How to file a DBA in Georgia
Filing a Georgia DBA ('doing business as'), also known as an 'assumed name', is a simple process. You will file the DBA with the Clerk of the Superior Court in the county where you conduct business.
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 Georgia?
Georgia requires that all individuals, general partnerships, and sole proprietorships that regularly transact business in Georgia under a name different from their legal name, must file a DBA with the Clerk of the Superior Court in the county where you conduct business. Georgia does not require a DBA if your business is a nonprofit, corporation, limited liability company (LLC) or limited partnership (LP).