Fictitious Business Name Statement Filing

Filing Instructions


Effective January 1, 2024

Per Assembly Bill 878, Chaptered 6/29/23, and effective January 1, 2024: Sections 17913, 17919, 17920, 17922, and 17923 of the Business and Professions Code Sections were amended to remove the registered owner/registrant’s residence address from all Fictitious Business Name (FBN) statement filings and replace it with the business’ mailing address for privacy purposes. This includes originals, amendments, renewals, abandonments, and withdrawal FBN filings, as well as the Proof of Publication. 

Effective January 1, 2014

Pursuant to changes in Business and Professions Code Section 17913(d) and 17913(e), effective January 1, 2014, all registrants submitting Fictitious Business Name Statements for filing will be required to present current and valid government-issued identification.

Please learn more about important changes in Mariposa County policies pertaining to the filing of Fictitious Business Name Statements.

Filed with Newspaper

After the appropriate form is filed with the County Clerk the document must be published in a newspaper of general circulation in the County of Mariposa (The Mariposa Gazette). Arrangements for publication in the newspaper must be made by the filer. For more information regarding publication, please contact the Mariposa Gazette at 209-966-2500.

Physical Address
4982 10th Street
Mariposa, CA 95338

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 247
Mariposa, CA 95338

More Information

For more information on filing, please read more information (PDF) or call 209-966-2007