cannot be processed will
may check
name availability
on our website; however,
be posted
online
and then returned. To confirm your
this does not ensure the name will still be available upon
submission and obtain evidence of your filing:
filing.
Go to our
Corporate Database
2. Check one box only indicating for what entity type the
Enter the name or ID number of your entity and click
name is being reserved.
“Search”
3. The name reservation will be recorded exclusively in the
Click on the link to your entity record, scroll down,
name of the applicant. The right to the exclusive use of
select “All Filings” and then “View Filing”
a specified entity name so reserved may be transferred
Identify desired type of filing and click on “PDF”
to any other person by filing in the office of the RI
under “View PDF” to view and print the record
Department of State a notice of the transfer, executed
by the applicant for whom the name was reserved,
specifying the name and address of the transferee, and
paying the appropriate fee.
4. List the name and address of the applicant.
5. The applicant MUST sign and date this form.
**Please Note: ONLY limited partnerships have a
provision for renewal of a name reservation. Once having
reserved the name of a limited partnership, the same
applicant may NOT again reserve the same name until
more than 60 days after the expiration. The filing fee for
renewing a limited partnership name is $75.
FORM 620 - Revised: 08/2020
State of Rhode Island
Department of State - Business Services Division
Application for Reservation of Entity Name
STAMP
DOMESTIC or FOREIGN Business Corporation, Limited Partnership,
Limited Liability Company or Non-Profit Corporation
FOR
SECRETARY OF STATE
Business Corporation Filing Fee: $50.00
Limited Partnership Filing Fee: $50.00
USE ONLY
Limited Liability Company Filing Fee: $50.00
Non-Profit Corporation Filing Fee: $20.00
The undersigned applicant applies for reservation of the following entity name for a non-renewable
period of 120 days from the date of this filing (other than as provided under RIGL 7-13-3):
1. The name to be reserved is:
2. The name is being reserved for the entity type listed below:
Business Corporation (including Professional and Foreign Corporations) RIGL
7-1.2-403
Limited Partnership (including Foreign Limited Partnerships) RIGL
7-13-3
Limited Liability Company (including Foreign Limited Liability Companies) RIGL
7-16-10
Non-Profit Corporation (including Foreign Non-Profit Corporations) RIGL
7-6-11.1
3. The name reservation will be recorded exclusively in the name of the applicant. The right to the exclusive use of a
specified entity name so reserved may be transferred to any other person by filing in the office of the RI Department
of State a notice of the transfer, executed by the applicant for whom the name was reserved, specifying the name and
address of the transferee, and paying the appropriate fee.
4. List the Name of Applicant:
Address:
City/Town:
State:
Zip Code:
Under penalty of perjury, I declare and affirm that the information contained herein is true and correct.
Submitted by:
Address:
City/Town:
State:
Zip Code:
Signature of Authorized Person
Date
MAIL TO:
Division of Business Services
STAMP
148 W. River Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02904-2615
Phone: (401) 222-3040
Website: www.sos.ri.gov
FOR
SECRETARY OF STATE
USE ONLY
If you have any questions, please call us at (401) 222-3040, Monday through Friday,
between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., or email corporations@sos.ri.gov.
FORM 620 - Revised: 08/2020
State of Rhode Island
Department of State - Business Services Division
Filer Contact Information
In the event our office needs more information in order to complete the filing of this
document, we ask for the filer’s contact information. All fields are REQUIRED.
Name:
Date:
Proposed Entity Name:
Street Address:
City:
State:
Zip Code:
Email Address:
Phone Number:
If you have any questions, please call us at (401) 222-3040, Monday through Friday,
between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., or email corporations@sos.ri.gov.
FORM 620 - Revised: 08/2020
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