County Clerk

Aimee X. Espinoza

1115 Truxtun Avenue

Bakersfield, CA 93301-4639

Office Hours: 8:30am - 3:00pm

Monday - Friday (Excluding Holidays)

Office Number: 661-868-3588


Methods of Payment:
  • Cash - In Person Only
  • Credit Card - In Person Only with ID
  • Money Order or Cashier's Check - payable to Kern County Clerk
  • Personal Check - preprinted with name and address and not older than 30 days - payable to Kern County Clerk
Fee Description
Fictitious Business Name filing – initial, renewal, or refile
Each additional DBA name on same statement and same location
Each additional owner on same statement and same location
Search fee of a Business Name
Certified Copy of FBN
Regular Copy of FBN
CD of FBN records (up to 3 years of information)
Daily FBN Email for one month – 1st time set-up is payable 6 months in advance
Statement of Abandonment of use of Fictitious Business Name
Statement of Withdrawal from Partnership operating under Fictitious Business Name