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What is a Michigan DBA Name?

DBA means "Doing Business As".  If you are an Individual Sole Proprietor and want to do business under a name which is different from your legal name then you have to Register a DBA Name with the Michigan Secretary of State.

If you are a Corporation or LLC and want to do business under a name which is different from the name which is registered with the Michigan Secretary of State then you have to Register a DBA Name with the Michigan Secretary of State.

In Michigan a DBA Name is called a Assumed Name.

We can Register a Assumed Name with the Michigan Secretary of State for you as quickly as possible.

If you are ready to Register a Michigan DBA Name Online now, here is our
MI DBA Name Online Order Form.

What are other names for a Michigan DBA Name?

In Michigan a DBA Name is called a Assumed Name. Other names for a Michigan Assumed Name include:
  • Michigan Alternate Name
  • Michigan Assumed Business Name
  • Michigan Business Name
  • Michigan Fictitious Name
  • Michigan Trade Name

Can I Register a DBA Name with the Michigan Secretary of State?

Yes. You can Register a Assumed Name with the Michigan Secretary of State.

Can I register a MI DBA Name for a Michigan Corporation or a Michigan LLC?

Yes. You can register a Michigan Assumed Name with the MI Secretary of State for a Michigan Corporation or a Michigan LLC.

Before a Michigan Corporation or LLC can register a DBA Name, the MI Corporation or MI LLC must be in good standing with the Michigan Secretary of State.

If you are not sure if your Michigan Corporation or Michigan LLC is in good standing with the MI Secretary of State, we can get you a Michigan Good Standing Certificate as quickly as possible.

Can I register a MI DBA Name for an individual who is not a Michigan Corporation or LLC?

Yes. You can register a Michigan Assumed Name even if you have not formed a Michigan Corporation or LLC. In fact that's what most skilled craftsman and professionals do when they want to use a business name other their own name.

What is the difference between Registering a MI DBA Name and Reserving a MI Company Name?

Registering a DBA Name with the Michigan Secretary of State and Reserving a Company Name with the Michigan Secretary of State are NOT the same.

You Register a DBA Name with the Michigan Secretary of State for an existing Michigan business.  You Reserve a Company Name with the Michigan Secretary of State for use with a Michigan business that will be formed and legally registered with the MI Secretary of State sometime in the future.

Registering a DBA Name with the Michigan Secretary of State is NOT the same as legally Registering a Corporation or LLC with the Michigan Secretary of State.

When you legally Register a Corporation or LLC with the Michigan Secretary of State there are certain tax and administrative obligations which must be met to keep the company in Good Standing.  Failing to keep up with those obligations can result in the administrative dissolution of your Michigan company by the Michigan Secretary of State.

The Michigan state fees for Registering a DBA Name are less than the fees for Registering a Corporation or LLC and there are no tax or reporting obligation for a Registered Michigan DBA Name.

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Can I get a Certificate of Good Standing for my DBA Name?

No. The Michigan Secretary of State will not issue a good standing certificate (Certificate of Existence) for a registered Michigan Assumed Name. Michigan good standing certificates are issued only for companies which have registered with the Michigan Secretary of State as a Corporation, LLC or LP. If you are not sure if your Michigan Corporation or Michigan LLC is in good standing with the MI Secretary of State, we can get you a Michigan Good Standing Certificate as quickly as possible.

Does a Michigan DBA Name ever expire?

You can renew the Michigan Assumed Name before the expiration date if you want to retain ownership of the Michigan Assumed Name.

Michigan DBA Name for MI Foreign Corporation or MI Foreign LLC

If your Corporation or LLC was formed in a state other than the state of Michigan and your company name is being used by another Michigan Corporation or LLC then you are required to register a Assumed Name with the Michigan Secretary of State which is different from the company name in your home state.

We offer a complete line of Foreign Qualification services.

How can I register a DBA Name with the Michigan Secretary of State?

If you're ready to Register a DBA Name with the MI Secretary of State now, simply fill out the form below and click the Place Order button.  We will start processing your Michigan Assumed Name order as soon as we get it.
We take the privacy of your personal information very seriously. We DO NOT use your information for any other purposes than this individual Michigan DBA Name Registration order.  We will never provide your personal or credit card information to any person, group or third parties.   We delete your credit card information from our system when your Michigan DBA Name Registration order is completed.
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All Michigan (MI) DBA Name Registration orders are refundable before payment is issued to the Michigan Secretary of State, minus a $25 cancellation fee, and less any expenses incurred in processing your order.  After payment has been delivered to the Michigan Secretary of State we cannot accept any cancellations or any changes to your Michigan (MI) DBA Name Registration order.  Generally, payments are made to the Michigan (MI) within 24 hours of receipt of your Michigan (MI) DBA Name Registration order.  To check the status of your Michigan (MI) DBA Name Registration order, make changes, or ask any questions, call us toll free at 855-771-2477.
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OUR ADVANTAGE
  • We get your Michigan DBA Name registered with the MI Secretary of State in the quickest possible way.
  • We guarantee our work.  If you're not satisfied with our Michigan DBA Name Registration services we will refund 100% of your processing fees.
  • Over the years we've Registered thousands of DBA Names in all states.  We know what to do and how to do it.
  • We've been helping businesses form new Corporations and LLCs - and keep those businesses in Good Standing - for over ten years.  Our A+ BBB rating speaks for itself!

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