Assumed Business Name

Individuals doing business in Kankakee County under an assumed business name are required by law to register the business name with the Kankakee County Clerk’s office. This requirement includes registration for sole proprietorships, general partnerships and professional corporations (P.C.).

HandshakeContractorLimited Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies (LLC) and Corporations file with:

Illinois Secretary of State
Department Business Services
328 Howlett Bldg
Springfield, IL 62756
Corporations – 217.782.6961
Limited Partnerships – 217.785.8960

Kankakee County does not issue general permits or licenses to operate a business. Contact the city or village in which the business is located for local licensing requirements.

You may download and print the Assumed Business Name Application as well as filing instructions and a publisher’s list for legal notices. Maintenance forms are also available.