All new businesses established in Mercer County can file a Trade Name Certificate with the County Clerk’s Office. (only for small businesses and Non-Profit Churches).

Amendments to business registrations may also be done in this office.

Notary services are available in this office for business registration at no additional fee. However, it is recommended that you call the office to make sure there is someone available to notarize your document

Notes: Banks generally require all businesses to register a trade name before opening a business checking account.

Trade Name Certificate
(Click here for form)

Discharge Trade Name Cert.
(Click here for form)
The following entities must file with the New Jersey Division of Revenue (not with the County Clerk):
Corporations (Profit and Non-Profit)
Limited Partnerships
Limited Liability Companies
Limited Liability Partnerships
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