Business Certificates

Pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 110, the City Clerk accepts filings of Business Certificates by any person, persons or corporations conducting business in the City of Worcester under a company name.

Generally, persons or corporations, individually or in partnership with one another, and doing business in the City of Worcester under a company name must file a business certificate. The certificate is valid for four (4) years from the date of filing. They are renewable thereafter.

How to File - Business Certificate

In Person or By Mail

Fill out the appropriate form (notarized and signed in black ink) and submit to the City Clerk's Office:

Discontinuance

If you are a business owner and wish to discontinue your business, have changed your residence or location of business, or wish to withdraw from your business or partnership you must complete a Statement of Discontinuance and submit to the City Clerk's Office.

Business Discontinuance

Fees

  • Filing is $50.
  • Certified copy of the completed filing is $12 in person and $14 through the mail.
  • Discontinuance or withdrawal of a Business Certificate is $20.

Search Business Certificates

You may search the Business Certificate Record database for any DBA. The certificate is valid for four (4) years from the date of filing. They are renewable thereafter.

 Start   End  
Only includes dates of actual filings.

Contact Information

City Clerk
City Hall Room 206
455 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608

Accessible via WRTA Bus Line. View Schedules

Phone: 508-799-1121
Fax: 508-799-1194
Email Us

Office Hours:
Monday
8:45 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday - Friday
8:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

City of Worcester
Customer Service Line
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
508-929-1300
Contact Us

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram Icons

City of Worcester Seal Image Worcester Public Schools Seal Image Worcester Public Library Logo
Home | Login | Disclaimer | Site Map

© 2018 Copyright City of Worcester, MA. All Rights Reserved.

Official City of Worcester, MA Website WorcesterMA.gov