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Doing Business As (DBA)


DBA or "Co-partnership" forms are available in the County Clerk's Office and protect the name of a business in Houghton County for a period of five (5) years. Renewal notices are mailed to the business owner(s) approximately one (1) month prior to the expiration date.

You must be 18 years or older to file a DBA.

CLICK HERE for a pdf version of the DBA form

A DBA protects the name of your business in Houghton County only, it is not a license of any sort.


Fees for DBA Application

The cost is $10.00.


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Houghton County Courthouse
401 East Houghton Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931


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