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Washington County - County Clerk

Becky Lewallen


Arkansas law requires that no person shall conduct or transact business in this state under an assumed name or under
any designated name or style, corporate or otherwise, other than the real name of the individual conducting or
transacting such business, unless the person files a certificate in the office of the County Clerk of the counties in which
the person conducts or transacts or intends to conduct the business.


DBA Certificates are filed and recorded in the office of the County Clerk. A person or persons desiring to file a DBA
is required to complete the certificate form and sign it before a notary public.

The filing fee for this certificate is $25.00 (cash). 

The types of businesses that would typically use the form are sole proprietorships and general partnerships.

Filing the DBA Certificate in the County Clerk’s office may be accomplished by:

1. In person; or
2. Mail (provide a self-addressed, stamped envelope accompanied by the $25.00 filing fee) (no checks please)

INSTRUCTIONS: Print the form from the link below

Doing Business As


For further information regarding doing business in the State of Arkansas, you can visit the Secretary of State’s website


Becky  Lewallen - County Clerk
Washington County Courthouse
280 N. College, Suite 300
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 444-1711

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Last updated: 4/17/2014 1:15:44 PM