The Assumed Business Name Certificate, Amendment and Withdrawal Forms are available below in fillable PDF format for your convenience. Please make sure all information is accurate, typed or printed legibly and please follow instructions included with the form.
The fee for recording is $26.00. Please leave a blank 3” margin at the top of the page and ¼” for all other borders. A document not meeting these standards may be subject to a $25.00 non-standard fee.
You may bring the original document in person or mail in the original, signed form to Register of Deeds, 205 College Street, Asheville, NC 28801. If submitting via mail, payment by check or money order is accepted.
IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING LAW CHANGE:
Please be aware that all Certificates of Assumed Name filed before December 1, 2017, will have an expiration date of December 1, 2022, according to NC House Bill 228.
If you have filed an assumed name in the past or will file one before December 1, 2017 and intend to continue engaging in business in North Carolina using the assumed name on or after December 1, 2022, you must file a new Assumed Business Name Certificate form as required by the new law.
Assumed Business Name Certificates filed on or after December 1, 2017, will not expire under the new law.