The County Clerk’s Office provides a number of other services to the public.
- Doing Business As (DBA) Filing Information
Anyone doing business in Champaign County who is not a corporation and is not using their full name in the name of the business must file a Doing Business As (DBA) License. To file, click here for more info.
Businesses that are incorporated, corporated, or limited liability file with the Secretary of State.
- Doing Business As (DBA) Search
You can search all DBA certifications filed in Champaign County here.
- Fireworks License
Setting off fireworks in unincorporated areas of Champaign County require a firework license. Apply for a license here.
- Liquor License
Liquor licenses are required to serve alcohol in unincorporated areas of Champaign County. Click here to learn more about applying for a liquor license.
- Notary Services
The Clerk's Office notarizes documents and distributes commission certificates. If you have requested a notary from the state, you will receive a letter from the Clerk's Office when your commission has arrived and is available for pick up at during regular business hours.
It is $16 to pick up the notary in-person, $32 if you would like it mailed to your or you send a representative.
Accepted payment is cash, check, credit & debit card, and money order.
- Raffle License
Holding a raffle in an unincorporated part of Champaign County requires a license. Click here for more details and required forms.
- Recreation & Entertainment License
Any event in an unincorporated area of Champaign County that has a ticket cost or requests a donation is required to have a Recreation & Entertainment License. A license costs $4 for filing, $100 for a year (prorated), or $10 per day day for a single day event.