Utah DBA / Fictitious Name / Trade Name Registrations

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.

Utah Fictitious Name Registrations

Utah Doing Business As Name Registration

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.

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.

Agency:Utah Department of Commerce - Division of Corporations and Commercial Code
Law:

UT Code § 42-2-5

Initial Registration
DBA

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.

Registration Renewal
DBA Renewal

Form:

Online

Instructions:

If you are unable to renew online, then you may use the renewal application located here.

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$27

Due:

Triennially by the registration anniversary date.

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