When filing for a certificate of Assumed Business Name, the business address must be located in the City of Providence.
All forms must be completed by including the city, state and zip code of both the business location and the owner’s information. The form must also be notarized.
Notary services are available in the Department of City Clerk, and a valid form of identification must be presented – Driver’s License, State ID, Passport or Military ID.
The fees for filing a certificate of Assumed Business Name are as follows:
Registration – $10.00
Certified Copy of Certificate – $1.00
Notary Fee – $0.50*
(*If more than one person is being listed as an owner the notary fee is $0.50 per person. If notarized elsewhere, this fee does not apply)
Download the Assumed Business Name (Tradename) form Search the Tradename Database