Fictitious and Assumed Names

Foreign Corporation - Fictitious Name Form (33-15-106)
This form is used by a foreign corporation when their legal name is not available in South Carolina. This is not the registration of a DBA (doing business as) or trade name.This form should only be used by the foreign corporation when their legal name is not available for use in South Carolina. You must submit a total payment of $10.00 to the Secretary of State's Office.

Foreign Limited Liability Company - Fictitious Name Form (33-44-1005)
This form is used by a foreign LLC when their legal name is not available in South Carolina. This is not the registration of a DBA (doing business as) or trade name. This form should only be used by the foreign LLC when their legal name is not available for use in South Carolina. You must submit a total payment of $2.00 to the Secretary of State's Office.

Domestic Limited Partnership - Assumed Name Certificate (33-42-45)

This form is used to register the assumed name of the LP with the Secretary of State. This is the only entity for which the Secretary of State's Office registers assumed names. You must submit a total payment of $10.00 to the Secretary of State's Office.

Foreign Limited Partnership - Assumed Name Certificate (33-42-45)
This form is used to register the assumed name of the LP with the Secretary of State. This is the only entity for which the Secretary of State's Office registers assumed names. You must submit a total payment of $10.00 to the Secretary of State's Office.

Foreign Nonprofit - Fictitious Name Form (33-31-1506)
This form is used by a foreign corporation when their legal name is not available in South Carolina. This is not the registration of a DBA (doing business as) or trade name. This form should only be used by the foreign corporation when their legal name is not available for use in South Carolina.
 You must submit a total payment of $10.00 to the Secretary of State's Office.