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The DC Business Center will be down from 10pm Friday, October 18 to 6pm Saturday, October 19th for scheduled maintenance. During this time you can still track business licenses and review account information by visiting the My DC Business Center.

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Corporation Services

Corporations division offers four core services to its customers.

Corporation Online Services:

Registration Services for Domestic (DC) Organizations:

Those services include formation, amendment, dissolution, report filing, domestication, conversion, merger and other related services for all registered entities.

Registration Services for Foreign Entities (Non DC Organizations)

Those services include initial registration of foreign entities doing business in DC and amended registration, transfer of registration, withdrawal and other related services.

Trade Name (DBA) Registration Services

Those services include initial trade name registration for all registered and unregistered entities and trade name renewals, amendments and cancelations.

Service of Process

This service includes the acceptance of legal complaints, subpoenas and other court filed documents and subsequent service of those documents on subject entity.