Mary B. Bedard, CPA
1115 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301-4639
Public Hours 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Mon-Fri
SEARCH FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME (FBN) FILINGS
In addition to filing the statement with the County Clerk, it is your
responsibility to check the FBN Index in our office to determine if the
business name you have chosen is available.
A Fictitious Business Name Search may conducted in person, by mail, or over the internet.
We cannot conduct Fictitious Business Name search over the telephone.
To conduct a search in person, please visit the Kern County Clerk's Office at:
1115 Truxtun Ave, 1st Floor
Bakersfield, Ca 93301
Open to the Public from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
To conduct a search by mail:
- Mail a written request
- Include name of business
- Include address of business, if known
The search fee is $8.00. If the search reveals the business name, the copy fee is .75¢ or $2.00 for
a certified copy. A check or money order payable to Kern County Clerk must accompany the request and
should also include a self addressed stamped envelope. The search fee is a non-refundable. A "No Record Found" statement
will be issued if a record is not found.
To conduct a Internet Search, please click here.
Search FBN Database
Search by typing in the full or partial business name
(Examples:Ace Hardware , Ace)
Search by typing in the full or partial date
(Examples: 10/13/2008 , 10/13)
Search by typing in the full or partial File Number
(Examples:2006-B6879 , 2006-B68
OFFICIAL SITE FOR CALIFORNIA LEGISLATIVE
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT