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Change Application for Business

Change Application for Business

Complete this application if you are:

  • Changing your business entity name
  • Changing or establishing a new fictitious or doing business as name
  • Replacing a lost or damaged license
  • Adding multiple doing business as names

Note: Do not use this form if you are registering a completely new company with a new registration/charter number from the Ohio Secretary of State. Use the Association, Corporation, LLC, or Partnership Application as appropriate. If you need to submit a change of business address, please use the appropriate Change of Business Address form.

Application instructions

Please submit, with this application:

  • a copy of the certificate from the Secretary of State that proves your business entity and name certification are properly registered with that office.
  • A check or money order for any fees, made payable to OHIO DIVISION OF REAL ESTATE, must be remitted with this form. Cash will not be accepted.
  • If you are only changing your company name and not changing your charter number or your DBA name, please submit your new company name registration along with this application.