Managed Doing Business As (DBA) Services
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
Maryland DBA / Fictitious Name / Trade Name Registrations
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.
Maryland Fictitious Name Registrations
Maryland Trade Name Registration
Mail or online.
$25 plus a $3 credit card fee if applying online.
|Is registration mandatory?:|
Trade name registration is optional.
|County Level Filing:|
Filing is not required at the county level.
|Does registration prevent others from using the name I choose?:|
Registration of a trade name does not confer ownership rights.
Trade Name Renewal
$25 plus a $3 credit card fee if renewing online.
By the date of registration every 5 years.
MD Corp and Assn Code § 1-406