Complete the Business Certificate Form (attached below)
Have the Form Notarized. (This can be done in the Town Clerk's Office or by any Notary Public.)
Bring the Form to the Town Clerk's Office with a $25 payment. Cash or Check accepted.
Whenever you are conducting business under a name other than your own or the corporation's, you must obtain a DBA (Doing Business As) Certificate from the Town Clerk in the Town where the business is located. The DBA certificate is maintained in a public file and allows consumers to identify and locate the proprietor.
To Obtain a Business Certificate by Mail
Complete the Business Certificate Form (attached below) and print it out.
Have the Form Notarized.
Mail the Form with a Self-Addressed and Stamped Envelope, a $25 payment to:
Town Clerks Office 34 Broadway Rockport, MA 01966
The filing fee for a DBA certificate is $25. The certificate may be filed in person or by mail and must be notarized in person. The certificate must be renewed every 4 years. Make checks payable to the Town Of Rockport