FBN Change

Effective Monday, July 20, 2020, the Clerk-Recorder Department will be closing its branch offices in Anaheim, Laguna Hills and
at the Old County Courthouse in Santa Ana.

The department's office at the County Service Center in Santa Ana will remain open but only offer over-the-counter service for birth, death, and marriage certificates, all professional registrations, and real property document recordings. All other services will be offered by mail only. 

Effective July 20, 2020, the following services must be requested via mail. No over-the-counter service will be available until further notice:

  • Fictitious Business Name Statements
  • Official Records Copies
  • Notary Registrations
  • EIR Filings

For more information about the services being offered by the Clerk-Recorder Department, please call the department's information line at (714) 834-2500, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except holidays.


Changes to the way you are conducting business, changes to the physical address where the business is located or adding or removing registered owners.

Complete the online Change application by clicking here: https://cr.ocgov.com/FBNOnlineNet/




Not Filing a Change?


New Statement

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