New businesses which are not incorporating may file a Notice of Doing Business Under an Assumed Name with the Register of Deeds.

Assumed Name forms for sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations doing business under an assumed name may be accessed below. The filer is responsible for researching the name for availability in Randolph County. The Register of Deeds staff cannot perform this search.

Fee for recording an Assumed Name is the same as for other real estate documents: $26 for the first 15 pages and $4 for each additional page.

Additional information regarding assumed names may be obtained from the Business License Information Office, a division of the NC Department of Commerce.

Small Business Department of Commerce
Inside NC: 919-733-4151  Outside NC: 1-800-228-8443

The following forms may be obtained from the Business Link North Carolina/Ecomonic Development Partnership of North Carolina.

**Forms must be completed in accordance with NCGS 161-14.**

You may also find further information at: Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina