Courthouse Annex
234 W. Baraga Ave.
Marquette, MI  49855
PH:  (906)225-8330  FAX: (906)228-1572         
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8-5 PM

Ishpeming Service Center
215 W. Hematite Dr.
Ishpeming, MI  49849
PH:  (906)486-6510
Office Hours: Wednesdays  9-5 PM

Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8-5 p.m.      

DBA or "Co-partnership" forms are available in the County Clerk's office and protect the name of a business in Marquette County for a period of five years. After five years an expiration notice will be sent to reapply. The fee for the D/B/A application is $10. 

You must be 18 years or older, to file a DBA.  

Click here for a pdf version of the DBA Form

A D/B/A protects the name of your business in Marquette County only, it is not a license of any sort.  If you have questions regarding starting a business and what steps you must take you can contact.

Joel Schultz, Regional Director, Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center:


Mary Vantilburg, Business Development Specialist:

You may also contact Black Ink Assets & The e-Loft at 906-273-1317, a business consultancy & private entrepreneurial support company specializing in start-up ventures and other Stage 1 companies/organizations.