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Producer Licensing Online Services

Apply for an Insurance License Online - FLASH Go to the Fast Licensing Application Service is Here (FLASH) for both resident and nonresident applicants to apply for an insurance license online. This link takes the viewer to the procedures of how to file an application online. If you already know how to use the online application service, you may select the following link to go directly to the FLASH online application.

Online Examination Scheduling PSI Services, LLC, a California-based company providing state-based regulatory licensure services, handles the scheduling of examinations for individuals licensed by the California Department of Insurance's (CDI) Producer Licensing Bureau. Applicants can schedule and reschedule their examinations online using this service.

Online Renewal Service This Web page provides both resident and nonresident licensees with instructions on how to renew their license online by answering the same questions that are stated on the paper renewal application and prompts the agent to submit credit card (American Express, VISA, or MasterCard) or debit card (with the VISA or MasterCard logo) payment for the appropriate amount of the renewal. There is no additional fee for using this service. Credit/debit card transactions are encrypted and no one but the licensee and his or her credit/debit card company will have access to the credit/debit card number. The renewed license(s) can be printed at Print or Download Your License after the renewal has been filed and all other requirements have been met and recorded on your licensing record.

CDI's Online Renewal Service is available to insurance agents, brokers, and adjusters who want to renew their licenses after the license expiration date has passed. Additionally, the Online Renewal Service is available to insurance agents, brokers, and adjusters who previously used the online renewal service as an on-time renewal but were not able to renew their license because not all of the requirements to renew were met prior to the license expiration date. The Online Renewal Service allows these licensees, once their requirements has been met, to complete the renewal of their license by paying the 50 percent late penalty fee.

The Online Renewal Service for late renewals is not available to bail agents, who by law must reapply as a new applicant if their license is not renewed prior to the expiration date

Print or Download Your License The California Department of Insurance (CDI) provides a Print or Download your License online service that will guide licensees, step-by-step, through the license printing and downloading process.

Change your Address Online Change your contact information directly online through CDI's address change system. This CDI web page allows California resident and non-resident licensees to change their contact information, such as e-mail address, phone number and FAX number, as well as change their mailing, business, and resident address information. Providing us with an e-mail address will ensure prompt notification of any changes that may affect your license. The contact information is updated immediately in the Producer Licensing Bureau's (PLB) database. There is no fee to change contact information.

Only authorized individuals with a valid business need may access the Online Address Change service. Section 502 of the California Penal Code imposes severe criminal and civil penalties for any unauthorized access, use, modification, or disclosure of sensitive or confidential information. Unauthorized access, inspection, use or disclosure of information with this online service may subject violators to state and/or federal criminal, civil, and/or administrative actions. Access or use of this online service by any person, authorized or unauthorized, constitutes consent to these terms.

Business Entity Endorsement and Termination Online Service This page provides real-time entry of an endorsement or termination. Additionally, this service validates the agent information to ensure that the agent is eligible to be endorsed to the business entity license before sending the information electronically to the CDI.

Business Entity Online Application Service
This online application is designed to simplify and expedite the process of filing a new Name Approval Request and a new Business Entity Online Application. The first step is for you to electronically submit your Name Approval/Reservation request. The second step is for you to electronically submit your Business Entity Online Application request. This online application service is available for resident or non-resident applicants. 

Print Your Certificate of License Status Online This page allows resident individual licensees to request and print a certificate of license status online.

Education Providers Online Programs The California Department of Insurance (CDI) offers Education Providers two online programs for both submitting provider rosters and class presentation schedules. By accessing a secure Web site, a provider can enter a provider roster or a class presentation schedule, this saves time for both the provider and  the agent. Once the provider roster, class presentation schedule, or text data roster updates are submitted to the CDI, the information will be available to viewers within 24 hours on our Web site. Continuing education providers may also submit continuing education course applications, continuing education course renewals, and continuing education course completions through Vertafore's Compliance Express. There is fee to use Vertafore's Compliance Express service.  Providers using this service will be billed monthly by Vertafore.

Bail Report for County Clerk Offices Online Services
This online system allows county clerk offices the ability to print an updated list of all active bail licensees. Pursuant to Section 1815 of the California Insurance Code, the Commissioner of the State of California, does hereby certify that the person(s) named in the report are holders of the licenses designated and are active as of the date of report.

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