County Clerk

Mary B. Bedard, CPA

1115 Truxtun Avenue Bakersfield, CA 93301-4639

Office Hours: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Mon-Fri 661-868-3588

Attention: Effective June 11th, 2021, Fictitious Business Name will increase to $43.00.

Atención: A partir del 11 de junio, las tarifas del Nombre de Negocio Ficticio aumentarán a $43.00

Effective April 26, 2021, the County Clerk office will re-open to the public for all in-person services.

The following services are also available by mail:

  • Fictitious Business Name [FBN]
    • Abandonment
    • Withdrawal
  • Notary
  • Certification Services

Please allow 10-15 days for services processed by mail.

DO NOT MAIL IN CASH, you must send a check (must include your phone number) or money order payable to Kern County Clerk. Check or money order must accompany the request and include a self-addressed stamped envelope.

Mail to:
County Clerk
1115 Truxtun Ave, First Floor
Bakersfield, CA 93301

For additional information email