What is a Statement of Withdrawal?
The purpose of registering a Statement of Withdrawal is to make available to the public a statement by a person(s) withdrawing from their partnership of an existing Fictitious Business Name.
Signature of withdrawing party must be executed in the same manner as the Fictitious Business Name Statement. Statement of Withdrawal must be filed on an active Fictitious Business Name Statement. The filing of a Statement of Withdrawal from a Partnership does not cause the Fictitious Business Name Statement to expire.
To Withdraw, please follow these steps:
First, research the business name to see if it is taken or look up your
previous filing information. Although we do offer a search service
), it is much more economical and convenient to perform the search yourself at no cost. You can do this in person or use our Self-Service
Applications can be obtained as follows:
You can complete and submit your application online by clicking here
: You must come in-person to the Santa Clara County Clerk Recorder's office
to complete your request.)
Come to the Clerk-Recorder's Office during regular hours
. Once you arrive, make your way to a self-service workstation to start your request.
By-Mail: Send a request and a self-addressed stamped envelope to our office.
Santa Clara County Clerk-Recorder's Office
ATTN: Business Division
70 West Hedding Street, First Floor, East Wing
- Filing Fees
- Publishing the statement IS required. For a list of newspapers, click here.