Trade Name Registration

General Information

Georgia law requires that every person, firm or partnership carrying on in this state any trade or business under any name which does not disclose the individual ownership of the trade, business or profession shall before commencing to do business, file a registration statement in the office of the Clerk of Superior Court and that notice of such filing shall be published in the legal organ of the county once a week for two weeks.

The law further provides that any person or entity subject to such law carrying on any trade or business with registration as required shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and may be subject to other penalty or forfeiture O.C.G.A. 10-1-493.

FILING FEE: $162.00 payable to Thomas County Clerk of Superior Court.

After recording in the Clerk’s Office, take copy to Thomasville Times Enterprise to be published.

The trade name registration form can be downloaded here.