Assumed Business Name Form

North Carolina law requires individuals, limited and general partnerships, limited liability companies, corporations, and other persons who want to start a business to file an Assumed Business Name Certificate with the Register of Deeds. The Ashe County Register of Deeds office can be reached at 336-846-5580.

Ashe County does not require a business license. However, the State may require a license to operate a specific business or perform work. For more information about business licenses in North Carolina, click the link below or call 800-228-8443 to speak with a counselor at the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina.