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Free Business Name Search

See if your company name is available in your state with our free business name search service. There is no cost or commitment on your part. We will email you within 1 hour to let you know if your name is available and how to reserve it today.

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Free Business Name Search: How It Works

Check business name availability with no risk or commitment.

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Answer a few questions

Fill out our secure online form in seconds so we can run a business name lookup in your state.

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Get your results

We will notify you via email within 1 hour if your name is available in your state so you can reserve it today.

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Reserve it or try again

If it's available, you can reserve it and apply for an LLC or other business type today. If it is not available, we will notify you and you can send us alternative names for us to research for free.

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Reasons to Check for Business Name Availability

Confirming that your desired business name is available comes with vital perks.

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Save Time on Your LLC Name Search

Have a few names in mind? Perform a free business name check in seconds, saving time and money.

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Find Business Names Available

View all available business names in your state and easily reserve one for your LLC.

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Use Our Free Company Name Search

It's easier than ever to check if a business name is taken. Simply use our free name search and see if it's available today.

Check Business Name Availability Online FAQs

Still have questions? Call 877-777-0450 or Live Chat with us for real-time support

What does it mean if the name is available?

It means that you would be able to file for that company name in your state. That could change at any time, so it is a good idea to reserve and file for the available name as soon as you can. With Swyft Filings, you can get started in less than ten minutes.

Does it mean it's an available name for all uses?

Not necessarily. We check the state databases to see if the name is available as a corporate filing. It does not necessarily mean that someone has not trademarked the name or is not using it in another state. We also have a free business name generator you can use to check on domain name availability or find alternatives to your name if it is already taken.

What does it mean to reserve a name?

Some states allow you to reserve a name for future incorporation. While the exact timelines vary, you can sometimes save a name and then incorporate it within a few days to make sure no one takes it while you work on your incorporation. The better practice is to file as soon as possible and we would love to help.

How do I know you won't take my name?

We are not in the business of taking names. We would rather help you incorporate and grow your business. We strive to have a long-term relationship with our customers as they incorporate and grow. We do not sell or transfer in any way your interest in a certain name. Our goal is to help you find the name you want and help you get started forming and growing your business today.


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