Affidavit of Identity Form Requirement (AB 1325)
Effective January 1, 2014 pursuant to Assembly Bill 1325, the Los Angeles County Registrar/Recorder County Clerk's Office will require a completed Affidavit of Identity form to accompany any Fictitious Business Name Statement (Original, Refile and New).
Over the Counter: Business Owners are required to fill out the top portion of the form and show a government issued ID in order to verify they are the authorized signer. Any filings submitted by a Third Party/Agent/Courier will require a completed Affidavit of Identity form signed by the Registrant and acknowledged by a notary, as well as page 2 of Identify form completed and ID presented.
Mail-in: Business owners will be required to fill out the entire Affidavit of Identity form and have the bottom portion acknowledged by a notary and mailed in along with the complete FBN form and payment.
Please note that no additional fee will be charged.
This requirement has been made in accordance with the legislative amendment of Business and Professions code sections 17913, 17916, 17922, 17923, 17927 and 17929.