Personal Records: Assumed Names

Follow these steps to secure your businesses' Assumed Name:
  • Decide on the name of your business.
  • Search the County Assumed Names records for availability of the name of the business.
  • It is always best to search all variations of the business name.
WALK IN - Complete form by deputy clerk; all owners must be present with valid government issued identification for recording.

Or have completed notarized form available for recording.

Our office will accept cash, personal checks or credit card for payment of fee.

MAIL IN - Send completed notarized form for recording. Must send cashier's check or money order as personal checks will not be accepted.
Stan Stanart
Harris County Clerk
P.O. Box 1525
Houston, TX 77251