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Circuit Court Clerk's Office

Fictitious Name (Trade or Assumed)

Pursuant to Virginia Code 59.1-69 effective January 1, 2020 all fictitious name (trade name) filings will be handled by the Office of the Clerk of the State Corporation Commission. The Circuit Court Clerk's office will no longer accept fictitious name filings after December 30, 2019. Our office will only handle amendments and dissolutions of fictitious names previously filed in the Prince William County Circuit Court Clerk's Office.

Contact information for the Office of the Clerk of the State Corporation Commission:

Office Hours: 8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (See scheduled closings)

Office of the Clerk
P.O. Box 1197
Richmond, Virginia 23218


  • Call Center: (804) 371-9733
    • Toll-free in Virginia 1-866-722-2551
  • Document Control Center (for cases before the Commission): (804) 371-9838

Toll-free: (within Virginia) 1-866-722-2551

Email: [email protected]

Physical Address: Office of the Clerk
Tyler Building, 1st floor
1300 E. Main St.
Richmond, Virginia 23219



Dissolution of Fictitious Trade Name $12.50 $10 fee + $2.50 for one certified copy


Please notify the Circuit Court Clerk's Office by email if you find that any of the links on this page do not work.