Professional Photocopier Registration

Effective March 1, the County Service Center in Santa Ana and the North County branch office in Anaheim will resume in-person service.

The following services will be available to walk-in customers at the County Service Center in Santa Ana:

Birth, death, and marriage records • fictitious business name statements • real property recordings • official records copies • notary public registrations and oaths • all professional registrations • EIR filings.

For in-person service, customers MUST complete an application prior to visiting our office. Click here to complete your application.

The following services will be available to walk-in customers at the North County branch office in Anaheim:

Birth, death, and marriage records • marriage services (by appointment only) • fictitious business name statements • official records copies • notary public registrations and oaths • EIR filings. (No real property recordings).

For in-person service, customers MUST complete an application prior to visiting our office. Click here to complete your application.

All marriage services will be available by appointment only. The Old County Courthouse in Santa Ana and the South County branch office in Laguna Hills will remain closed to all other walk-in services. Click here to schedule an appointment.

For more information, please call our office at (714) 834-2500, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except holidays.

The Professional Photocopier registration application must completed and submitted in our main office in downtown Santa Ana. If registering as a corporation or partnership, at least two partners or corporate officers must be present to sign at the time of registration. The registrant, or one partner or corporate officer, must be a valid commissioned notary public registered in Orange County. If your commission is used to qualify and register as a professional photocopier and you are not the applicant, written verification is necessary. An application for a professional photocopier must include a signature and be executed under penalty of perjury.

The Professional Photocopier registration application must completed and submitted in our main office in downtown Santa Ana. If registering as a corporation or partnership, at least two partners or corporate officers must be present to sign at the time of registration. The registrant, or one partner or corporate officer, must be a valid commissioned notary public registered in Orange County. If your commission is used to qualify and register as a professional photocopier and you are not the applicant, written verification is necessary. An application for a professional photocopier must include a signature and be executed under penalty of perjury.

The registrant must appear in person and meet the following requirements:

  • Possess a valid government issued picture identification (established by a birth certificate, such as a driver’s license or passport).
  • The principal place of business or residential address must be located in Orange County.
  • Present a bond in the amount of $5,000 naming the registrant as principal providing the term of the bond, two (2) years, commencement date and expiration date.
  • Pursuant to Business and Profession Code § 22450, the registrant, must hold a current notary public commission from the California Secretary of State. If registering as a corporation or partnership, only one partner or corporate officer must hold a current notary public commission from the California Secretary of State.
  • The filing fee is $189 for a single-sided, single-page bond, but may vary. Please add $3 for each additional page of the bond.
  • Pictures for temporary and/or permanent identification cards will be taken in our office at the time of registration. Additional, lost or stolen replacement cards are $10 each.
  • Only the person requesting the service will be allowed to enter our office.
  • You must complete your application prior to visiting our offices. You can complete your application here: Online Professional Photocopier Registration Application
  • Registration service is available until 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday, except holidays.