Assumed Names (DBA)

When you are starting your own business or need to file an Assumed Name, please visit the following links for more information as well as forms.

Register of Deeds Office Role


The Register of Deeds office cannot provide legal advice such as what structure your business should take or what forms may need to be filed.  However, please remember that if you bring in a form to register your business name (e.g., one from Business Link NC) for your Assumed Name, make sure it is correctly notarized.

Helpful Links


You may also be interested in the following.

Incorporate Your Business


If you wish to incorporate your business, please visit the Secretary of State's website for more information or call 919-807-2225.