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Michigan law requires that persons who own, conduct or transact business in a county to register their business name(s) in that county as a matter of public record. Corporations, Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies and Not for Profit Organizations owned by corporations DO NOT file at the county level.


The filing fee for an Assumed Name Certificate is $16 for a new filing, and $14 for a renewal. Upon filing the certificate, you will be issued two certified copies of your Assumed Name Certificate for your records or other purposes, such as banking.

County Clerk

Greg Geiger
County Clerk

Ionia County Clerk’s Office
100 W. Main Street
Ionia, MI 48846


(616) 527-5322

(616) 527-8201

Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.