Fictitious Business Name Renewal

What is the process?

Submit Fictitious Business Name Renewal Form

A Renewal of a Fictitious Business Name filing in the County of San Luis Obispo can be completed one of three ways:

  1. Online via the Self-Service Portal to submit the information. 

THIS DOES NOT COMPLETE YOUR TRANSACTION.   After submitting your information online, the registrant MUST come into one of our offices to complete the process within 30 days. Valid identification and fees required.  


  1. In-person at one of the Clerk-Recorder's Office in San Luis Obispo.

If you are the registrant: When you arrive, use one of our kiosk computers in the lobby to fill out your application, then proceed to the counter to electronically sign the application and show valid identification.

If you are not the registrant:  When you arrive, use one of our kiosk computers in the lobby to fill out the application, then proceed to the counter to show valid identification. You must present an original Fictitious Business Name Renewal Statement signed by the registrant.


  1. By mail via the application. Mail the completed form to the Clerk Recorder’s Office at the address below. Must be accompanied with the appropriate feeWe recommend emailing a copy of your form to [email protected] so we can review for errors before mailing.

          Mail completed form to:

County of San Luis Obispo Clerk-Recorder

1055 Monterey Street, Suite D120

San Luis Obispo, CA 93408

Who can use this service?

Anyone can use this service.

Is there a charge for this service?

Yes. Please refer to the Clerk-Recorder's Fee Schedule.

When and where is this service offered?

This service is available anytime throughout the year by mail, online, or in-person at the Clerk-Recorder Office in San Luis Obispo during our transaction hours except during County observed holidays.

Location, directions and hours of operation

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