Business Names

If you are filing an Assumed Name certificate for the first time, please use this link below:

EFile My Assumed Business Name Certificate  

Please note there is a $15 convenience fee and a $26 recording fee.

To avoid the convenience fee you may visit our office from Monday - Friday, 8am - 4:30pm to record your document.

Please print, fill out form and walk in Assumed Name Certificate


  • Assumed business names in North Carolina notice of law change - Effective December 1, 2017

Please refer to the following new forms for submitting, withdrawing or amending an Assumed Business Name Certificate after December 1, 2017. Also, please ensure that you read the Notice of Law Change before filing any of the forms provided and keep in mind all prior assumed name documents will expire December 1, 2022.