DBA/Fictitious Name Filing

About "Doing Business As" (DBA) Names


If you plan to operate your business under a name different than the legal name of your business, a "Doing Business As" (DBA) Name (also known as a fictitious or trade name) is needed in most cases. Using a name different than your legal name is often a good thing to use in an effort to brand and market your business.

To begin your DBA/Fictitious Name Filing select the state in which your business is located.

Information About Business

Please provide the legal structure and legal name of your business that the DBA/Fictitious Name will be associated with.

What name would you like to use as your DBA/Fictitious Name?

Please provide the preferred name you would like to use as well as an alternate name in case the preferred name is not available for use in your State or County. Be sure to list the names exactly how you plan to use or advertise the names, including all spaces, punctuation marks, capitalization, etc.