Business Registration

Doing Business as Assumed (DBA)


The law requires that sole-proprietors and co-partners file their business name at the county clerk's office. The purpose of the law is to place on public record who is conducting or transacting business under an assumed name.

Corporations and Limited Liability Companies


Corporations and Limited Liability Companies are required to file with the State of Michigan. For more information, please visit the Michigan Corporations Division website.

Search of Corporation Business Names


To conduct a search of Corporation Business names in Michigan, please visit the Michigan corporations division business entity search website.