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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: September 14, 2021, County Clerk will be closed to support Election Day functions.

Atención: El 14 de septiembre de 2021, County Clerk estara cerrado para ayudar con las funciones del dia de las elecciones.

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 ctyclerk@kerncounty.com.