Minnesota 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.
Minnesota Fictitious Name Registrations
Minnesota Certificate of Assumed Name Registration
Mail or online.
$30 for mailed filing or $50 for online or expedited filings.
|Is registration mandatory?:|
Filing an assumed name registration is required for any person or entity intending to conduct business under an assumed name.
MN Statutes § 333.02
|County Level Filing:|
Filing is not required at the county level.
|Does registration prevent others from using the name I choose?:|
Registration of an assumed name does not offer name protection.