Your Pennsylvania Assumed Name

A assumed name simply means that one entity decides to conduct business under a name other than their legal name. An individual can assume an alternate name; so can a corporation or LLC. Any Pennsylvania Assumed Name should be registered with the Corporation Bureau of the Secretary of State.

Information Required for a Pennsylvania Assumed Name

In order to register your Assumed Name, you must complete a form requiring the following information:

  • Assumed Name—the legal name by which you will now be doing business
  • Business Address
  • Owner’s Name—either an individual, partners, or an incorporated entity (such as a corporation or LLC)
  • Owner’s Address
  • Business Activity
  • A statement that you acknowledge you are not being granted exclusive use of the name

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Pennsylvania Startup Quicklinks

For information on other types of businesses in Pennsylvania, please explore the links below.

Or, if you wish, take a look at our overview of the various entity types in Pennsylvania.