1) VERIFY BRAND NAME & DOWNLOAD FORM

WebsiteFirst, 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.

2) PROPERLY FILL OUT REGISTRATION FORM

Register an LLCMake 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 important information at the bottom worth noting. Basic information you’ll need includes:

  • Trade name you want to register
  • Applicant’s name
  • Applicant’s business address
  • Trade name’s mailing address
  • Applicant’s business type
  • Applicant’s description of the general nature of his business
  • Date of the first time the trade name was used in Wyoming

3) NOTARIZE & SUBMIT YOUR FORM

mail-in-the-form-200x200When you’re ready, have the document notarized and 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 all there is to it! You’ll be the official owner of a Wyoming DBA.

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This guide is informational only and shouldn’t be used as official legal advice. 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 a local professional.