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Division of Securities & Retail Franchising


Trademark Service Mark Registration Instructions

An application is made by filing the following:

  • Trademark or Service Mark Initial Registration (21 VAC 5-120-50 BExternal Link logo)
    1. Form TM 1 (Notarized)
    2. $30 (payable to Treasurer of Virginia) per mark, per classification
    3. 1 specimen of the mark (demonstrating use in Virginia)
    4. 1 exhibit which shows exactly how the mark appears.
    5. Classification of the mark as defined in 21VAC5-120-100External Link logo.
    6. Any other information the Commission may require.
  • Trademark or Service Mark Renewal (21 VAC 5-120-70External Link logo)
    1. Form TM 2 (Notarized)
    2. $30 (payable to Treasurer of Virginia per mark, per classification
    3. 1 specimen of the mark (demonstrating use in Virginia)
  • Trademark or Service Mark Name Change (21 VAC 5-120-80 BExternal Link logo)
    1. Form TM 3 (Notarized)
    2. $30 (payable to Treasurer of Virginia)
  • Trademark or Service Mark Assignment (21 VAC 5-120-80 AExternal Link logo)
    1. Form TM 4
    2. Assignments shall be by instrument in writing duly executed and include the good will of the mark.
    3. $30 (payable to the Treasurer of Virginia)

Trademark/Service Mark Fee Schedule
All fees are non-refundable

Schedule of Trademark/Service Mark fees
DescriptionFee Amount
Intial Registration Fee$30 per class
Renewal Fee$30 per class
Assignment Fee$30 per class assignment
Name Change Fee$30 per change