Connecticut DBA / Fictitious Name / Trade Name Registrations

Registration requirements for Connecticut business entities

Business entities that plan to use a name other than their legal business name may need to register an assumed name. Assumed name registration can take place at the state, local, or state and local levels of government. State specific registration information is available below.

Connecticut Fictitious Name Registrations

Connecticut Trade Name Registration

Not required



DBA / Fictitious Name / Trade Name licensure is not required on the State level in Connecticut.

In Connecticut, trade names are filed in the town where business is to be conducted or transacted. There is no state-level trade name registration.

Registration Not Required

Not required



Local Fictitious Name Registrations

Branford Trade Name Certificate

Agency:Branford Town Clerk's Office (CT)

Initial Registration
Trade Name

Form:

Certificate of Trade Name

Agency Fee:

$10

Notarize:Required

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Trade names do not expire.

Cromwell Trade Name Certificate

Agency:Cromwell Town Clerk's Office (CT)

Initial Registration
Trade Name

Form:

Trade Name Certificate

Agency Fee:

$10

Notarize:Required

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Trade names do not expire.

Danbury Trade Name Certificate

Agency:Danbury Town Clerk's Office (CT)

Initial Registration
Trade Name

Form:

Trade Name Certificate Application

Agency Fee:

$10

Notarize:Required

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Trade names do not expire.

East Windsor Trade Name Certificate

Agency:East Windsor Town Clerk's Office (CT)

Initial Registration
Trade Name

Form:

Trade Name Certificate Application

Agency Fee:

$10

Notarize:Required

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Trade names do not expire.

Farmington Trade Name Certificate

Agency:Farmington Town Clerk's Office (CT)

Initial Registration
Trade Name

Form:

Trade Name Certification Application

Agency Fee:

$10

Notarize:Required

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Trade names do not expire.

Manchester Trade Name Certificate

Agency:Manchester Town Clerk's Office (CT)

Initial Registration
Trade Name

Form:

Trade Name Certificate

Agency Fee:

$10

Notarize:Required

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Trade names do not expire.

Naugatuck Trade Name Certificate

Agency:Naugatuck Town Clerk's Office (CT)

Initial Registration
Trade Name

Form:

Assumed Trade Name Certificate

Agency Fee:

$10

Notarize:Required

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Trade names do not expire.

New London Trade Name Certificate

Agency:New London Town Clerk's Office (CT)

Initial Registration
Trade Name

Form:

Trade Name Certificate Application

Agency Fee:

$10

Notarize:Required

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Trade names do not expire.

Norwalk Trade Name Certificate

Agency:Norwalk Town Clerk's Office (CT)

Initial Registration
Trade Name

Form:

Trade Name Registration Form

Agency Fee:

$10

Notarize:Required

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Trade names do not expire.

Norwich Trade Name Certificate

Agency:Norwich City Clerk's Office (CT)

Initial Registration
Trade Name

Form:

Trade Name Certificate

Agency Fee:

$10

Notarize:Required

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Trade names do not expire.

Shelton Trade Name Certificate

Agency:Shelton Town Clerk's Office (CT)

Initial Registration
Trade Name

Agency Fee:

$10

Notarize:Required
Notes:

Contact the Clerk's Office for an application form.

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Trade names do not expire.

Stratford Trade Name Certificate

Agency:Stratford Town Clerk's Office (CT)

Initial Registration
Trade Name

Form:

Trade Name Certificate Form

Agency Fee:

$10

Notarize:Required

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Trade names do not expire.

Wallingford Trade Name Certificate

Agency:Wallingford Town Clerk's Office (CT)

Initial Registration
Trade Name

Form:

Trade Name Certificate

Agency Fee:

$10

Notarize:Required

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Trade names do not expire.

Waterbury Trade Name Certificate

Agency:Waterbury Town Clerk's Office (CT)

Initial Registration
Trade Name

Form:

Trade Name Certificate

Agency Fee:

$10

Notarize:Required

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Trade names do not expire.

Waterford Trade Name Certificate

Agency:Waterford Town Clerk's Office (CT)

Initial Registration
Trade Name

Form:

Certificate of Adoption of Trade Name

Agency Fee:

$10

Notarize:Required

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Trade names do not expire.

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