How to Search

It is the responsibility of every person to conduct a search of the index to assure the availability of the Fictitious Business Name (FBN) in this county. You may search the FBN index online for your convenience or view the official FBN Index in the Yolo County Clerk/Recorder office. The Clerk/Recorder's office does not do search over the phone.

To Search Online

Go to FBN Index

To Search in Person

You may visit our office Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For your convenience our office provides public computers for searching Yolo County Fictitious Name Indices.

To Request a Search by Mail

If you are unable to search our online index, you may request that this office conduct the search for you. To request a search please mail the following to the address listed below:

  • $5.00 for each name to be searched. The name will only be searched exactly as submitted.
  • Submit in writing the name(s) to be searched.
  • Fee in the form of a check or money order made payable to the Yolo County Clerk/Recorder or the Credit Card Charge Form
  • Daytime phone number
  • Self Addressed Stamped Envelope for return mailing. You may choose to add $1.00 to your total inlieu of the Self Addressed Stamped Envelope

Please Note

The Yolo County Clerk-Recorder’s Office serves only as a depository of the names filed in Yolo County and does not accept any responsibility for any omissions, similarities, or duplications among FBNs on file. Each California county maintains an index for their county. You may contact each county for an in depth seach.