Update your home improvement contractor DBA

Contractors who do business under a Doing Business As (DBA) name must provide us with a copy.

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What you need for Update your home improvement contractor DBA

Contractors must notify the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation (OCABR) if they do business under a DBA (also referred to as a fictitious name). If you're changing your DBA name, you'll need:

  • Your name
  • Your HIC registration number
  • Your DBA name
  • Permanent address
  • A copy of the DBA certified from your local city or town clerk's office

Failure to submit this documentation will result in the denial or delay of your registration.

How to update Update your home improvement contractor DBA

Fill out this form and send it back. Remember to include a certified check or money order for $25, payable to Commonwealth of Massachusetts and a copy of your business certificate from your city or town. 

Mail it to:

Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation
Home Improvement Contractor Program
1000 Washington Street
Suite 710
Boston, MA 02118

Fill out this form and bring it in. Remember to have a certified check or money order for $25, payable to Commonwealth of Massachusetts and a copy of your business certificate from your city or town. 

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