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Business Trade Names

Trade Name

New Sole Proprietorship or Partnership businesses established in Union County must file a Trade Name Certificate with the Union County Clerk.

Requirements include the following:

  • A Trade Name Application (Complete numbers 1 to 4; Do not sign)
  • Make (3) three copies of this completed Application
  • Sign each of the (4) four in the presence of a Notary Public, obtaining proper Notarization
  • A check or money or money order for $54.00 made payable to the Union County Clerk mustaccompany the Applications
  • Mail all (4) four Trade Name Applications, the $54.00 payment and a self addressed, stamped envelope to:

Union County Clerk’s Office
2 Broad Street – Room 114
Elizabeth, NJ 07207

Download printable Trade Name Application

Cancellation of Trade Name
908-527-4966

To cancel a Sole Proprietorship or Partnership business established in Union County, a Cancellation of Trade Name Certificate must be files with the Union County Clerk.

Requirements include the following:

  • A Cancellation of Trade Name Application (Do not sign)
  • Make (2) two copies of this completed Application
  • Sign each of the (3) three in the presence of a Notary Public, obtaining proper Notarization
  • A check or money order for $27.00 made payable to the Union County Clerk must accompany the Cancellation Applications
  • Mail all (3) three Trade Name Applications, the $27.00 payment and a self addressed, stamped envelope to:

Union County Clerk’s Office
2 Broad Street – Room 114
Elizabeth, NJ 07207

Download printable Cancellation Trade Name Application

All recorded Trade Name Certificates are available on our Property Search website at http://clerk.ucnj.org