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Business Name Availability

This page allows you to search the Business Entities database to determine if a proposed business name is available for use in the State of Tennessee.

For more information on name distinguishability and how names are determined to be available in the State of Tennessee Click Here

To test for different variations on a proposed name, try searching using the Business Information Search.

Please enter the name you would like to register, and click the 'Search' button.

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If you would like to reserve a name with the Secretary of State, please select the appropriate form below to download the Business Name Form. The filing fee for a name reservation is $20.

Or click here to form or register a new business in the State of Tennessee.

Note: This business name search reflects name availability as of 04/16/2014 05:49 PM CST/CDT but this does not guarantee that the name will be available at time of filing, and is subject to further review by the Secretary of State at the time the formation document is processed and filed. It is recommended that you submit this filing as soon as possible to reduce the risk of losing the name selected. In addition, name availability is subject to further review by the Secretary of State at the time the formation document is processed and filed.