Request Copies


Request FBN Certified or Non-Certified Copies
in Person or by Mail


Requests for certified and non-certified copies of fictitious business names statements are available at:

555 County Center, 1st Floor
Redwood City, CA 94063
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Please proceed to County Clerk station 2 (Special Services) for any requests over the counter. 

Fee for a certified copy is $5.00 and non-certified copy is $1.00 payable by check, Visa or Mastercard.


Mailed request for copies of fictitious business name statements must be accompanied by a written request that must include the file number and/or the business name.

Mail the application with the required payment of $5.00 for a certified copy or $1.00 for a non-certified copy with either a preprinted check (payable against a U.S.A. bank) or money order to the above address, Attn: Special Services. Make checks payable to San Mateo County Clerk-Recorder.

Processing time may take several days. Please expect to receive your copies via regular mail in approximately 7 business days. If you wish to expedite your request, please include a pre-paid return envelope.