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Sangamon County Assumed Business Name Registration System (DBA's)


Don Gray

Welcome to Sangamon County's online Assumed Business Name registration homepage.

Business owners are required to register their Assumed Business Name(s) in the county in which they are doing business. The online business name registration process is designed to give Sangamon County business owners the option of registering their business information at their own convenience with no visit to the County Building.

To register your Assumed Business Name, you must first meet all local zoning requirements. Please contact one of the offices below to ensure your business is properly zoned.

For business located within the city limits of Springfield contact
City of Springfield Zoning at (217) 789-2171.

For business located within the County contact
Sangamon County Zoning at (217) 753-6760.

To register your Assumed Business Name, the business owner needs to complete and submit the online Assumed Business Name information. You will then be directed to the Illinois EPay website to pay the following required fees:

Total of $27.00 to publish in the State Journal-Register OR $71.00 to publish in the Illinois Times.

You are also required to submit a copy of your valid ID to complete the registration process.
You can take a picture of your ID and email to us at vitalrecords@co.sangamon.il.us or fax to (217)535-3233.

Once your DBA application is submitted and paid, the County Clerk's Office will process your DBA registration and forward your publication to the newspaper.

Once your Assumed Business Name has been published, you will receive a Certificate of Ownership in 3 to 4 weeks from the County Clerk's office.

If you choose not to file online, you can Click Here to download the forms to register your business name through the mail or in person at the County Clerk's office.

If you need assistance, please call our office at (217) 753-6701 and our staff will be happy to assist you.

Thank you for doing business in Sangamon County.

Don Gray
Sangamon County Clerk

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