Assumed Name Certificate


While our office is not able to advise you regarding business start-ups or what forms you need, we can notarize and file your Assumed Name Certificate, also known as a D/B/A form.

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.

Beginning December 1, 2017 we will be required to provide the Secretary of State's office with a list of the Assumed Names filed in our office as well as Amendments to Assumed Name filings. This information will be transmitted electronically to the Secretary of State.


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