WELCOME TO THE PORTLAND TOWN CLERK'S OFFICE!
Monday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
State law requires that any person doing business in Connecticut under any name other than their own, must either register a trade name in the town where their business is conducted or register with the Secretary of State's office as a corporation or limited liability company. The filing fee for a trade name that is already notarized is $5.00.
Click here for Certificate of Adoption of Trade Name form
Click here for Cancellation Certificate of Trade Name form
For more information about starting a business in Connecticut, please visit the web site of the Connecticut Licensing Information Center or call them at 1-800-392-2122.