Registering a DBA in North Carolina
D.b.a. in North Carolina is called "assumed name", and it is registered by filing a Certificate of Assumed Name with the county clerk of the county of the registrant's principal place of business (and not with Secretary of State's Office). The fee to file a fictitious business name statement varies depending on the county where it is filed. Statement must be notarized prior to filing.
Assumed name can be registered for any of the following types of business:
- Sole proprietorship doing business under a name not containing the owner’s surname,
- Partnership, or
- Organized/Incorporated entity (LLC, Corporation, etc.) doing business under a name other than its legal name.
We can help you research the fictitious business name of your choice, and prepare and file all the necessary registration paperwork with the county clerk of your choice - all you need to do is complete our simple application below.
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