North Dakota 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.
North Dakota Fictitious Name Registrations
North Dakota Trade Name Registration
|Is registration mandatory?:|
Filing a trade name registration is required for any person or entity intending to conduct business under an assumed name.
ND Statutes § 47-25-01
|County Level Filing:|
Filing is not required at the county level.
|Does registration prevent others from using the name I choose?:|
Registration gives exclusive name rights to the registrant.
Trade Name Renewal
By the date of registration every 5 years.