Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Commission

Attachment B

If applicant wishes to use a trade name, include proof of trade name registration from the jurisdiction where applicant’s principal place of business is located.
DC: Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs
MD: Department of Assessments and Taxation
VA: Circuit Court in the county or city where applicant’s principal place of business is located.

Note: If applicant’s principal place of business is located outside the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia, applicant may submit proof of trade name registration from either: 1) the jurisdiction where applicant’s principal place of business is located; or 2) from the jurisdiction inside the Metropolitan District where applicant’s local office or designated agent is located.

Below is a list of agencies responsible for registering trade names in the most common business locations.

Alexandria, VA
Alexandria Circuit Court
520 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 838-4044

Arlington, VA
Arlington County Circuit Court
1425 N. Courthouse Road, Suite 6200
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 228-4369

Fairfax, VA
Fairfax County Circuit Court
Jennings Building Judicial Center
4110 Chain Bridge Road Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 691-7320

Washington, DC
Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs
1100 4th Street, S.W., 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20024
(202) 442-4400

Maryland
Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation
301 West Preston Street, Room 801
Baltimore, MD 21201-2395
(888) 246-5941

Attachment B Samples: http://www.wmatc.gov/pdf/Attachment_B_Samples.pdf