Searching Fictitious Business Names Registry

To search files of Fictitious Business Names:

We always recommend that you search the Registry of Fictitious Business Names before filing a Fictitious Business Name Statement. If you are unable to come to the Clerk's Office, you may search our online registry or request a search by mail or e-mail. Therefore, the four ways to search for Fictitious Business Names are:

  • Search our Fictitious Business Name Online Index
  • Come into the County Clerk's Office between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. We are located at: 701 Ocean St., Room 310, Santa Cruz, CA 95060.
  • Send an email to: providing the name you want searched.
  • Write to the County Clerk's Office and include a stamped, self-addressed envelope. Our address is 701 Ocean Street, Room 310, Santa Cruz, CA 95060.