Fictitious Business Name Forms

Fictitious Business Name Fees

Order Type Fee Type Fee
Filing 1 business name and 1 registrant $47.00
Additional Business Name Additional fee per each additional business name $5.00
Additional Registrant Additional fee per each additional registrant $5.00
Abandonment/Withdrawal Filing Per Filing $30.00
Regular FBN Copy Per Copy $5.00
Certified FBN Copy Per Copy $7.00
Search Fee Per Search $7.00

If you are filing a requesting a copy 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

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). For applications sent electronically or by mail please authorize a credit card though the online application. 
We also accept cash in person. Please Do Not send cash through the mail.

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