The New York County Clerk accepts for filing (in Room 109B, in the basement at 60 Centre Street) certificates of sole proprietorships, partnerships, and assumed names for businesses conducting business in New York County. The filing fee is $ 100 cash, and certified copies are an additional $ 10 each. The forms of certificate for sole proprietorship and partnership can be purchased at any commercial or legal stationery store, including the candy shop/newsstand in the lobby of the courthouse at 60 Centre Street.
Searches of business names and records on file can be made in Room 117B in the basement at 60 Centre Street.
If you wish to make a filing for corporate, limited partnership, limited liability partnership, and limited liability corporation status, you can do so only through the Secretary of State in Albany, New York.