The Office of the Clerk of Circuit Court has the necessary forms to register an assumed name. Complete the necessary forms and have all signatures acknowledged by a notary public or Deputy Clerk of Circuit Court. Click HEREfor a copy of the certificate of ficticious name. Please be sure to include $10.00 for the filing fee. Should you wish to received a certified copy in return be sure to include an extra $2.00 to certify a copy, and 50 cents for each page to be copied. If you are mailing the form, include a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Payment may be made by cash, money order, or a Visa or MasterCard debit/credit card.
The following service fees apply if using a Visa or MasterCard credit/debit card: The service fee for charges $50 and under will be $2. The service fee for charges over $50 will be assessed at 4%. No checks will be accepted for this payment.
Assumed name documents are fully searchable in the public records room of the Office of the Clerk of Circuit Court on the third floor of the Roanoke City Courthouse.