How do I check if my company name is available?

To check the availability of your company name, you can search the Secretary of State's database for the state where you plan on filing. For example, you can search on Delaware's name database to check availability if you plan on filing in Delaware. If the name is available and you are forming your company right away, there is typically no need to reserve the name prior to formation. Once you find out if your name is available, then you can move forward with your entity formation on Savvi.

If the name is not available in the state where you are filing, you could consider filing in a different state (if the name is extremely important to you), or you can add some "fluff" term to your name (like "technologies," "services," ".io" or "ventures", etc.), and see if that opens up your desired name.  

NOTE: If you do a name reservation, the state won't let anyone but you form the company, so it may NOT be in your best interest to pay the state to do a name reservation if you plan on using a service like Savvi to form your entity for you)

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