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Schedule of Fees and Charges Effective March 17, 2014

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Fee Categories

Licenses and Penalties Insurance Adjuster Licenses

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
14097(a) Original license application $59.00 $65.00
14097(b) Original branch office certification 39.00 43.00
14097(c),(d)(1) Original license & renewal of license 234.00 257.00
14097(c),(d)(2) Branch office certificate renewal 46.00 51.00
14097(f) Delinquency, 50% of renewal, not to exceed 59.00 65.00
14097(g) Re-examination of applicant or applicants manager 24.00 26.00
14042 Additional fictitious business name or change 21.00 23.00
14042 License reissued in a fictitious business name 24.00 26.00
14085(e), 14097(a),(c),(d)(1),(f), 14042 Crop Insurance Adjuster 234.00 257.00
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Public Insurance Adjuster License

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
15016(a)(3) Interim license $198.00 $218.00
15060(a) Original license application 51.00 56.00
15060(b) Original branch office certification 29.00 32.00
15060(c),(d)(1) Original license & renewal of license 198.00 218.00
15060(c),(d)(2) Branch office certificate renewal 41.00 45.00
15060(f) Delinquency, 50% of renewal, not to exceed 51.00 56.00
15060(g) Reexamination of applicant 21.00 23.00
15031(e) Additional fictitious business name or change 21.00 23.00

Bail License

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
1811(a) Agent, original filing $234.00 $257.00
1811(e) Agent, renewal filing 70.00 77.00
1811(b) Solicitor, original filing 234.00 257.00
1811(f) Solicitor, renewal filing 70.00 77.00
1811(c) Permittee, original filing 468.00 515.00
1811(g) Permittee, renewal filing 295.00 325.00
1808(b) License renewal penalty fee twice fee above twice fee above
1811(i) Approval of fictitious or other name 24.00 26.00
1811(j) Replace bail bond 21.00 23.00
1811(k) First amendment to application 12.00 13.00
1811(l) Subsequent amendments 24.00 26.00

Agents and Brokers Individual and Business Entity License

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
1750(a),(b),(c) & 1718(b) Property and/or Casualty broker-agent license and renewal, per year $70.00 $77.00
1751(c) First amendment to application 12.00 13.00
1751(c) Subsequent amendments 24.00 26.00
1626,1750(e),(f) & 1718(b) Life-only agent and/or Accident and Health agent license and renewal, per year 70.00 77.00
1750(e),(f) & 1718(b) Life-Limited agent license and renewal, per year 70.00 77.00
1751(c) First amendment to application 12.00 13.00
1751(c) Subsequent amendments 24.00 26.00
1842(b) Life and disability insurance analyst issuance or renewal 234.00 257.00
1751.3 Notice of appointment 24.00 26.00
1751.3 Notice of termination of appointment 24.00 26.00
1661 and 1751(b) Filing fee for endorsing or terminating any natural person by the organization 24.00 26.00
1751(l) Amended notice of appointment or termination 9.00 10.00
1751(i) Ratification of agency appointments by surviving insurer 153.00 168.00
11101 Part-time Fraternal Agent 70.00 77.00
1750(d) Personal Lines Broker Agent license and renewal, per year 70.00 77.00
1750(i) Variable contract, nonresident license and renewal, per year 70.00 77.00
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Surplus Line Broker and/or Special Lines Surplus Line Broker

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
1765(d) Surplus line broker licensee who only transacts on behalf of a surplus line broker business entity, license and renewal, per year $243.00 $267.00
1765(d) Surplus line broker licensee who does not solely transact on behalf of a surplus broker business entity, license and renewal, per year 486.00 535.00
1765(d) Filing fee for endorsing or terminating any natural person by the organization, one time fee 24.00 26.00

Other License

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
1755(a)(3) Limited Line Travel Insurance Agent license, per year $1,705.00 $1,876.00
1625.55(b),(c) & 1750(d) Limited Line Automobile Insurance Agent, license and renewal, per year 70.00 77.00
1751.1(a) Certification as a prelicensing or continuing education provider 62.00 68.00
1751.1(b) Renewal as a provider 62.00 68.00
1751.1(c) Certification of a prelicensing course 62.00 68.00
1751.1(d) Renewal of a prelicensing course 31.00 34.00
1751.1(e) Certification of a continuing education course 31.00 34.00
1751.1(f) Renewal of a continuing education course 12.00 13.00
1751(h) Approval of fictitious or other name 44.00 48.00
1751(j) Filing producers license bond 24.00 26.00
1751(k) Clearance letters 24.00 26.00
1751(c) First amendment to application 12.00 13.00
1751(c) Subsequent amendments 24.00 26.00
1751(a) To register change in partnership same as 1 year license fee herein same as 1 year license fee herein
1759.10 Administrator, per year 70.00 77.00
1750.5(a) Non-resident fees under retaliatory provision where discrimination is involved may be higher than listed herein may be higher than listed herein
1751(g) Certificate of convenience 29.00 32.00
1718(c) License renewal delinquent fee one year fee for respective license one year fee for respective license
12280.2 Motor club agent 70.00 77.00
1751(c) First amendment to application 12.00 13.00
1751(c) Subsequent amendments 24.00 26.00
1757.2 Cargo Shipper's Agent, per year 24.00 26.00
1781.3(d)(2) Reinsurance Intermediary-Broker 309.00 340.00
1758.62(a)(3) Portable Electronics Insurance Agent 241.00 265.00
1758.92(a)(3) Credit Insurance Agent 337.00 371.00
2192.5 (a) of the CCR Credit Insurance Agent Endorsement Fee 31.00 34.00
2192.5 (b) of the CCR Credit Insurance Agent Endorsement Renewal Fee 5.00 6.00
1758.7(d) Self-Service Storage Agent 243.00 267.00
1758.7(c)(3)(C) Self-Service Storage Agent late renewal fee 122.00 134.00
1758.81(a)(3) Rental Car Agent 383.00 421.00
12418.1(c) Title Marketing Representatives application 195.00 215.00
12418.1(c) Title Marketing Representatives renewal 207.00 228.00
12418.3(c) Title Marketing Representatives late renewal fee 48.00 53.00
12161 & 12815(a)(2) Vehicle Service Contract Provider application 4,082.00 4,490.00
12162(c), 12166, & 12815(a)(2) Vehicle Service Contract Provider renewal 700.00 770.00
10113.2 (b)(1) Life Settlement Broker application and renewal 141.00 155.00
10113.2 (b)(1)(D)(ii),(iii) Life
Producer Notice of Brokering Life Settlements; original notification and
renewal
70.00 77.00
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License Examination

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
1811(d) Bail, first examination $46.00 $51.00
1811(d) Bail, first re-examination 46.00 51.00
1842(b) Life and disability insurance analyst 116.00 128.00
1751(d),(e),(f) Property and/or casualty, life agent first examination or re-examination 41.00 45.00
12973.5(b) Miscellaneous application for exams 59.00 65.00

Filing For Brokers/Agents Certificate

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
859(a) Brokers (headquarters) $234.00 $257.00
859(a) Brokers (each additional location) 113.00 124.00
859(b), 825 Agents, Stock Agent 113.00 124.00
12973(a) Certificate of license status printed form 18.00 20.00

Certificate of Authority

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
10493(d) Benefit and relief association (certification of exemption) $1,399.00 $1,539.00
5051 County mutual fire insurer (declaration of intent to incorporate) 5,831.00 6,414.00
11401 Firefighters police officers, or peace officers benefit and relief associations 1,165.00 1,282.00
11090 Fraternal benefit society 5,831.00 6,414.00
11520.5 Grants and annuities society 3,498.00 3,848.00
12161 Motor club 4,082.00 4,490.00
705.1 Mutual insurer 3,498.00 3,848.00
705.1 Reciprocal insurer 3,498.00 3,848.00
705.1 Stock insurer 3,498.00 3,848.00
10113.2(b)(1) Life Settlement Provider original application 3,498.00 3,848.00
742.39 Multiple employer welfare arrangement (MEWA) certificate of compliance application 4,322.00 4,754.00
12105 Certificate of authority for financial guaranty insurance 6,175.00 6,793.00
717.5(f) Professional reinsurance qualification fee (effective January 1, 2013) 2,750.00 3,025.00
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Amended Certificate of Authority

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
705 For each amendment to certificate of authority $113.00 $124.00
709.5(d) Redomestication application to or from California 5,248.00 5,773.00
12105 Amended certificate of authority for financial guaranty insurance 6,175.00 6,793.00
11520.5(d)(1) Grants and annuities society name change 234.00 257.00

License

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
705.1 & 12743 Home protection $3,498.00 $3,848.00
12389(a)(3) Underwritten title company 702.00 772.00
11751 Workers' compensation rating organization license 185.00 204.00

Amended Licenses

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
12389(a)(3) Underwritten title company license each additional county $408.00 $449.00
12389(d) Underwritten title company name change 234.00 257.00
705 & 12743 Home protection name change 113.00 124.00

Name Approval/Change

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
881 All except grants and annuities societies, and joint underwriters $113.00 $124.00
882 Joint underwriters name approval 59.00 65.00
884 Joint underwriters name renewal 21.00 23.00
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Withdrawal of Certificate of Authority Holder

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
1076 County mutual fire insurer, fraternal benefit society, mutual,stock, reciprocal $1,165.00 $1,282.00
11520.5(d)(3) Grants and annuities society 702.00 772.00

Amendments to Articles of Incorporation

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
714 All except grants and annuities and motor clubs $59.00 $65.00
11520.5(d)(2) Grants and annuities societies 175.00 193.00
12168 Motor clubs (amendments, if any, to be filed annually) 41.00 45.00

Amendments to By-Laws

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
12168 Motor club (amendments, if any, to be filed annually) $41.00 $45.00

Renewal Fee Certificates Of Authority/Licenses

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
705 County mutual fire insurer $350.00 $385.00
11090 Fraternal benefit society 350.00 385.00
11520.5 Grants and annuities society 113.00 124.00
705 Mutual insurer 350.00 385.00
12162(c) Motor club 350.00 385.00
12166 Motor club 169.00 186.00
705 Stock insurer, including title insurer 350.00 385.00
12416 Title insurer (additional fee) 816.00 898.00
12416 Underwritten title company less than 50,000 documents filed 234.00 257.00
12416 Underwritten title company over 50,000 but less than 100,000 documents filed 297.00 327.00
12416 Underwritten title company over 100,000 documents filed 468.00 515.00
10113.2(b)(1) Life Settlement Provider annual license renewal fee 219.00 241.00
742.39 MEWA certificate of compliance renewal 350.00 385.00
11751.25 Workers' compensation rating organization annual license fee 124.00 136.00
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Annual Statements and Other Reports

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
900.5 & 10970 Filing annual statement (except fraternal benefit society) $347.00 $382.00
12389(a)(4) Filing audit report (underwritten title companies) 620.00 682.00
12389(a)(4) Failure to file audit report on time (underwritten title companies) 234.00 257.00

Late Filing Fees

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
924 & 10970 Late filing fee (except fraternal benefit society) $583.00 $641.00
924 Additional late filing fee after first month (per month) 702.00 772.00

Merger, Reinsurance, Assumption, Consolidation, and Transformation

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
1011.5 All insurers $5,248.00 $5,773.00
11019 Domestic/fraternal benefit society 319.00 351.00
9098 Commissioners consent to reinsurance by fraternal fire insurer 408.00 449.00
7045 Application for approval to transform county mutual fire insurer to general mutual insurer 408.00 449.00
1215.2(e) Application for holding company tender offers 4,663.00 5,129.00
1215.5(b) Prior approval-affiliate transaction of 2,333.00 2,566.00
1091 Filing fee for retiring insurer 1,483.00 1,631.00
4093 Mutual insurer merger approval 5,248.00 5,773.00
    6.00 for each signed and sealed or certified copy 7.00 for each signed and sealed or certified copy
7042 Issuance& of certificate approving transformation of County mutual fire insurer 255.00 - 7.00 for each signed and sealed or certified copy 281.00 - 8.00 for each signed and sealed or certified copy
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Holding Companies

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
1215.5(b)(1) Holding company sales transactions $2,333.00 $2,566.00
1215.5(b)(2) Holding company loan transactions 2,333.00 2,566.00
1215.5(b)(3) Holding company reinsurance agreements 2,333.00 2,566.00
1215.5(b)(4) Holding company management agreements 2,333.00 2,566.00
1215.5(b)(5) Holding company guarantees 2,333.00 2,566.00
1215.5(b)(6) Holding company derivative transaction 2,333.00 2,566.00
1215.5(b)(7) Holding company investments 2,333.00 2,566.00
1215.5(b)(8) Holding company materials transactions 2,333.00 2,566.00

Variable Life and Annuities

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
10506.1 Determination of qualification foreign insurer $2,333.00 $2,566.00
10506.1 Determination of qualification domestic insurer 702.00 plus admin cost in excess of 702.00 772.00 plus admin cost in excess of 722.00
10506.2(a) Changes to an application and qualifications 2,333.00 2,566.00
10506.2(b) Variable life review, examination and analysis of documents 600.00 660.00
10506.2(c) Variable life and annuities-transfer of assets 2,990.00 3,289.00

Nonassessable Policies

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
4060 Certificate for domestic mutual $234.00 $257.00
7015.5 Certificate or amendment for county mutual fire company or amended application 146.00 161.00
1401.5(a) Perpetual certificate for reciprocal 468.00 515.00
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Stock Permits

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
857(a) Original, supplemental or amended application for permit to issue securities $3,498.00 $3,848.00
857(b) Application for permit to issue securities for change in rights, preferences, privileges or restrictions 468.00 515.00
857(c) Application for permit to issue securities, evidencing share dividend or share split 1,165.00 1,282.00
857(d) Application for any other kind of permit 234.00 257.00

General Filing

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
1601 Appointment of agent for service of process $59.00 $65.00
12168 Amendments to motor club membership certificate, identification card, and service contract 41.00 45.00
1140.5 Proxy filing 113.00 124.00
12931 Service of process upon Commissioner 24.00 26.00
12640.20 Mortgage guarantee insurer (pool insurance filing) 933.00 1,026.00
1599 Trustee assets certificate 24.00 26.00
1401.5(a) Application for order that certain exchanges need not obtain certificate of surplus 468.00 515.00
1101(b)(3) Application for certificate of exemption 583.00 641.00
1113 Permit for multiple insurer operation 88.00 97.00
7042 Certificate approving merger of county mutual fire insurer 12.00 13.00
11620 Approval of amendment of California assigned risk plan 1,165.00 1,282.00
11691(d)(2) Initial filing and semi-annual review-letter of credit 350.00 385.00
11691(d)(2) Annual fee for letter of credit 234.00 257.00
11691(d)(1) Filing of a deposit agreement 234.00 257.00
11691(d)(1) Filing of an amended deposit agreement 234.00 257.00
12973 Fee for issuing certificates where fee is not otherwise specified 41.00 45.00
12973 Legal and other certificates 15.00-41.00 17.00-45.00
12973.5 Fees for application for license permit or certificate of authority and qualifying examination where no fee is specified 18.00 20.00
10479.5 Certificate of valuation 39.00 plus cost 43.00 plus cost
12973 Certificate of compliance 18.00 20.00
12973 Certificate pursuant to retaliation 18.00 20.00
132(a)(4) Filing fee for registering as risk retention group 988.00 1,087.00
134(b) Filing fee for registering as purchasing group 446.00 491.00
1192.8(d) Approval of investment trust or partnership 6,175.00 6,793.00
1194.85 Approval of real estate investment by domestic insurer actual expense not to exceed 618.00 actual expense not to exceed 680.00
742.39 MEWA financial information filing 347.00 382.00
1107.1 Application for approval to deliver consideration other than securities 309.00 340.00
4030 Domestic mutual insurer contract approval 124.00 136.00
10507.1 Investment return assurance approval 309.00 plus admin cost in excess of 309.00 340.00 plus admin cost in excess of 340.00
1104.9(a)(5) Qualified custodian approval fee 1,852.00 2,037.00
1104.9(d) Qualified custodial agreement approval fee 618.00 680.00
12640.10(d) Permission to transact other classes (mortgage guaranty insurance) 1,852.00 2,037.00
18 U.S.Code Section 1033 Title 10, Sec. 2177.14 1033 Application for written consent 132.00 145.00
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List of Approved Surplus Line Insurers

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
1765.2 Initial application $5,052.00 $5,557.00
1765.2 Renewal application 2,526.00 2,779.00
1765.2 Financial update 282.00 310.00
1765.2 Non-financial update 41.00 45.00

Securities Deposit and Withdrawal

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
11691(d) Initial securities deposit $113.00 $124.00
11691(d) Securities withdrawal, substitution or any change 59.00 65.00
949 & 1589 Certificate of deposit 59.00 65.00
1590 Fee for filing certificate 36.00 40.00
11692.5* Failure to file workers' compensation bond or deposit penalty see below see below
11692.5* Additional penalty after first month (per month) see below see below

* Fees are as follows: (a) if the deposit shortfall is outstanding for less than 31 days, 0.5 percent of the deposit shortfall, but in no event not less than six hundred dollars ($600). (b)If the deposit shortfall is outstanding for more than 30 days but less than 61 days, an additional late filing fee in the amount of 1 percent of the deposit shortfall, but in no event not less than one thousand two hundred dollars ($1,200) shall be due. (c) An additional late filing fee of 1.5 percent of the deposit shortfall for every 30-day period thereafter, or fraction thereof, that the amount is outstanding, but in no event shall the total late fee be less than three thousand dollars ($3,000).

Miscellaneous

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
12970.1 Postage or delivery charges actual actual
12972 Attaching Commissioner's seal of office $1.00 $1.00
1751.6 Computer listing of producers licensed in California    
  Resident Insurance Producer (Individual) 2,529.00 2,782.00
  Resident Property and Casualty Agent (Individual) 688.00 757.00
  Resident Life Agent (Individual) 1,261.00 1,387.00
  Resident Insurance Producer (Agency) 122.00 134.00
  Non-Resident Insurance Producer (Individual) 740.00 814.00
  Non-Resident Property and Casualty (Individual) 175.00 193.00
  Non-Resident Life Agent (Individual) 350.00 385.00
  Non-Residential Insurance Producer (Agency) 73.00 80.00
  Bail (Individual) 73.00 80.00
  Bail (Agency) 73.00 80.00
  Resident Estate Certificate of Convenience 73.00 80.00
  Interim Public Insurance Adjuster 73.00 80.00
  Resident Adjuster (Individual) 73.00 80.00
  Reinsurance Intermediary Broker 73.00 80.00
  Reinsurance Intermediary Manager 73.00 80.00
  Resident Adjuster (Agency) 73.00 80.00
  Non-Resident Adjuster (Agency) 73.00 80.00
  Resident Personal Lines Broker-Agent (Individual) 73.00 80.00
  Resident Personal Lines Broker-Agent (Agency) 73.00 80.00
  Non-Residential Personal Lines Broker-Agent (Individual) 73.00 80.00
  Non-Residential Personal Lines Broker-Agent (Agency) 73.00 80.00
  Resident Credit Insurance Agent (Individual) 73.00 80.00
  Resident Credit Insurance Agent (Agency) 73.00 80.00
  Non-Residential Credit Insurance Agent (Individual) 73.00 80.00
  Non-Residential Credit Insurance Agent (Agency) 73.00 80.00
  All (No Restrictions on License Type) 3,318.00 3,650.00
  Partial Listing 694.00 plus .01 per name 763.00 plus .01 per name
12973.7 Computer listing of names/addresses of admitted companies 61.00 67.00
12973.6 Dishonor of checks 12.00 13.00
12975 Fee liens not to exceed 926.00 not to exceed 1,019.00
12973.7 Documents, transcripts or other materials which may be furnished by the Commissioner where fee is not otherwise specified not to exceed reasonable costs not to exceed reasonable costs
12921.2 & Government Code Section 6253 Copies of public records actual cost of production established @ $0.63/page actual cost of production established@ $0.63/page
Government Code Section 11523 & Title 10, Ch 5 CCR Sec. 2509.76(b) Preparation Certification of Record on Appeal actual cost actual cost

Subpoena

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
Government Code Section 68097.2 Witness Fees (per day) (for Government employees) $275.00 $303.00
Evidence Code Section 1563 Furnish Documents to Outside Photographer 15.00 17.00
Evidence Code Section 1563 Production of Documents (Other than above) 6.00 clerical cost per quarter hour 7.00 clerical cost per quarter hour
Evidence Code Section 1563 Copy Records 0.10 per page plus above clerical costs 0.10 per page plus above clerical costs

Unlisted Fees

This Bulletin supersedes any fees referenced in the California Insurance Code. Any fee set forth in the California Insurance Code but not listed on this Bulletin is nevertheless by this reference made subject to the provisions of this Bulletin, and accordingly, is deemed to be increased by 10 percent above the amount stated in the code, rounded to the nearest whole dollar.

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