Trade Name Information

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"No person ...shall conduct. in this State under any assumed name or under any designation, name or style, corporate or otherwise, other than the real name or names of the person or personal conduction ...such business, unless there has been filed in the Office of the Town Clerk in the town in which such business be conducted a certificate stating the name under which the business be conducted and the full name and post office address of each person conducting ...such business or, in the case of a corporation or limited liability company, by an authorized officer thereof, and acknowledged before some authority authorized to administer oaths.



The Trade Name filing requirement does not apply to:


I. Partnerships, if the partnership name includes the true surname of at least one of the persons composing said partnership;

  1. Limited partnerships which have registered with the Secretary of State, and
  1. Limited Liability companies which have registered with the Secretary of State (35-1).


Trade Name Certificates can be obtained in the Town Clerk's Office, or on this website.


There is a $5.00 filing fee.