Department Of Business And Professional Regulations
Note: Online Fictitious Name Registration is available for new registrations only. Renewals can be filed online by selecting Fictitious Name Renewals under E-filing Services or Electronic Filing. Cancellations and Cancellation Re-Registrations may only be filed using the traditional method of mailing the appropriate form and fee to the Division of Corporations.
Online registrations do not post immediately, they usually post within 24 to 48 hours of submission.
An acknowledgement letter, and any certification requested, will be sent to the email address provided in the application. You will not receive anything through the US Postal Service. The email should be sent within 24 hours of the posting of the registration. All future notices will be sent to the email address provided.
DISCLAIMER-IMPORTANT INFORMATION: The registration of a Fictitious Name does not satisfy the Workers Comp Exemption requirements. To meet the Workers Comp exemption requirements, Articles of Incorporation or Articles of Organization for a Limited Liability Company must be filed.
A Fictitious Name registration is not required for a person's legal name, corporation name, limited liability company name, or limited partnership name. A Fictitious Name registration is not required as a pre-requisite to filing a corporation, a limited liability