Trade Name Certificates

State of Connecticut Statute Section 35-1(a) requires any person doing business in Connecticut, except as provided by statute, under any name other than name of the person or persons conducting or transacting such business, must register a trade name certificate with the Town Clerk’s office in the town where the business is or is to be conducted or transacted.

Trade Name certificates are available at the Town Clerk’s office or click here to download a blank Certificate of Trade Name form.

Click here to download the Certificate of Cancellation of Trade Name Form.

The fee for filing a Trade Name Certificate or the Cancellation of a Trade Name is $10.00.

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