Business Entity Name Approval Online Reservation Request
The California Department of Insurance (CDI) Online Licensing Services
will be unavailable beginning August 8, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time
through August 18, 2019.
Enhanced online licensing services will be provided by
Sircon, powered by Vertafore,
and available starting Monday, August 19, 2019
• For information: Select the following link for information relating to CDI’s transition to the enhanced online licensing services under notices.
• New licenses numbering: Licenses issued through Sircon’s online enhanced services will issue an eight-digit numeric license starting with the number 6 for business entities (example, 60000001). License numbers for existing California licensees will remain unchanged (example, 0A12345) and additional licenses added to an existing license will retain the same number.
• Paper Business Entity License Application: At this time, you may submit a paper business entity license application using the following Business Entity Application for Insurance License, Form 441-11.
• Effective Monday, August 19, 2019, you will be required to submit your individual license applications electronically through Sircon Online Services or through the National Insurance Producer Registry. Specifically, California Insurance Code Section 1655 states, in part, that no application for a license shall be deemed filed unless the document has been submitted by a means of electronic service approved by the commissioner.
However, for good cause shown, an individual may request an exemption to the electronic filing requirements. Such requests may be made by sending an email to the Producer Licensing Processing Section at LicDocuments@insurance.ca.gov These requests must be made prior to the filing of an individual license application.
If you need further assistance, please call our Business Entity Licensing Inquiry Line at (916) 492-3069. You may also send an e-mail to the Producer Licensing Bureau. Please be sure to include your name, telephone number, license number and e-mail address in all correspondence with the CDI.