FBN Refile

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.

Refile

A fictitious business name statement expires five years from the date it is filed in the County Clerk. A refile of a fictitious business name statement must be filed prior to the date of expiration if you intend to continue doing business under that name and if there are no changes from the original.

Complete the online refile application by clicking here

Fees:

Refiling fee for one business name and one registrant

$23.00

Each additional business name

$7.00

Each additional registrant after the first two

$7.00

Note: A refile does not require publication.

 

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