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Riverside County Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder logo

Clerk Copy Requests (Fictitious Business Names, Environmental Filings, Notaries, Registrations)

You may purchase copies of filed Clerk records (Fictitious Business Names, Environmental Filings, Notaries, and Registrations) online, by mail, or by coming into one of our public services locations. We offer two types of copies, regular and certified. Certification of the document makes the document as good as an original.

You may search records back to 1975 on the computers at any of our offices. If you need to search for records from 1974 and earlier, you may do so at our Gateway Riverside location.

Fees
First page $1.00
Each additional page $0.10
Certification of the entire document $1.00
Certified copy of a Fictitious Business Name Statement $2.00
Obtaining Copies Online

To order official records online:

  1. Provide your name and shipping information
  2. Pay for your order
    • You will be directed to a new page to complete your payment. There is a 2.28% credit card fee.

The County of Riverside is not responsible for the delivery of mail by the United States Post Office or any other delivery service.

Obtaining Copies by Mail

To order official records by mail:

  1. Complete the application form: Find your document number, if needed:
  2. Prepare payment
    • Fees for each document
    First Page $1.00
    Each Additional Page $0.10
    Certification of entire document $1.00
    Certified copy of a Fictitious Business Name Statement $2.00

    If you are not sure of the exact amount, please enclose an NTE (not to exceed) check. To do so, write "NTE" on the memo line with a designated amount. Once the correct fee is established, our office will fill in the amount on the check.

    • Make checks payable to the Riverside County Recorder (we do not accept temporary checks or altered money orders).
    • Do not send cash by mail.
  3. Mail application, payment, and additional information, if necessary, to the following address:
    Riverside County Clerk-Recorder
    Attn: Clerk Section
    P.O. Box 751
    Riverside, CA. 92502-0751

If we are unable to process your request, we will return to you your application, payment, and a letter providing you with further instructions.

The County of Riverside is not responsible for the delivery of mail by the United States Post Office or any delivery service.

Obtaining Copies in Person

To obtain official records in person:

    • Find your record.
    • Add your record to the cart.
    • Check out: Select "In Office" as your payment method.
    • Keep your order number (starts with SST).
    • Make your selections
    • You will need your SST number to proceed
  1. Plan your visit.
    • Bring payment; we accept credit cards, checks, money orders, and cash.

You will receive your copy the same day (provided the request does not require extensive research). Older records may require significant research and a few days to process.

Obtaining Copies by Drop Box

To order official records by Drop Box:

  1. Complete the application form: Find your document number, if needed:
  2. Prepare payment
    • Fees for each document
    First Page $1.00
    Each additional page $0.10

    Certification of entire document

    $1.00
    Certified copy of a Fictitious Business Name Statement $2.00

    If you are not sure of the exact amount, please enclose an NTE (not to exceed) check. To do so, write "NTE" on the memo line with a designated amount. Once the correct fee is established, our office will fill in the amount on the check.

    • Make checks payable to the Riverside County Recorder (we do not accept temporary checks or altered money orders).
    • Do not send cash by mail.
  3. Deposit your request and payment in a drop box located at the following offices:
    Address
    Riverside – CAC 4080 Lemon St. Riverside, CA 92501
    Riverside – Gateway 2724 Gateway Dr. Riverside, CA 92507
    Palm Desert 38-686 El Cerrito Rd. Palm Desert, CA 92211
    Temecula 41002 County Center Dr.,#230 Temecula, CA 92591
    Blythe 270 N. Broadway Blythe, CA 92225

If we are unable to process your request, we will return to you your application, payment, and a letter providing you with further instructions.

The County of Riverside is not responsible for the delivery of mail by the United States Post Office or any other delivery service.

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