Use these instructions when completing a Statement
of Trade Name of an Individual pursuant to § 7-71-103
and § 7-71-107 of the Colorado Revised Statutes
(C.R.S.). The required form/cover sheet must be used when filing the document.
Mistakes may have legal consequences: review the information provided
carefully. The Colorado Secretary of State’s office cannot provide legal
advice. Questions should be addressed to the user’s legal, business or tax
advisor(s). Only provide information that is required or permitted to be
included in the document. Information
included in the document must be in English, typewritten or machine printed,
and must state the name and address of at least one individual causing the
document to be delivered for filing. In order to obtain a copy of the filed
document or access additional information, including Frequently Asked Questions
(FAQs), visit our Web site, www.sos.state.co.us.
name and first name of the individual using the trade name must be provided. A
middle name and suffix are optional.
Examples of a suffix include Jr, Sr, and II. A title such as Dr., Ms., Mrs. or Mr. is not a suffix and will result in
future mailings being addressed to “John Smith Mr” if entered into the suffix
Usual Place of Business Street
Address: Provide the street name and
number, including the suite, unit or apartment number, if applicable. The city,
state, and zip code must also be provided.
address outside of the United
States must include the country and, if
applicable, the province.
123 N. Main Street,
Address: If the mailing address is
different than the street address, or mail cannot be delivered to the street
address, provide the address, including the city, state and zip code where mail
is to be delivered. Any address outside of the United States
must include the country and, if applicable, the province.
Trade Name: Provide the
name, other than the individual’s true name, that the individual uses in
Briefly describe the type of business
that will be transacted or the activities that will be conducted using the
Delayed Effective Date (optional): The effective date of this document may be
delayed up to 90 days after filing with the Colorado Secretary of State. The delayed effective date may specify a
particular time of day. If no time of day is specified, the default time is
twelve midnight on that date. Mountain Time controls the filing date and time.
For legal authority, refer to § 2-4-109 and § 7-90-304, C.R.S.
Additional Information: Select the “No” button if no additional information
will be attached. Select the “Yes” button if additional information is
permitted or required by law to be included in the document. After
selecting “Submit” at the bottom of the online form, the Manage Attachments
page will appear and allow for the attachment of the additional information as
a plain text or PDF document.
Causing Delivery: Provide the last name and
first name of at least one individual causing the document to be delivered for
filing. A middle name and suffix are optional. The mailing address, including
the city, state and zip code, must be provided. Any address outside of the United States must include the country and,
if applicable, the province. The names and addresses of additional individuals causing the document
to be filed may be provided in an attachment.
Pursuant to § 7-90-301.5, C.R.S., each
individual causing the document to be filed is responsible for complying with
the applicable statutes.
Example: Smith, John
123 N. Main St.,
Notice: This section describes the legal authority
for filing this document. Refer to § 7-90-301.5,
C.R.S. for more information.
instructions, and the related form/cover sheet, are not intended to provide
legal, business or tax advice, and are offered as a public service without
representation or warranty. While the
related form is believed to satisfy minimum legal requirements as of its
revision date, compliance with applicable law, as the same may be amended from
time to time, remains the responsibility of the user of this form. Questions should be addressed to the user’s