Managed Doing Business As (DBA) Services
We handle your DBA project from conception through maintenance. We navigate registration requirements across state lines, check name availability, prepare and file DBA registrations, track renewals, and prepare and file renewals.
- Access to a compliance specialist who consults with you on your project
- Complete document preparation, filing, and follow-up with government agencies through approval
- Full transparency of your project status and renewal tracking via the new DBA List feature in our software
Washington 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.
Washington Fictitious Name Registrations
Washington Trade Name Registration
Mail or online.
|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. The right to use belongs to the first to use the name in connection with their business.
Renewal Not Required
Registrations do not currently expire.