Oklahoma DBA / Fictitious Name / Trade Name Registrations

Registration requirements for Oklahoma business entities

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.

Oklahoma General Business Licenses

Oklahoma Trade Name Report

Is registration mandatory?

Filing a trade name registration is required for any person or entity intending to conduct business under an assumed name.

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 offer name protection.

Agency:Oklahoma Secretary of State - Business Filing Department
Law:

18 OK Stat § 18-1140

Initial Registration
Trade Name

Form:

Trade Name Report

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$25

Is registration mandatory?:

Filing a trade name registration is required for any person or entity intending to conduct business under an assumed name.

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 offer name protection.

Notes:
  • Publication of registration is not required in Oklahoma.

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Registrations do not currently expire.

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