Can I use Punctuation in my Company Name?

Hannah Murray

Hannah Murray

When choosing a company name it is important to remember that only certain characters can be used. In a similar way to company suffixes, punctuation is purely stylistic. This means if your desired company name is taken, adding punctuation, such as an exclamation mark will not change the name enough for it to be permitted, as it will be considered the same as the already existing company name. 

Permitted characters include: 

  • Exclamation Marks (!)
  • Hashtags (#)
  • Percentage Symbols (%)
  • Brackets ( )
  • Commas (,)
  • Apostrophes (‘)
  • Quotation Marks (“)
  • Dollar Signs ($)
  • Question Marks (?)
  • Full Stops (.)
  • Underscores (_)
  • Colons and Semi-colons ( :  ; )
  • Asterisks (*)



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