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You may search for fictitious business names that have been filed by the Yolo Clerk/Recorder via this online look-up.

The Fictitious Business Name index information is provided as a public service for your convenience. Updates and corrections occur on a regular basis, usually within 1 business day. We have tried to ensure that the information in this electronic document is accurate. Neither the County nor the County Clerk-Recorder shall incur any liability for errors or omissions with respect to the information provided in this index. The “Official Index” may be viewed in the Clerk/Recorder’s office located at 625 Court Street, Room B01, Woodland, CA.

Use of the Fictitious Business Name search utility is limited to individuals via the web-form interface provided by the Yolo County Clerk-Recorder. Any other access to or use of the utility and/or its data is prohibited, including but not limited to any means of automated, scripted, unattended or "robotic" data collection, data "mining" or "scraping". Violators may face civil and/or criminal penalties. 

Yolo County Clerk/Recorder Fictitious Business Name Lookup Link:

Fictitious Business Name Online Lookup

Search Tips:

The search will return records matching any of the words you enter. So, if you enter "office supplies", you'll find all the records with the word "office" and all the records with the word "supplies".
If you're entering multiple words, add "+" before a word to make it required. Entering "+office +supply" will return only the records containing both of the words. "+Office supply" would return records with the word "office" but not the word "supply".

You may use "*" as a wild card. Searching for "suppl*" will find both "supply" and "supplies".

You may search for a phrase by surrounding it with double-quote marks. Don't use the plus, minus or asterisk symbols inside quotes.

To insure you conduct a thorough search, begin by keying in the FIRST name of your business name to produce more choices.

If the business name begins with "A" and "An" etc., search both with and without that word. 

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 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 in lieu 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 search.

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