2019 US Virgin Islands Code
Title 11 - Commerce, Technology and Trade
Chapter 21 - Trade Names
§ 1203. Registration by corporations

  • (a) A corporation doing business in the Virgin Islands under any name other than that of the corporation as set forth in the articles of incorporation or amendments thereto shall be subject to all the provisions of this chapter; and shall file a certificate setting forth the designation, name or style under which said business is to be conducted, the location of said business, a brief description of the kind of business transacted under such name, and the corporate name and location of the principal office of such corporation. Such certificate shall be made under the seal of the corporation and signed by its president or vice-president, and its secretary or assistant secretary; and the president or such vice-president shall acknowledge the certificate before an officer authorized by the laws of the United States Virgin Islands to authenticate signatures. The certificate, so executed and acknowledged, shall be filed in the office of the Lieutenant Governor within five days prior to the commencement of business, and a copy thereof, certified by the Lieutenant Governor, shall be filed by the Lieutenant Governor in the office of the clerk of the District Court in the judicial division in which the original articles of incorporation are filed.

  • (b) For the purposes of this chapter, the term “corporation” shall include a limited liability company.

Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. US Virgin Islands may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.