To register as a Process Server, you must apply in person at the Kern County Clerk's Office located at:
Kern County Administrative Building
1115 Truxtun Avenue, First Floor
Bakersfield, CA 93301
The registration application can be downloaded, completed, and submitted in person and you must present the following requirements:
You may apply for registration as a Process Server between 8:30 am - 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
Additional, lost, or stolen replacement cards are $10 each.
Please note - your picture will be taken in our office to print on your Process Server ID card. Do not bring your own pictures.
A fingerprint clearance is required for all Process Servers on initial application or if your registration has expired. A Live Scan form is given
with the registration packet obtained from the County Clerk or download form. Please complete your personal information and take the
form to a Live Scan processing facility of your choice. For a list of Live Scan Locations, please click on the following California Department of Justice website:
Please click on the link below for the Process Server application.
Process Service Application (PDF)
Live Scan Form (PDF)
County Live Scan Locations (PDF)
If you have any questions, please contact the County Clerk's Office at (661) 868-3743.
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