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Search for the Perfect Nebraska LLC Name and Register It with the Secretary of State

Your Nebraska business entity needs the perfect name, and we’re here to help. In this section we’ll guide you through searching the NE Secretary of State business register, tell you about the rules for naming your business, describe assumed names and get you started with registering your LLC.

Nebraska Secretary of State Business Search

You should start naming your business by completing a Nebraska business entity search with the Secretary of State. They have a helpful tool on their website that lets you search the register of NE LLCs and corporations to see if someone already has your desired business name.

If the business name is already used, that means it’s not available and you won’t be able to register it. Try running an LLC lookup for a different business name instead.

Nebraska Secretary of State Business Name Search Tool

Nebraska SOS Rules on Your LLC Business Name

Once you’ve decided on a name for your LLC and checked business name availability, you’ll need to meet Nebraska Secretary of State naming rules. These do vary from state to state — we’ve got general naming rules below, as well as naming rules specific to LLC businesses formed in NE.

Nebraska LLC Trade Names

You might choose to do business under a different name from your legal LLC name. In Nebraska, doing business under a different name is known as a “Trade Name.” You might choose to use a different name from your NE formal LLC name for a variety of reasons.

For example, your LLC might be called Nebraska Commercial Construction Holding Company LLC and you want to trade as Agricultural Barns and Storage. You should file an” Application for Registration of Trade Name” to let the Nebraska Secretary of State know. In Nebraska, you do that through a form, or you can have Incfile do it on your behalf through our Assumed Business Name service.

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Business Name Registration for Your Nebraska LLC

Once you’ve searched for your Nebraska business name, checked availability, followed the naming rules and decided whether you need a fictitious name, you can register your NE LLC name. There are a couple of ways to do this.

  • 1

    If you don’t want to form your Nebraska LLC right now, you can reserve the business name with the Nebraska Secretary of State. You will need to complete an Application for Reservation of Limited Liability Company Name and file it with the NE SOS. You do not need to reserve a name if you are forming your business right away.

    Nebraska SOS LLC Name Reservation Form

  • 2

    If you’re ready to start your Nebraska LLC, you can formally file your Certificate of Organization with the Nebraska SOS, or let Incfile take care of it for you.

FAQs on Naming Your Nebraska LLC

You might find the following answers useful.

Useful Resources for Naming Your Nebraska LLC

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Trademarks and Service Marks

You must be careful that your Nebraska LLC name does not infringe on the trademark or service mark of another business. The easiest way to make sure your proposed business name does not infringe is to carry out a trademark search through Incfile. If it doesn’t infringe, you can even register it as a trademark yourself.

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Find the Perfect Name for Your Nebraska LLC

The perfect business name can be elusive. We have a complete guide to choosing the right business name, but basically, you'll want to choose a name that will:

  • Appeal to your customers
  • Be memorable enough to stand out
  • Best represent your product or services
  • Not be used by another business
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Compliance Requirements

This report is mandatory and must be filed within the specified time frame in order for the entity to remain in good standing with the state. Failure to file this report can lead to the company being revoked or administratively dissolved.

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