Use these instructions when completing a Statement
of Trade Name of a Reporting Entity pursuant to §
7-71-103 and Part 3 of Article 90 of Title 7 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.
Note: If the pre-filled information is incorrect,
the appropriate form must be submitted for filing to change or correct the
information. Fields that are pre-filled will be noted below.
Number: The ID
Number field will be pre-filled with the 11-digit number assigned to the record
for the reporting entity by the Colorado Secretary of State.
Name: The True Name field will be pre-filled with the name
of the reporting entity exactly as such name is recorded by the Colorado Secretary
of State’s office.
Form of Entity: The
Form of Entity field will be pre-filled with the form of the reporting entity
as recorded by the Colorado Secretary of State’s office.
Jurisdiction: The Jurisdiction field will be pre-filled with
jurisdiction of the reporting entity as recorded by the Colorado Secretary of
Trade Name: Provide the name, other than the reporting entity’s true name,
that the reporting entity uses in conducting business.
Briefly describe the type of business that
will be transacted or the activities that will be conducted using the trade
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.
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