You may file your Business Certificate in person or via the mail. To mail, please download the Business Certificate form
, fill out the form and have it notarized. Return to Town Hall, 260 Commercial Street
along with a check in the amount of $40.00 made out to the Town of Provincetown
. We will process, seal and certify your copy and return to you.
Who needs to file?
Any person, whether individually or as a partnership,conducting business under any title other than the complete real name of the owner(s).
Any corporation doing business in a name other than its corporate name. The certificate must be completed and filed by a corporate officer.
Does the Certificate have to be displayed?
No. However, you must provide a copy upon request.
Violators of these provisions shall be subject to a fine of not more than three hundred ($300.00) dollars for each month during which said violation continues.
Where does one file?
File with the Town Clerk, either in person or by mail, in every city or town where an office of said business may be situated.
Does a Business Certificate expire?
A business certificate is in full force and effect for four(4) years from the date of issue. A new filing must be made every four years aslong as the business is being conducted.