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Assumed and Fictitious Names (Business Names)

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As of January 1, 2020, pursuant to Virginia Code Section 59.1-69, certificate of assumed or fictitious names shall be filed in the Office of the Clerk of the State Corporation Commission.

Dissolution of a Business Name

This form is to be used by a person who is releasing an assumed or a fictitious name that is of record in a Virginia circuit court. File a completed form in the clerk’s office of the appropriate circuit court.

The cost to file a Dissolution of a Business name is $10.00. Payment may be made by cash, check/money order (payable to Clerk, Henrico Circuit Court) or credit card.  There is a 2% credit card transaction fee.

If an additional copy is requested, there is a copy fee of $0.50 per page.  If a certified copy is requested, there is a certified fee of $2.00 per document.  If you file by mail, you must enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope for the return of your copy or certified copy.


Useful Names and Contact Information  for New Businesses in Virginia

  • The Virginia State Corporation Commission:  1-804-371-9733,    1300 E. Main Street, Richmond, VA 23219
  • Henrico County Finance Department (Business licenses): 1-804-501-4310, Henrico Government Complex room 136, 4301 E. Parham Road, Henrico, VA 23273
  • Virginia Department of Taxation: 1-804-367-8031,    1957 Westmoreland Street, Richmond, VA 23230
  • Internal Revenue Service: 1-800-829-1040,,  400 North 8th Street, Richmond, VA 23219

Disclaimer:  Please note that this website is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be legal advice.


Contact Us

Circuit Court Clerk

Delivery Address
4309 E. Parham Road
Courthouse Bldg, Rm 240
Henrico, VA 23228

General Information
(804) 501-4202

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

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