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Schedule of Fees and Charges Effective March 1st, 2015

Annual fee for letter of credit A printable version of this Schedule of Fees is available.

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Licenses and Penalties Insurance Adjuster Licenses

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
14097(a) Original license application $65.00 $72.00
14097(b) Original branch office certification 43.00 47.00
14097(c),(d)(1) Original license & renewal of license 257.00 283.00
14097(c),(d)(2) Branch office certificate renewal 51.00 56.00
14097(f) Delinquency, 50% of renewal, not to exceed 65.00 72.00
14097(g) Re-examination of applicant or applicants manager 26.00 29.00
14042 Additional fictitious business name or change 23.00 25.00
14042 License reissued in a fictitious business name 26.00 29.00
14085(e), 14097(a),(c),(d)(1),(f), 14042 Crop Insurance Adjuster 257.00 283.00
14034, 2691.23 of the CCR Replace ID Card  23.00 25.00
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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 $218.00 $240.00
15060(a) Original license application 56.00 62.00
15060(b) Original branch office certification 32.00 35.00
15060(c),(d)(1) Original license & renewal of license 218.00 240.00
15060(c),(d)(2) Branch office certificate renewal 45.00 50.00
15060(f) Delinquency, 50% of renewal, not to exceed 56.00 62.00
15060(g) Reexamination of applicant 23.00 25.00
15031(e) Additional fictitious business name or change 23.00 25.00
15022, 2691(b)(2) of the CCR, 2691.23 of the CCR  Replace ID Card 23.00 25.00

Bail License

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
1811(a) Agent, original filing $257.00 $283.00
1811(e) Agent, renewal filing 77.00 85.00
1811(b) Solicitor, original filing 257.00 283.00
1811(f) Solicitor, renewal filing 77.00 85.00
1811(c) Permittee, original filing 515.00 567.00
1811(g) Permittee, renewal filing 325.00 358.00
1808(b) License renewal penalty fee twice fee above twice fee above
1811(i) Approval of fictitious or other name 26.00 29.00
1811(j) Replace bail bond 23.00 25.00
1811(k) First amendment to application 13.00 14.00
1811(l) Subsequent amendments 26.00 29.00

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 $77.00 $85.00
1751(c) First amendment to application 13.00 14.00
1751(c) Subsequent amendments 26.00 29.00
1626,1750(e),(f) & 1718(b) Life-only agent and/or Accident and Health agent license and renewal, per year 77.00 85.00
1750(e),(f) & 1718(b) Life-Limited agent license and renewal, per year 77.00 85.00
1751(c) First amendment to application 13.00 14.00
1751(c) Subsequent amendments 26.00 29.00
1842(b) Life and disability insurance analyst issuance or renewal 257.00 283.00
1751.3 Notice of appointment 26.00 29.00
1751.3 Notice of termination of appointment 26.00 29.00
1661 and 1751(b) Filing fee for endorsing or terminating any natural person by the organization 26.00 29.00
1751(l) Amended notice of appointment or termination 10.00 11.00
1751(i) Ratification of agency appointments by surviving insurer 168.00 185.00
11101 Part-time Fraternal Agent 77.00 85.00
1750(d) Personal Lines Broker Agent license and renewal, per year 77.00 85.00
1750(i) Variable contract, nonresident license and renewal, per year 77.00 85.00
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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), 1750(g) Surplus line broker licensee who only transacts on behalf of a surplus line broker business entity, license and renewal, per year $267.00 $294.00
1765(d), 1750(h) Surplus line broker licensee who does not solely transact on behalf of a surplus broker business entity, license and renewal, per year 535.00 589.00
1765(d) Filing fee for endorsing or terminating any natural person by the organization, one time fee 26.00 29.00

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 $1,876.00 $2,064.00
1625.55(b),(c) & 1750(d) Limited Line Automobile Insurance Agent, license and renewal, per year 77.00 85.00
1751.1(a) Certification as a prelicensing or continuing education provider 68.00 75.00
1751.1(b) Renewal as a provider 68.00 75.00
1751.1(c) Certification of a prelicensing course 68.00 75.00
1751.1(d) Renewal of a prelicensing course 34.00 37.00
1751.1(e) Certification of a continuing education course 34.00 37.00
1751.1(f) Renewal of a continuing education course 13.00 14.00
1751(h) Approval of fictitious or other name 48.00 53.00
1751(j) Filing producers license bond 26.00 29.00
1751(k) Clearance letters 26.00 29.00
1751(c) First amendment to application 13.00 14.00
1751(c) Subsequent amendments 26.00 29.00
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 77.00 85.00
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 32.00 35.00
1718(c) License renewal delinquent fee one year fee for respective license one year fee for respective license
12280.2 Motor club agent 77.00 85.00
1751(c) First amendment to application 13.00 14.00
1751(c) Subsequent amendments 26.00 29.00
1757.2 Cargo Shipper's Agent, per year 26.00 29.00
1781.3(d)(2) Reinsurance Intermediary-Broker 340.00 374.00
1758.62(a)(3) Portable Electronics Insurance Agent 265.00 292.00
1758.92(a)(3) Credit Insurance Agent 371.00 408.00
2192.5 (a) of the CCR Credit Insurance Agent Endorsement Fee 37.00 41.00
2192.5 (b) of the CCR Credit Insurance Agent Endorsement Renewal Fee 6.00 7.00
1758.7(d) Self-Service Storage Agent 267.00 294.00
1758.7(c)(3)(C) Self-Service Storage Agent late renewal fee 134.00 147.00
1758.81(a)(3) Rental Car Agent 421.00 463.00
12418.1(c) Title Marketing Representatives application 215.00 237.00
12418.1(c) Title Marketing Representatives renewal 228.00 251.00
12418.3(c) Title Marketing Representatives late renewal fee 53.00 58.00
12161 & 12815(a)(2) Vehicle Service Contract Provider application 4,490.00 4,939.00
12162(c), 12166, & 12815(a)(2) Vehicle Service Contract Provider renewal 770.00 847.00
10113.2 (b)(1) Life Settlement Broker application and renewal 155.00 171.00
10113.2 (b)(1)(D)(ii),(iii) Life
Producer Notice of Brokering Life Settlements; original notification and
renewal
77.00 85.00
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License Examination

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
1811(d) Bail, first examination $51.00 $56.00
1811(d) Bail, first re-examination 51.00 56.00
1842(b) Life and disability insurance analyst 128.00 141.00
1751(d),(e),(f) Property and/or casualty, life agent first examination or re-examination 45.00 50.00
12973.5(b) Miscellaneous application for exams 65.00 72.00

Filing For Brokers/Agents Certificate

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
859(a) Brokers (headquarters) $257.00 $283.00
859(a) Brokers (each additional location) 124.00 136.00
859(b), 825 Agents, Stock Agent 124.00 136.00
12973(a) Certificate of license status printed form 20.00 22.00

Certificate of Authority

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
10493(d) Benefit and relief association (certification of exemption) $1,539.00 $1,693.00
5051 County mutual fire insurer (declaration of intent to incorporate) 6,414.00 7,055.00
11401 Firefighters police officers, or peace officers benefit and relief associations 1,282.00 1,410.00
11090 Fraternal benefit society 6,414.00 7,055.00
11520.5 Grants and annuities society 3,848.00 4,233.00
12161 Motor club 4,490.00 4,939.00
705.1 Mutual insurer 3,848.00 4,233.00
705.1 Reciprocal insurer 3,848.00 4,233.00
705.1 Stock insurer 3,848.00 4,233.00
10113.2(b)(1) Life Settlement Provider original application 3,848.00 4,233.00
742.39 Multiple employer welfare arrangement (MEWA) certificate of compliance application 4,754.00 5,229.00
12105 Certificate of authority for financial guaranty insurance 6,793.00 7,472.00
717.5(f) Professional reinsurance qualification fee (effective January 1, 2013) 3,025.00 3,328.00
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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 $124.00 $136.00
709.5(d) Redomestication application to or from California 5,773.00 6,350.00
12105 Amended certificate of authority for financial guaranty insurance 6,793.00 7,472.00
11520.5(d)(1) Grants and annuities society name change 257.00 283.00

License

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
705.1 & 12743 Home protection $3,848.00 $4,233.00
12389(a)(3) Underwritten title company 772.00 849.00
11751 Workers' compensation rating organization license 204.00 224.00

Amended Licenses

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
12389(a)(3) Underwritten title company license each additional county $449.00 $494.00
12389(d) Underwritten title company name change 257.00 283.00
705 & 12743 Home protection name change 124.00 136.00

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 $124.00 $136.00
882 Joint underwriters name approval 65.00 72.00
884 Joint underwriters name renewal 23.00 25.00
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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 $1,282.00 $1,410.00
11520.5(d)(3) Grants and annuities society 772.00 849.00

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 $65.00 $72.00
11520.5(d)(2) Grants and annuities societies 193.00 212.00
12168 Motor clubs (amendments, if any, to be filed annually) 45.00 50.00

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) $45.00 $50.00

Renewal Fee Certificates Of Authority/Licenses

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
705 County mutual fire insurer $385.00 $424.00
11090 Fraternal benefit society 385.00 424.00
11520.5 Grants and annuities society 124.00 136.00
705 Mutual insurer 385.00 424.00
12162(c) Motor club 385.00 424.00
12166 Motor club 186.00 205.00
705 Stock insurer, including title insurer 385.00 424.00
12416 Title insurer (additional fee) 898.00 988.00
12416 Underwritten title company less than 50,000 documents filed 257.00 283.00
12416 Underwritten title company over 50,000 but less than 100,000 documents filed 327.00 360.00
12416 Underwritten title company over 100,000 documents filed 515.00 567.00
10113.2(b)(1) Life Settlement Provider annual license renewal fee 241.00 265.00
742.39 MEWA certificate of compliance renewal 385.00 424.00
11751.25 Workers' compensation rating organization annual license fee 136.00 150.00
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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) $382.00 $420.00
12389(a)(4) Filing audit report (underwritten title companies) 682.00 750.00
12389(a)(4) Failure to file audit report on time (underwritten title companies) 257.00 283.00

Late Filing Fees

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
924 & 10970 Late filing fee (except fraternal benefit society) $641.00 $705.00
924 Additional late filing fee after first month (per month) 772.00 849.00

Merger, Reinsurance, Assumption, Consolidation, and Transformation

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
1011.5 All insurers $5,773.00 $6,350.00
11019 Domestic/fraternal benefit society 351.00 386.00
9098 Commissioners consent to reinsurance by fraternal fire insurer 449.00 494.00
7045 Application for approval to transform county mutual fire insurer to general mutual insurer 449.00 494.00
1215.2(e) Application for holding company tender offers 5,129.00 5,642.00
1215.5(b) Prior approval-affiliate transaction of 2,566.00 2,823.00
1091 Filing fee for retiring insurer 1,631.00 1,794.00
4093 Mutual insurer merger approval 5,773.00 6,350.00
    7.00 for each signed and sealed or certified copy 8.00 for each signed and sealed or certified copy
7042 Issuance & of certificate approving transformation of County mutual fire insurer 281.00 - 8.00 for each signed and sealed or certified copy 309.00 - 9.00 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 $2,566.00 $2,823.00
1215.5(b)(2) Holding company loan transactions 2,566.00 2,823.00
1215.5(b)(3) Holding company reinsurance agreements 2,566.00 2,823.00
1215.5(b)(4) Holding company management agreements 2,566.00 2,823.00
1215.5(b)(5) Holding company guarantees 2,566.00 2,823.00
1215.5(b)(6) Holding company derivative transaction 2,566.00 2,823.00
1215.5(b)(7) Holding company investments 2,566.00 2,823.00
1215.5(b)(8) Holding company materials transactions 2,566.00 2,823.00

Variable Life and Annuities

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
10506.1 Determination of qualification foreign insurer $2,566.00 $2,823.00
10506.1 Determination of qualification domestic insurer 772.00 plus admin cost in excess of 772.00 849.00 plus admin cost in excess of 849.00
10506.2(a) Changes to an application and qualifications 2,566.00 2,823.00
10506.2(b) Variable life review, examination and analysis of documents 660.00 726.00
10506.2(c) Variable life and annuities-transfer of assets 3,289.00 3,618.00

Nonassessable Policies

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
4060 Certificate for domestic mutual $257.00 $283.00
7015.5 Certificate or amendment for county mutual fire company or amended application 161.00 177.00
1401.5(a) Perpetual certificate for reciprocal 515.00 567.00
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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 $3,848.00 $4,233.00
857(b) Application for permit to issue securities for change in rights, preferences, privileges or restrictions 515.00 567.00
857(c) Application for permit to issue securities, evidencing share dividend or share split 1,282.00 1,410.00
857(d) Application for any other kind of permit 257.00 283.00

General Filing

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
1601 Appointment of agent for service of process $65.00 $72.00
12168 Amendments to motor club membership certificate, identification card, and service contract 45.00 50.00
1140.5 Proxy filing 124.00 136.00
12931 Service of process upon Commissioner 26.00 29.00
12640.20 Mortgage guarantee insurer (pool insurance filing) 1,026.00 1,129.00
1599 Trustee assets certificate 26.00 29.00
1401.5(a) Application for order that certain exchanges need not obtain certificate of surplus 515.00 567.00
1101(b)(3) Application for certificate of exemption 641.00 705.00
1113 Permit for multiple insurer operation 97.00 107.00
7042 Certificate approving merger of county mutual fire insurer 13.00 14.00
11620 Approval of amendment of California assigned risk plan 1,282.00 1,410.00
11691(d)(2) Initial filing and semi-annual review letter of credit Initial filing and review of letter of credit 385.00 424.00
11691(d)(2) Annual fee for letter of credit Amendment of letter of credit 257.00 283.00
11691(d)(1) Filing of a deposit agreement 257.00 283.00
11691(d)(1) Filing of an amended deposit agreement 257.00 283.00
11751.55 Filing fee for regulatory and rate filings

                           802.00

                                     882.00
12973 Fee for issuing certificates where fee is not otherwise specified 45.00 50.00
12973 Legal and other certificates 17.00-45.00 19.00-50.00
12973.5 Fees for application for license permit or certificate of authority and qualifying examination where no fee is specified 20.00 22.00
10479.5 Certificate of valuation 43.00 plus cost 47.00 plus cost
12973 Certificate of compliance 20.00 22.00
12973 Certificate pursuant to retaliation 20.00 22.00
132(a)(4) Filing fee for registering as risk retention group 1,087.00 1,196.00
134(b) Filing fee for registering as purchasing group 491.00 540.00
1192.8(d) Approval of investment trust or partnership 6,793.00 7,472.00
1194.85 Approval of real estate investment by domestic insurer actual expense not to exceed 680.00 actual expense not to exceed 748.00
742.39 MEWA financial information filing 382.00 420.00
1107.1 Application for approval to deliver consideration other than securities 340.00 374.00
4030 Domestic mutual insurer contract approval 136.00 150.00
10507.1 Investment return assurance approval 340.00 plus admin cost in excess of 340.00 374.00 plus admin cost in excess of 374.00
1104.9(a)(5) Qualified custodian approval fee 2,037.00 2,241.00
1104.9(d) Qualified custodial agreement approval fee 680.00 748.00
12640.10(d) Permission to transact other classes (mortgage guaranty insurance) 2,037.00 2,241.00
18 U.S.Code Section 1033 Title 10, Sec. 2177.14 1033 Application for written consent 145.00 160.00
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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 $5,557.00 $6,113.00
1765.2 Renewal application 2,779.00 3,057.00
1765.2 Financial update 310.00 341.00
1765.2 Non-financial update 45.00 50.00

Securities Deposit and Withdrawal

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
11691(d) Initial securities deposit $124.00 $136.00
11691(d) Securities withdrawal, substitution or any change 65.00 72.00
949 & 1589 Certificate of deposit 65.00 72.00
1590 Fee for filing certificate 40.00 44.00
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) 2,782.00 3,060.00
  Resident Property and Casualty Agent (Individual) 757.00 833.00
  Resident Life Agent (Individual) 1,387.00 1,526.00
  Resident Insurance Producer (Agency) 134.00 147.00
  Non-Resident Insurance Producer (Individual) 814.00 895.00
  Non-Resident Property and Casualty (Individual) 193.00 212.00
  Non-Resident Life Agent (Individual) 385.00 424.00
  Non-Residential Insurance Producer (Agency) 80.00 88.00
  Bail (Individual) 80.00 88.00
  Bail (Agency) 80.00 88.00
  Resident Estate Certificate of Convenience 80.00 88.00
  Interim Public Insurance Adjuster 80.00 88.00
  Resident Adjuster (Individual) 80.00 88.00
  Reinsurance Intermediary Broker 80.00 88.00
  Reinsurance Intermediary Manager 80.00 88.00
  Resident Adjuster (Agency) 80.00 88.00
  Non-Resident Adjuster (Agency) 80.00 88.00
  Resident Personal Lines Broker-Agent (Individual) 80.00 88.00
  Resident Personal Lines Broker-Agent (Agency) 80.00 88.00
  Non-Residential Personal Lines Broker-Agent (Individual) 80.00 88.00
  Non-Residential Personal Lines Broker-Agent (Agency) 80.00 88.00
  Resident Credit Insurance Agent (Individual) 80.00 88.00
  Resident Credit Insurance Agent (Agency) 80.00 88.00
  Non-Residential Credit Insurance Agent (Individual) 80.00 88.00
  Non-Residential Credit Insurance Agent (Agency) 80.00 88.00
  All (No Restrictions on License Type) 3,650.00 4,015.00
  Partial Listing 763.00 plus .01 per name 839.00 plus .01 per name
12973.7 Computer listing of names/addresses of admitted companies 67.00 74.00
12973.6 Dishonor of checks 13.00 14.00
12975 Fee liens not to exceed 1,019.00 not to exceed 1,121.00
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) $303.00 $333.00
Evidence Code Section 1563 Furnish Documents to Outside Photographer 17.00 19.00
Evidence Code Section 1563 Production of Documents (Other than above) 7.00 clerical cost per quarter hour 8.00 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

NOTES:

Fee amounts are subject to correction.

This Bulletin supersedes fees referenced in the California Insurance Code. Fees set forth in the California Insurance Code but not listed on this Bulletin are  subject to this and prior fee adjustments. Please contact the California Department of Insurance for the new fee amount.

1/ Updates as of July 2017 notated in bold italics.

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