The first step to filing a DBA in Georgia is to obtain a copy of the Georgia DBA registration form. As the ‘Doing Business As’ application will be done at the county in where you will do business in, you should visit the Clerk of the Superior Court office to obtain a copy.
Although at times, there are counties that offer the downloadable application form on their official website, there are counties that really require you to visit their office.
Now, the next step is to filing a DBA in Georgia is to completely fill out the form. The following information is required for your Georgia DBA:
Depending on the county you will do business in, the DBA in Georgia application forms may vary. Double check your entries, and you, as the business owner, should sign and date the application form. Have it notarized when you are done.
The final step in filing a DBA in Georgia is to mail the Georgia DBA application form to the local County Clerk of the Superior Court’s office for your business with your filing fee.
Once done, you will now wait until your ‘doing business as’ in Georgia application is approved.
Note that this Georgia DBA guide is not by any means a legal advice or document. For details on filing a ‘doing business as’ in Georgia or starting a business in Georgia in general, check with your lawyer.