FBN Copy Order Requests

A Fictitious Business Name Filing number is required for a copy order. If you do not know the number please use the Fictitious Business Name Search or for $7.00 our staff can do the search for you. Please note: records older than 10 years are not available.

Copies may be requested in person at either of our offices or through the mail. Visit our Contact Us page for information on office locations, hours, and mailing address.

Fees and Return options

Order Type Fee Type Fee
Regular Copy Per Copy $5.00
Certified Copy Per Copy $7.00
Search Fee Per Search $7.00

If you are requesting the document through the mail you must also choose a return method:

Return Method Fee Type Fee
First Class Mail Handling Fee Per Order $2.00
Returned USPS Express Mail Per Order $23.50
Express Mail handling fee – If customer provides a pre-paid express mail envelope Per Order $5.00

We do not accept USPS first class stamped, self-addressed envelopes as a return option.

Payment Methods

We accept the following payment methods:
Check / Money Order: Please make payable to "Santa Barbara County Clerk-Recorder"
Money Order: Please ensure that all information on the Money Order is completed.
Credit Card: Visa, MasterCard, Discover (American Express NOT accepted).
If sending the request by mail, please complete the Credit Card Authorization Form.
We also accept cash in person. Please Do Not send cash through the mail.