How to Reserve a Business Name in Oklahoma

Step 1: Navigate to Oklahoma Secretary Of State page and click on the Name Reservation option.

Step 2: You need to submit your personal name and email address if you are not an account holder.

Step 3: Click the Start New button to start a new work ID.

Step 4: The documents that you are going to submit are being filed pursuant to a certain set of statutes. Click Next to continue.

Step 5: Enter the desired name to be reserved. Once submitted, click on the ‘spyglass’  button to ensure that the desired name is available. If there are no results found, you may proceed to the next step.

Step 6: You need to enter the following mandatory sections.

  • Type of applicant
  • Name of applicant
  • Applicant’s full address

Step 7:  In the last page you need to provide the signature. Click on Add Signature button then select whether you are signing as an individual or a business entity. The bottom field will ask you to type your name as submitted in the previous section before clicking Insert Signature button.

Step 8: Review the information that you’ve submitted on the next page before clicking Continue buttonThe secondary page will have you reviewing the filing fee then clicking Begin Checkout.

Step 9: If you have an online account, you need to enter your username and password to continue to check out. If not, then you can continue as Guest if you don’t want to visit the Secretary of State website again.

Step 10:  If you have online account, you can pay by selecting the Client Account option. Otherwise, select the Add a Payment Method link and choose between the Credit Card and ACH payment option. Provide the billing info and on the next page Review the submitted data and submit the filing to the Business Filing Department to complete the name reservation process.


Step 1: You can also use PDF to complete the name reservation. You can download the PDF form and open it in the PDF viewer.

Step 2: Fill the following mandatory fields in PDF.

1. Name to be reserved

2. Entity type

3. Name of applicant

4. Address of applicant

Signature of Applicant


Step 3: The filled documents can be submitted to the below address, through the mail, with the attached filing fee of $10 in the form of a check payable to the Secretary of State.

Business Filing Department
421 N.W. 13th, Suite 210 
Oklahoma City OK 73103

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