Two copies of this application, the original and either a duplicate original or a conformed copy, must be filed.
If space on this form is insufficient, please attach additional sheets containing a reference to the appropriate paragraph in
this form, or prepare this form by computer disk, which will allow additional space to be included on the form.
This form must be accompanied by an original certificate of existence, or a document of similar import, duly authenticated
by the Secretary of State or other official having custody of the corporate records in the State or country under whose law
it is incorporated within thirty days of the date that it is received by the Secretary of State of South Carolina for filing.
If the applicant corporation is adopting a fictitious name for use in South Carolina pursuant to section 33-31-1506(a) of the
1976 South Carolina Code of Laws, as amended, then a copy of the board of directors’ (or equivalent governing body)
resolution approving the fictitious name certified by the secretary (or equivalent officer/position) must be attached to this
This application must be accompanied by the filing fee of $10.00, payable to the Secretary of State.
Return to: Secretary of State
1205 Pendleton Street, Suite 525
Columbia SC 29201
THE FILING OF THIS DOCUMENT DOES NOT, IN AND OF ITSELF, PROVIDE AN EXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO USE THIS
CORPORATE NAME ON OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE. USE OF A NAME AS A TRADEMARK OR
SERVICE MARK WILL REQUIRE FURTHER CLEARANCE AND REGISTRATION AND BE AFFECTED BY PRIOR USE OF THE
MARK. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE TRADEMARKS DIVISION OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S OFFICE.
Form Revised by South Carolina
Secretary of State, May 2011