Assumed Business Name

An Assumed Business Name Certificate or "doing business as" (DBA) form, once recorded, notifies the public that you are doing business in any or all North Carolina counties under a particular name.

A Certificate of Assumed Name or "doing business as" (DBA) form can be recorded in our office by individuals or entities conducting business in Rutherford County, multiple counties or all 100 counties in North Carolina.


Recording Fee for an Assumed Business Name - $26.00

Notice of law change for Assumed Business Names - Effective December 1, 2017
Instructions for completing an Assumed Business Name
Assumed Business Name form


If you need information to start a new business
Small Business Center - For local convenience and free service use this link.
BLNC - Business Link North Carolina