Upon discontinuing the use of a registered trade name, the business must file a trade name withdrawal with Secretary of State (per West Virginia Code
File online at the
West Virginia One Stop Business Portal for the fastest, most convenient filing method to withdraw a registered trade name (DBA).
*An additional $1.00 online processing fee will apply to all online filings.
An Expedite Service fee will apply if requesting expedite service.
We also provide paper forms to file the trade name withdrawal. Select the form below based on your entity type.
For further assistance filing a trade name withdrawal, contact the Business Division.
If we may be of any further assistance, please don't hesitate to contact us: 304.558.8000 toll free 866.767.8683 email: Business@wvsos.gov