Mississippi 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.
Mississippi General Business Licenses
Mississippi Fictitious Name Registration
Fictitious Name or Trade Name
|Is registration mandatory?:|
Filing a fictitious name registration is optional.
MS Code § 75-93-7
|County Level Filing:|
Filing is not required at the county level.
|Does registration prevent others from using the name I choose?:|
Registration of a fictitious name does not confer ownership rights.
Fictitious Name or Trade Name Renewal
By December 31 every 5 years beginning the year where the 5th anniversary of registration occurs.