How to file a DBA in Florida
Filing a Florida DBA ('doing business as'), also known as an 'assumed name' and 'fictitious name registration', is a simple process. You will file the fictitious name registration online or you can also mail it.
Read below for answers to your questions about DBAs, plus important details and links, why you might consider filing an assumed name (DBA), and how a DBA can help or hurt you. If you need to research how to file a DBA in another U.S. state or territory, select it below.
Do I need a DBA in Florida?
Florida requires that all individuals, corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs), limited partnerships (LPs), limited liability partnerships (LLPs), or out of state companies that regularly transact business in Florida under a name different from their legal name, must file a fictitious name registration with the Florida Department of State.