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Update Fictitious Name Registration

You can update the following information on your fictitious name registration:

  • Email address
  • Mailing address
  • Owner’s address
  • Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN)
  • Owner's name with proof of legal name change


Email [email protected] the following information:
  • The exact fictitious name registered.
  • The assigned Department of State registration number.
  • The information you wish to change.

Review and verify all information for accuracy before sending your email.


Allow 3-5 business days during non-peak periods, or longer during peak season.

Change or Alter a Fictitious Name or Owner

Changes to your fictitious name or owner must be made on the Fictitious Name Registration (PDF) application.

  • Complete Sections 1-4 of the application to simultaneously cancel and re-register the fictitious name.
  • Return the completed application with a check or money order for $50, made payable to the Florida Department of State.  

Renew a Fictitious Name Registration

  • You can renew your fictitious name online or by mail (PDF).
  • The renewal fee is $50.