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Assumed Name for an Incorporated Business or Profession

Assumed Name for an Incorporated Business or Profession

Renaissance Tower - 1201 Elm Street, 22nd Floor, Suite 2200G, Dallas, TX 75270
Phone: (214) 653-7099 • Fax: (214) 653-7176
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday (except for Court Approved Holidays)


Due to recent legislative changes (House Bill 3609); Incorporated Assumed Name forms are no longer recorded locally with the County Clerk’s Office. They are filed with the office of the Secretary of State only. The changes made by HB 3609 became effective September 1, 2019, and apply to the following: assumed name certificates filed by corporations, limited partnerships, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships and foreign filing entities.

While it is not required, a completed form may be brought to our office or mailed in for recording only after it has been filed with the Secretary of State. Mail in the original, a self-addressed stamped envelope, and the required fee of $24.00 to the address below.

Check or money order is made payable and mailed to:

John F. Warren, County Clerk
The Dallas County Clerk Office
Renaissance Tower, 22nd floor
1201 Elm Street
Dallas, Texas 75270

Contact number is: (214) 653-7110 or 653-6827


PLEASE NOTE:

  1. BEFORE FILING AN INCORPORATED BUSINESS LOCALLY, YOU MUST HAVE FILED THE CORPORATE INFORMATION WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE. WWW.SOS.STATE.TX.US
  2. THE COUNTY CLERK'S OFFICE DOES NOT RESEARCH ANY BUSINESS NAME FOR THE PURPOSE OF DOING BUSINESS. HOWEVER, YOU CAN SEARCH THE RECORDS ON LINE AT www.roamdallaspropertyrecords.com. SEE SITE FOR RESEARCH COST.
  3. THE DUPLICATE AND THE SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE IS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF FILING IN ORDER TO RECEIVE PROOF OF FILING. TEXAS LAW REQUIRES WE RETAIN THE ORIGINAL.
  4. FOR ANY ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT THE SECRETARY OF STATE AT THE ADDRESS BELOW, REFER TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE: CORPORATE PHONE NUMBERS SECTION, OR THE SECRETARY OF STATE WEBSITE LINK AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE.

SECRETARY OF STATE
STATUTORY FILINGS DIVISION
CORPORATIONS SECTION
P.O. BOX 13697
AUSTIN, TEXAS 78711-3697

SECRETARY OF STATE, CORPORATE SECTION PHONE NUMBERS:
General Information and Business Name Searches(512) 463-5555
Copies and Certificates(512) 463-5578
Trademarks(512) 463-5576
Blank Filing Forms(512) 463-5586
"Direct Access" for Business Registration(512) 475-2755

SECRETARY OF STATE WEBSITE:
www.sos.state.tx.us