DBA Information

Someone doing business in a name other than their own is required to file a DBA/Co-Partnership in the County in which they are doing business. Documents filed at the County level are Assumed Names and Co-Partnerships.

  • The DBA/Co-Partnership is valid for 5 years from date of filing
  • You must be at least 18 years of age to file a DBA
  • View answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ) HERE


Filing fee is $10.00

Dissolution fee is $10.00

Certified copies of business names on file are $3.00 for a certified copy and $1.00 for a regular copy

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For your convenience you can download and fill in any of the forms found below:

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Everyone on a DBA must have their signature notarized.

Only one (1) person on a co-partnership must have their signature notarized.

Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, Limited Liability Partnerships and Non-Profit Organizations are filed at the State level.


Ann Manary, County Clerk

220 W Ellsworth Street

Midland, MI 48640-5194

Phone: (989) 832-6739

Fax: (989) 832-6680

Hours: Mon-Fri (8 am - 5 pm)

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