Assumed Name Certificate


Effective December 1, 2017, our office is 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.

You may download the Assumed Name form  here .

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

The Register of Deeds Office is only a Recording Agency and cannot assist you in performing name searches or with questions regarding your business. It is recommended to consult an attorney for legal advice or if you have questions pertaining to registering your business name. Assumed names currently on file with the Register of Deeds can be searched here.

Disclaimer: The information on this website is furnished as a public service, and the user accepts and understands that the Register of Deeds makes no warranties, expressed or implied, concerning the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or suitability of this information. Furthermore, we assume no responsibility or liability associated with the use or misuse of this information. Information provided is not to be misconstrued as legal advice; always seek the advice of an attorney.

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    371 NC Hwy 65
    Reidsville NC 27320
    Phone: 336.342.8100
    Fax: 336.342.8105