DBA, Assumed Name & Co-Partnership

Doing Business Under Assumed Name
  • $10 filing fee
  • $3 notarization fee, if notarized in County Clerk's Office
  • Payment can be made by cash, check, or money order payable to Clinton County Clerk
  • Certificate of Assumed Name is valid for 5 years.
  • Application for a DBA may be made by mail or in person (signatures must be notarized at time of signing)
  • To complete a form online, click the appropriate form below:
Co-Partnership
  • $10 filing fee
  • $3 notarization fee, if notarized in County Clerk's Office.
  • Payment can be made by cash, check or money order payable to Clinton County Clerk.
  • Certificate of Co-Partnership is valid for 5 years.
  • Application for Co-Partnership may be made by mail or in person. All partners must sign the form, but the signature of only one partner is required to be notarized.
  • To complete a form online, click the appropriate form below.
To register a business name as a corporation, limited partnership or limited liability company, contact Corporation, Securities and Land Development Bureau of the Michigan Department of Consumer and Industry Services at 517-241-6470 for name availability and appropriate forms.