Utah Fictitious Name Registration & Renewal

Registration requirements for Utah 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.

Initial Application for Registration

Agency:Utah Department of Commerce - Division of Corporations and Commerical Code
Form:

DBA Application

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$22

Is registration mandatory?:

Filing an assumed name registration is mandatory to conduct business under any other name than your personal legal name or a registered business name.

Law:

UT Code § 42-2-5

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.

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

Renewal Filing

Agency:Utah Department of Commerce - Division of Corporations and Commerical Code
Form:

Online

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$10 for nonprofits; $22 for LLPs and partnerships; and $15 for business corporations, LLCs, limited partnerships, and LLLPs.

Due:

Due by the date of registration every 3 years.

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