This application is used to reserve or extend the reservation of a business name with the Ohio Division of Real Estate. Once the application is received, the Division will research the name to determine compliance with Ohio Revised Code 4735.06(A). Notification of the results will be forwarded to the applicant within fourteen days. After receiving approval from the Division, contact the Ohio Secretary of State’s office to reserve the name with that office.
NOTE: The name reservation approval will expire after sixty (60) days. If the remainder of the business application process has not been completed within sixty (60) days, the name will be released.
Please click on the attachment to download the Real Estate Name Reservation Application.