Fees - Fictitious Business Names (FBN)

The San Francisco Office of the County Clerk is delighted to welcome you back into City Hall and to our offices.

Beginning June 7, 2021, our office hours will be as follows:

Monday through Friday
8:00 am to 1:00 pm

City ID appointments start on June 1, 2021
Marriage License appointments start on June 7, 2021
Civil Marriage Ceremonies start on June 9, 2021

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, all mail and online orders are experiencing processing delays of 4-6 weeks. Please plan accordingly and we thank you for your patience.

Methods of Payment

  • Cash - In Person Only
  • Debit / Credit Card - In Person Only
  • Money Order or Cashier's Check- payable to SF County Clerk
  • Personal Check - preprinted with account holder's name (from a USA issued bank, no foreign checks) - payable to SF County Clerk



Fictitious Business Name statement filing and indexing (B&P 17929 (a), 17929 (b); GC 54985 GC)


Each additional registrant or fictitious name at the same location.


Withdrawal of Partnership or Abandoning Fictitious Business Name statement (B&P 17929(c), 17929 (d); GC 54985)


Filing Affidavit of Publication (GC 26850, 26853)


FBN Index of Records



Weekly (Includes $15 Handling Fee)


Monthly (Includes $15 Handling Fee)