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We handle your DBA project from conception through maintenance. We navigate registration requirements across state lines, check name availability, prepare and file DBA registrations, track renewals, and prepare and file renewals.

  • Access to a compliance specialist who consults with you on your project
  • Complete document preparation, filing, and follow-up with government agencies through approval
  • Full transparency of your project status and renewal tracking via the new DBA List feature in our software
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Idaho DBA / Fictitious Name / Trade Name Registrations

Registration requirements for Idaho 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.

Idaho Fictitious Name Registrations

Idaho Certificate of Assumed Business Name

Is registration mandatory?

Filing an assumed business name certificate is required for any person intending to conduct business under an assumed name. Corporations, LLCs, and other formally organized entities need to file when they use a name other than their true name.

County Level Filing:

Filing an assumed business name at the county level is no longer required.

Does registration prevent others from using the name I choose?

Registration of an assumed name does not confer ownership rights.

Agency:Idaho Secretary of State
Law:

Idaho Statutes § 30-21-805

Initial Registration
Assumed Business Name

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$25

Turnaround:

7-10 days.

Is registration mandatory?:

Filing an assumed business name certificate is required for any person intending to conduct business under an assumed name. Corporations, LLCs, and other formally organized entities need to file when they use a name other than their true name.

County Level Filing:

Filing an assumed business name at the county level is no longer required.

Does registration prevent others from using the name I choose?:

Registration of an assumed name does not confer ownership rights.

Notes:
  • Assumed names must be distinguishable from organized business entity names recorded with the secretary of state.
  • Publication of registration is not required in Idaho.

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Registrations do not currently expire, but you must file an amendment certificate if business information changes.

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