How to Register a Business Name (Sole Proprietorships)

August 13, 2010


Registering with the Department of Trade and Industry

*For Sole Proprietorships

Business Name Registration Certificate

Where: DTI-Provincial Office where the business is located or log on to

Validity: 5 years


  • Accomplished Business Name Registration Form (BTRCP FORM 16)
  • Payment of Registration Fee

Source: DTI, Bureau of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development (BMSMED)