Ocean County Clerk's Office

Registering A Business Trade Name
You can register your new business with the Ocean County Clerk's Office either in person or by mail.
The State of New Jersey provides a number of forms that may be downloaded and printed at www.state.nj.us/njbgs/forms2a.htm
    Location:

    IN PERSON or by MAIL:
    Ocean County Clerk's Office
      In Person:
    Ocean County Court House Southern Service Center
    Attn: Trade Names - Room 114179 South Main St. Room 4
    P.O. Box 2191, 118 Washington StreetManahawkin, NJ 08050
    Toms River, New Jersey 08754Phone: (609)-597-1500
    Phone: (732) 506-5198

    Hours: Monday- Friday 8:30 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

    Fee in person: $50.00 (Cash/Money Order only)

    Fee by Mail: $53.00 (Cash/Money Order only - $3 search fee +$50 registration fee)

  • Complete the forms as per instructions.

  • Three (3) completed Registration Forms must be notarized by a Notary Public or an Attorney at Law.



County Chambers of Commerce & Business Associations
Barnegat Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 1112
Barnegat, New Jersey 08005-1112
(609) 698-6689

Bay Head Bussiness Association
P. O. Box 135
Bay Head, New Jersey 08742
(732) 295-4040
Brick Township Chamber of Commerce
909 Cedar Bridge Avenue
Brick, New Jersey 08723
(732) 477-4949

Jackson Township Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box A.C.
Jackson, New Jersey 08527
(732) 367-0027
Lacey Township Chamber of Commerce
103 Route 9, P.O. Box 306
Forked River, New Jersey 08731
(609) 693-8312

Lakewood Chamber of Commerce
200 Clifton Avenue, P.O. Box 656
Lakewood, New Jersey 08701-0656
(732) 363-0012
Greater Point Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce
517 A Arnold Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey 08742
(732) 899-2424

Point Pleasant Chamber of Commerce
2810 Bridge Avenue
Point Pleasant, New Jersey 08742
(732) 295-8850
Plumsted Business & Merchants Association
15 Main Street
New Egypt, New Jersey 08533
(609) 758-2346

Seaside Business Association
P.O. Box 98
Seaside Heights, N .J. 08751
(732) 793-1510

Summer in the Park
308 SE Central Avenue
Seaside Park, N.J. 08752
(732) 914-0100

Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce
265 West 9th Street
Ship Bottom, New Jersey 08008
(609) 494-7211
(800) 292-6372

Toms River - Ocean County
Chamber of Commerce
1200 Hooper Avenue
Toms River, New Jersey 08753
(732) 349-0220
Stafford Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 1074
Manahawkin, NJ 08050
Phone - 609-401-2525
Website - www.staffordchamber.com
Email - info@staffordchamber.com

Whiting Business Association
c/o Investors Bank
451 Lacey Rd.
Whiting, New Jersey 08759
Website : whitingbiz.com
Email : dgould@myInvestorsBank.com





Statewide Business Associations
New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce
50 West State Street, Suite lll
Trenton, New Jersey 08608
(609) 989-7888
New Jersey Business & Industry Association
102 West State Street
Trenton, New Jersey 08608
(609) 393-7707
National Federation of Independent Business
156 West State Street
Trenton, New Jersey 08608
(609) 989-8777


Additional Information
U.S. Small Business Administration
Fourth Floor 2 Gateway Center
Newark, New Jersey 07102
(201) 645-3580

2600 Mt. Ephraim Avenue
Camden, New Jersey 08104
(609) 757-5183
New Jersey Office of Business Advocacy
Department of Commerce & Economic Development
20 West State Street, CN 823
Trenton, New Jersey 08625
1-800-533-0186


New Jersey Department of Labor
Labor & Industry Building
John Fitch Plaza, CN 110
Trenton, New Jersey 08625
(609) 292-2280
New Jersey Division of Taxation
50 Barrack Street, CN 240
Trenton, New Jersey 08625
(609) 588-2200

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
970 Broad Street
Newark, New Jersey 07102
1-800-829-1040
New Jersey Division of Commercial Recording
Department of State
820 Bear Tavern Road, CN 308
West Trenton, New Jersey 08625
(609) 530-6400