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What Items Are Needed

What items are needed to access the FLASH Service

Item Reason
Personal Computer with Internet Explorer Access

Internet Explorer 4.0 or higher will the allow the applicant to connect to the CDI's website. 

Please note: MacIntosh users may not be able to complete the application online. If a MacIntosh is the only personal computer that is available to you, please complete the interactive Individual application, form LIC 441-9

Adobe Acrobat Reader*


Adobe Acrobat Reader* allows the applicant to print a copy of the license application. The applicant will need Acrobat Reader to read and print the checklist and completed application at the end of the application process.
Credit/Debit Card The CDI's license application fees must be paid online by using either a credit card (American Express, VISA, or MasterCard) or debit card (with the VISA or MasterCard logo). No other credit/debit cards will be accepted.
E-Mail Address For the CDI to send the confirmation e-mail that the application was received. This e-mail will also provide the applicant with instructions for scheduling their examination online.
Computer Printer If there are required documents listed on the Checklist, the Checklist must be taken to the examination site along with the required documents. These items are to be given to the Examination Proctor at the time you pass your examination.

*The FLASH Internet License Application is in PDF format. To view this application, your browser must have Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer. A free copy of the Adobe Acrobat Reader can be downloaded from the Adobe Web site.

Please note: The prelicensing education requirement must be completed prior to taking the license examination. You will not be issued a license if the prelicensing requirement has not been met.

Checklist Page

Online Examination Scheduling

FLASH Frequently Asked Questions

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To obtain insurance licensing information, you may phone the Producer Licensing Bureau at (800) 967-9331 or (916) 322-3555.

To obtain insurance licensing forms by mail, send an e-mail request to: Producer Licensing Bureau.  

All filing fees submitted are not refundable, whether or not the application is acted upon or the examination taken.

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