Massachusetts 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.
Massachusetts General Business Licenses
Massachusetts Assumed Name Registration
DBA / Fictitious Name / Trade Name licensure is not required on the State level in Massachusetts.
In Massachusetts, business certificate registration is filed with the city or town clerk's office. There is no state-level fictitious name registration.
MA Gen Law ch 110 § 5
Registration Not Required