Fictitious Business Name Search

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Search for a Fictitious Business Name (FBN) registered in the City and County of San Francisco

Use the online Fictitious Business Name Search to search and view Fictitious Business Names registered in San Francisco. Unless renewed, registrations expire 5 years from the date filed with the Office of the County Clerk. 

Fictitious Business Name Search

For complete information on how to register a Fictitious Business Name, go to Fictitious Business Name Filing Instructions.