Fill Out your FBN Statement Form Here
Fill out and download your FBN statement form for your area listed below, SIGN IT, mail it or take it to your County Recorder Office.
Fictitious Business Name Information
Information for all Individuals and Firms Operating under Fictitious Names
REQUIREMENTS & FEES FOR LOS ANGELES COUNTY
REQUIREMENTS & FEES FOR SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY
Click here for APPLICATION FOR FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
  Click here for APPLICATION FOR FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
Fictitious Business Name Information
Information for all Individuals and Firms Operating under Fictitious Names
  Department of Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk
Los Angeles County
Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk
  Serving San Bernardino & Los Angeles Counties
Office (760)  244-0021   

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Name Publication (B&P 17917)

The registrant will publish the statement once a week for four successive weeks in a legally adjudicated newspaper of general circulation in the county where the fictitious business name is filed. The first publication of the statement must appear in the newspaper within 30 days from the filing date or it becomes obsolete and must be refiled again with another filing fee.
Name Publication (B&P 17917)

The registrant will publish the statement once a week for four successive weeks in a legally adjudicated newspaper of general circulation in the county where the fictitious business name is filed. The first publication of the statement must appear in the newspaper within 30 days from the filing date or it becomes obsolete and must be refiled again with another filing fee.
Remember; if you have more than 1 business name, check the County Recorder website for any additional fees for your area.
You must have a stamped FBN statement form from the County recorder's office in order to publish.
Los Angeles County
Fictitious Business Names
$59.00 includes  four consecutive weeks of publishing
includes  four consecutive weeks of publishing $39.00
San Bernardino County
Fictitious Business Names
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Valley Wide Newspapers
PO BOX 4009897
Hesperia, CA 92345
Antelope Valley Journal
3166 East Palmdale Blvd.
Palmdale, CA 93550
Publishing Prices Includes 1 Business Names and 2 Owners Names, Additional Names $5.00 each
Submitting Your FBN Statement For Publishing

Once you have filed your Fictitious Business Name and paid the necessary fees to the County in your area, you have one more task to complete before you start doing business under that name.

Your County requires you to have your Fictitious Business Name statement published in an legally adjudicated newspaper, approved in the county where you filed it. Valleywide Newspapers are legally adjudicated newspapers of general circulation for San Bernardino and Los Angeles counties.

Publishing your statement is simple:
Just take it, fax it, upload it or mail a copy of your completed stamped statement to Valleywide Newspapers
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The Fictitious Business Name must be published once a week for four consecutive weeks. After your FBN has been published for the required period,
Valleywide Newspapers will mail you your affidavit called a Proof of Publication that is now filed with county clerk in your area to show that your publication has been completed.  
(keep your proof of publication for your records, you may need it to open or change your bank account or obtain a business license)
If you mail your statement, remember to include your check for $55.00 for the San Bernardino County Recorder or $29.00 for Los Angeles County Recorder.
 
 
The first publication of the statement must appear in the newspaper within 30 days from the
filing date or it becomes obsolete and must be refiled again with another filing fee charge.
Calculate Your Date.
  See If Your Within Your 30 Days.

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After publishing is complete, your Fictitious Business Name will be active for five years, before it must be renewed.
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