First, ensure the name you want to file isn’t already taken or too similar to another. Head over to the WY Secretary of State’s website and conduct a Business Entity Search, then to be prudent conduct a similar search using the TESS System through the U.S. Patent Office.
Once verified, feel free to either contact the Secretary of State’s office, or download a copy of the Application for Registration of Trade Name.
Make sure you completely understand what you’re doing and what’s required of you before filling in anything. There are some instructions as well as some concise important information at the bottom worth noting. Some basic information you’ll need includes:
When ready have the document notarized to make it official then mail your form with the current filing fee to:
Wyoming Secretary of State
State Capitol Building, Room 110
200 West 24th Street
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0020
As of right now they don’t offer any kind of expedited services in this matter so the typical process time takes about 3 to 5 days. Once you get confirmation, that’s about all there is to it. Here’s to a prosperous year ahead!
This article is informational only and shouldn’t be used as official legal advice. Info is subject to change over time. For more detailed and specific legal information regarding how to file a DBA in Wyoming, or how to conduct business in the state in general, consult with an attorney or qualified professional.