Any association, lodge, order, fraternal society, beneficial association, or fraternal and beneficial society or association, historical, military, or veterans' organization, labor union, foundation, federation, or any other society, organization, or association, degree, branch, subordinate lodge or auxiliary thereof, whether incorporated or unincorporated, the principles and activities of which are not repugnant to the Constitution and laws of the United States or this state, may register in the office of the Secretary of State a facsimile, duplicate, or description of its name, badge, motto, button, decoration, charm, rosette, or other insignia hereinafter referred to as an emblem, and may, by re-registration alter or cancel the same.

Instructions are available below and should be read before completing the forms.

The filing fee for an Emblem registration is $75.00 and are a perpetual filing. The application must be submitted with a sample or facsimile/copy of the Emblem.

The application must be completed in its entirety. Incomplete applications or applications without a filing fee will be returned to the applicant.

Click here to read state statutes governing Emblems of Associations.


Please type or print clearly in black ink.

A single copy of the application should be filed.

The application must be signed by the applicant and the signature of the applicant must be notarized. The signature and seal of a Notary Public must appear on the form.

The filing fee must accompany the form. All applications received without the required fee must be returned to the sender requesting the proper fee be submitted. Please make all checks payable to the Secretary of State.