Trade Names

All new businesses established in Atlantic County must file a Trade Name Certificate with the County Clerk’s Office. We require that you check our records before filing, to make sure that no one else has filed with the same name you are requesting.

The following entities must file with the New Jersey Division of Revenue (NOT with the County Clerk):

Corporations (Profit and Non-Profit)
Limited Partnerships
Limited Liability Companies
Limited Liability Partnerships

Document Summary Sheet
Trade Name
Trade Name Amendment
Trade Name Dissolution

Trade Name Certificate – $50.00
Trade Name Amendment – $50.00
Trade Name Dissolution – $25.00

Form of Payment
Check/Money order
Credit Card (Mastercard/Visa)
-Check/Money order made payable to “Atlantic County Clerk’s Office”