Choosing a Corporation Name
Choosing a name for your startup New Mexico corporation is one of the first official steps toward actually conducting business in the Land of Enchantment. The business name you choose must be able to be readily distinguished from the names of all other business entities, government organizations, and political parties registered of reserved on the New Mexico state rolls.
Your new business’ name must include one of the following words or an abbreviation thereof: “Incorporated,” “Corporation,” “Company,” or “Limited.” The name also must not state or imply that the corporation is organized for some purpose other than the one specified in its articles of incorporation or one permitted by state law.
Available corporate names may be reserved for up to 120 days for a fee of $25.