Find a Fictitious Business Name in Contra Cosa
Fictitious Business Name Statements can be filed, or copies obtained either in person or by mail at the County Clerk-Recorder’s Office. You need to research the Fictitious Business Name Index to make sure the name you are considering is available.
If requested by mail, the turnaround time is approximately two weeks. If requested in person, the transaction is completed while you wait. If you choose to come into our office, you will be required to show a valid government issued picture identification in order for us to process your Fictitious Business Name form.
The form is available at the County Clerk-Recorder’s Office, or may be downloaded in the Forms section on the right side of the page. If you need a form mailed to you, please send a request and a self-addressed stamped envelope to the County Clerk-Recorder’s Office.
We accept cash, pre-printed checks, credit and debit cards. Credit and debit cards are subject to an additional service fee. If you intend on using a check, please make sure the address on the check is the same as your picture identification. We cannot accept crossed out information on checks.
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