Who Should File
Who should file a fictitious business name?
- Persons doing business for profit under a fictitious name (does not include surname in company name).
- Statement must be filed in county of principal place of business and may also be filed in other counties as long as the requirements for filing in the county of principal place of business have been met.
- Non-profit corporations, organizations or associations are not required to file a Fictitious Business Name Statement
Small Business Owners
LA County is always trying to work with Small Business Owners. If you own a small business, and are interested in working with the county, learn more at the LA County Office of Small Business.