Step 1) Download the Registration Form

WebsiteThe first step to filing a DBA in Alabama is to obtain a copy of the Alabama DBA registration form.

You can get a copy of the Trade Name form here. Once you have a copy of the form, make sure to read all the instructions provided prior to the actual form for how-to’s.


Step 2) Fill Out the DBA Registration Form

Create an Operating AgreementWhen filling out your DBA form, always double check to ensure your information is correct.

The following information is required:

In addition to the information listed above, additional information may be also required. The next step to filing a DBA is to have it notarized. You are now a step closer to having a ‘Doing Business As’ in Alabama!


Step 3) Send Your Filled Out Registration Form

Mail in the FormOnce the registration form is filled out and notarized, you can sent it to the Secretary of State to obtain your DBA. Filing a DBA in Alabama can be done through the mail and should accompany a $30 filing fee.

You can mail your DBA form to the address below. Once you have mailed it, you just need to wait for confirmation.

Alabama Secretary of State, State Capital Corporations Division, PO Box 5616, Montgomery, AL 36103-5616

This article is an informational guide and as such should only be used as a reference when filing an AL DBA, and it should not be used as a legal advice.

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