Assumed Name Certificate


Effective December 1, 2017, our office will be required to provide the Secretary of State's office a copy of Assumed Name, Amendment, and Withdrawal forms filed in our office. Assumed Name information will be transmitted electronically to help create a statewide database for Assumed Name filings. Assumed Name certificates filed prior to December 1, 2017 will need to be refiled by December 1, 2022.

The State of North Carolina has many good resources for entrepreneurs. Visit for specific information. D/B/A forms can be found on the Secretary of State's website (

Our normal filing fees apply, using cash or check (no debit or credit at this time).

Economic Development of Rockingham County ( also has a tool-kit for getting started with a small business.


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      Rockingham County Government
      371 NC Hwy 65
      Reidsville NC 27320
      Phone: 336.342.8100
      Fax: 336.342.8105