Assumed Names (DBAs)

Search for Assumed Names
Rockwall County Clerk Shelli Miller is committed to making historical records accessible to the public. We now offer a new and more efficient way of searching "Official Public Records" with our new Rapid Online Access Method website.

Certificate for Unincorporated Businesses


  • For unincorporated businesses
  • $24 fee for filing
  • Your signature may be notarized before being brought in for filing or now our Deputy Clerks can acknowledge your signature in office.
  • Unincorporated Form
  • Online Unincorporated Form

Certificate for Incorporated Businesses


  • For incorporated businesses
  • $24 fee for filing
  • Your signature may be notarized before being brought in for filing or now our Deputy Clerks can acknowledge your signature in office.
  • Incorporated Form
  • Online Incorporated Form

Abandonment Form


  • To abandon an Assumed Name
  • $24 fee for filing
  • Your signature may be notarized before being brought in for filing or now our Deputy Clerks can acknowledge your signature in office.
  • Abandonment Form

More Information


  • Certificates are valid up to 10 years.
  • It is the responsibility of the applicant to search the assumed name records in the county in which business is to be conducted to ensure no other business has the same name.  Rockwall County records can be searched online or in person on our public terminals.
  • The County Clerk’s office does not research the use of the name before filing.
  • The County Clerk's staff does not provide legal advice or opinions.  You may obtain more information about assumed names from the Texas Business and Commerce Code.  For assumed name filing FAQ's, please refer to the Texas Secretary of State.
  1. Shelli Miller

    County Clerk

  2. County Clerk

    Physical Address
    1111 E Yellowjacket Lane
    Suite 100
    Rockwall, TX 75087


    Directions

    Phone: (972) 204-6300
    Fax: (972) 204-6309

    Hours
    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    WE REQUEST THAT ALL FINAL TRANSACTIONS BE COMPLETED BY 4:30 P.M.

    Most GPS and internet maps are wrong on our location. We are 0.3 miles east of Goliad/SH 205.