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Schedule of Fees and Charges Effective March 3rd, 2019

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

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 $72.00 $79.00
14097(b) Original branch office certification 47.00 52.00
14097(c),(d)(1) Original license & renewal of license 283.00 311.00
14097(c),(d)(2) Branch office certificate renewal 56.00 62.00
14097(f) Delinquency, 50% of renewal, not to exceed 72.00 79.00
14097(g) Re-examination of applicant or applicants manager 29.00 32.00
14042 Additional fictitious business name or change 25.00 28.00
14042 License reissued in a fictitious business name 29.00 32.00
14085(e), 14097(a),(c),(d)(1),(f), 14042 Crop Insurance Adjuster 283.00 311.00
14034, Title 10, Ch 5 CCR section 2691.23 Replace ID Card  25.00 28.00

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Public Insurance Adjuster License

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
15016(b)(4) Apprentice license $240.00 $264.00
15060(a) Original license examination 62.00 68.00
15060(b) Original branch office certification 35.00 39.00
15060(c),(d)(1) Original license application & renewal of license 240.00 264.00
15060(d)(2) Branch office certificate renewal 50.00 55.00
15060(f) Delinquency, 50% of renewal 120.00 132.00
15060(g) Reexamination of applicant 25.00 28.00
15031(e) Additional fictitious business name or change 25.00 28.00
15022, 2691(b)(2) of the CCR, 2691.23 of the CCR  Replace ID Card 25.00 28.00

Bail License

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
1811(a) Agent, original filing, per year

$283.00

$311.00

1811(e) Agent, renewal filing, per year

85.00

94.00

1811(b) Solicitor, original filing. per year

283.00

311.00

1811(f) Solicitor, renewal filing, per year

85.00

94.00

1811(c) Permittee, original filing, per year

567.00

624.00

1811(g) Permittee, renewal filing, per year

358.00

394.00

1808(b) License renewal penalty fee

  twice fee above  

  twice fee above  

1811(i) Approval of fictitious or other name

29.00

32.00

1811(j) Replace bail bond

25.00

28.00

1811(k) First amendment to application

14.00

15.00

1811(l) Subsequent amendments

29.00

32.00

1811(k), Title 10, Chp 5 CCR section 2077.1  ID Card, First Replacement     14.00 15.00
1811(l), Title 10, Chp 5 CCR section 2077.1  ID Card, Second and Subsequent Replacements   29.00 32.00

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 $85.00 $94.00
1751(c) First amendment to application 14.00 15.00
1751(c) Subsequent amendments 29.00 32.00
1626,1750(e),(f) & 1718(b) Life-only agent and/or Accident and Health agent license and renewal, per year 85.00 94.00
1750(e),(f) & 1718(b) Life-Limited agent license and renewal, per year 85.00 94.00
1751(c) First amendment to application 14.00 15.00
1751(c) Subsequent amendments 29.00 32.00
1842(b) Life and disability insurance analyst issuance or renewal 283.00 311.00
1751.3 Notice of appointment 29.00 32.00
1751.3 Notice of termination of appointment 29.00 32.00
1661 and 1751(b) Filing fee for endorsing or terminating any natural person by the organization 29.00 32.00
1751(l) Amended notice of appointment or termination 11.00 12.00
11101 Part-time Fraternal Agent, per year   85.00 94.00
1750(d) Personal Lines Broker Agent license and renewal, per year   85.00 94.00
1750(i) Variable contract, nonresident license and renewal, per year   85.00 94.00

 

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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 $294.00 $323.00
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 589.00 648.00
1765(d) Filing fee for endorsing or terminating any natural person by the organization, one time fee 29.00 32.00

Other License

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
1755(a)(3) Limited Line Travel Insurance Agent license and renewal, per year $2,064.00 $2,270.00
1625.55(b),(c) & 1750(d) Limited Line Automobile Insurance Agent, license and renewal, per year 85.00 94.00
1751.1(a) Certification as a prelicensing or continuing education provider 75.00 83.00
1751.1(b) Renewal as a provider 75.00 83.00
1751.1(c) Certification of a prelicensing course 75.00 83.00
1751.1(d) Renewal of a prelicensing course 37.00 41.00
1751.1(e) Certification of a continuing education course 37.00 41.00
1751.1(f) Renewal of a continuing education course 14.00 15.00
1751(h) Approval of fictitious or other name 53.00 58.00
1751(j) Filing producers license bond 29.00 32.00
1751(k) Clearance letters 29.00 32.00
1751(c) First amendment to application 14.00 15.00
1751(c) Subsequent amendments 29.00 32.00
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 85.00 94.00
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 35.00 39.00
1718(c) License renewal delinquent fee one year fee for respective license one year fee for respective license
12280.2 Motor club agent application and renewal, per year 85.00 94.00
1751(c) First amendment to application 14.00 15.00
1751(c) Subsequent amendments 29.00 32.00
1757.2 Cargo Shipper's Agent, per year 29.00 32.00
1781.3(d)(2) Reinsurance Intermediary-Broker 374.00 411.00
1758.62(a)(3) Portable Electronics Insurance Agent 292.00 321.00
1758.92(a)(3), Title 10, Chp 5 CCR section 2192.5 (a) Credit Insurance Agent license application 408.00 449.00
1758.92(a)(3) Title 10, Chp 5 CCR section 2192.5 (a)1758.92(a)(3) Title 10, Chp 5 CCR section 2192.5 (a)1758.92(a)(3), Title 10, Chp 5 CCR section 2192.5 (b) Credit Insurance Agent license renewal 373.00 410.00
Title 10, Chp 5 CCR section 2192.5 (a) Credit Insurance Agent Endorsement Fee 41.00 45.00
Title 10, Chp 5 CCR section 2192.5 (b) Credit Insurance Agent Endorsement Renewal Fee 7.00 8.00
1758.7(d) Self-Service Storage Agent 294.00 323.00
1758.7(c)(3)(C) Self-Service Storage Agent late renewal fee 147.00 162.00
1758.81(a)(3) Rental Car Agent 463.00 509.00
12418.1(c) Title Marketing Representatives application 237.00 261.00
12418.1(c) Title Marketing Representatives renewal 251.00 276.00
12418.3(c) Title Marketing Representatives late renewal fee 58.00 64.00
12161 & 12815(a)(2) Vehicle Service Contract Provider application 4,939.00 5443.00
12162(c), 12166, & 12815(a)(2) Vehicle Service Contract Provider renewal 847.00 932.00
10113.2 (b)(1) Life Settlement Broker application and renewal 171.00 188.00
10113.2 (b)(1)(D)(ii),(iii) Life Producer Notice of Brokering Life Settlements; original notification and renewal, per year 85.00 94.00

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License Examination

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
1811(d) Bail, first examination $56.00 $62.00
1811(d) Bail, first re-examination 56.00 62.00
1842(b) Life and disability insurance analyst first examination or re-examination 141.00 155.00
1751(d),(e),(f) Property and/or casualty, life agent first examination or re-examination 50.00 55.00
12973.5(b) Miscellaneous application for exams 72.00 79.00

Filing For Brokers/Agents Certificate

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
859(a) Brokers (headquarters) $283.00 $311.00
859(a) Brokers (each additional location) 136.00 150.00
859(b), 825 Agents, Stock Agent 136.00 150.00
12973(a) Certificate of license status printed form 22.00 24.00

Certificate of Authority

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
10493(d) Benefit and relief association (certification of exemption) $1,693.00 $1,862.00
5051 County mutual fire insurer (declaration of intent to incorporate) 7,055.00 7,761.00
11401 Firefighters police officers, or peace officers benefit and relief associations 1,410.00 1,551.00
11090 Fraternal benefit society 7,055.00 7,761.00
11520.5 Grants and annuities society 4,233.00 4,656.00
12161 Motor club 4,939.00 5,433.00
705.1 Mutual insurer 4,233.00 4,656.00
705.1 Reciprocal insurer 4,233.00 4,656.00
705.1 Stock insurer 4,233.00 4,656.00
10113.2(b)(1) Life Settlement Provider original application 4,233.00 4,656.00
742.39 Multiple employer welfare arrangement (MEWA) certificate of compliance application 5,229.00 5,752.00
12105 Certificate of authority for financial guaranty insurance 7,472.00 8,219.00
717.5(f) Professional reinsurance qualification fee (effective January 1, 2013) 3,328.00 3,661.00

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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 $136.00 $150.00
709.5(d) Redomestication application to or from California 6,350.00 6,985.00
12105 Amended certificate of authority for financial guaranty insurance 7,472.00 8,219.00
11520.5(d)(1) Grants and annuities society name change 283.00 311.00

License

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
705.1 & 12743 Home protection $4,233.00 $4,656.00
12389(a)(3) Underwritten title company 849.00 934.00
11751 Workers' compensation rating organization license 224.00 246.00

Amended Licenses

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
12389(a)(3) Underwritten title company license each additional county $494.00 $543.00
12389(d) Underwritten title company name change 283.00 311.00
705 & 12743 Home protection name change 136.00 150.00

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 $136.00 $150.00
882 Joint underwriters name approval 72.00 79.00
884 Joint underwriters name renewal 25.00 28.00

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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 $1,410.00 $1,551.00
11520.5(d)(3) Grants and annuities society 849.00 934.00

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 $72.00 $79.00
11520.5(d)(2) Grants and annuities societies 212.00 233.00
12168 Motor clubs (amendments, if any, to be filed annually) 50.00 55.00

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) $50.00 $55.00

Renewal Fee Certificates Of Authority/Licenses

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
705 County mutual fire insurer $424.00 $466.00
11090 Fraternal benefit society 424.00 466.00
11520.5 Grants and annuities society 136.00 150.00
705 Mutual insurer 424.00 466.00
12162(c) Motor club 424.00 466.00
12166 Motor club 205.00 226.00
705 Stock insurer, including title insurer 424.00 466.00
12416 Title insurer (additional fee) 988.00 1,087.00
12416 Underwritten title company less than 50,000 documents filed 283.00 311.00
12416 Underwritten title company over 50,000 but less than 100,000 documents filed 360.00 396.00
12416 Underwritten title company over 100,000 documents filed 567.00 624.00
10113.2(b)(1) Life Settlement Provider annual license renewal fee 265.00 292.00
742.39 MEWA certificate of compliance renewal 424.00 466.00
11751.25 Workers' compensation rating organization annual license fee 150.00 165.00

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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) $420.00 $462.00
12389(a)(4) Filing audit report (underwritten title companies) 750.00 825.00
12389(a)(4) Failure to file audit report on time (underwritten title companies) 283.00 311.00

Late Filing Fees

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
924 & 10970 Late filing fee (except fraternal benefit society) $705.00 $776.00
924 Additional late filing fee after first month (per month) 849.00 934.00

Merger, Reinsurance, Assumption, Consolidation, and Transformation

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
1011.5 All insurers $6,350.00 $6,985.00
1751(i) Ratification of agency appointments by surviving insurer 185.00 204.00
11019 Domestic/fraternal benefit society 386.00 425.00
9098 Commissioners consent to reinsurance by fraternal fire insurer 494.00 543.00
7045 Application for approval to transform county mutual fire insurer to general mutual insurer 494.00 543.00
1215.2(e) Application for holding company tender offers 5,642.00 6,206.00
1215.5(b) Prior approval-affiliate transaction of 2,823.00 3,105.00
1091 Filing fee for withdrawing insurer 1,794.00 1,973.00
4093 Mutual insurer merger approval 6,350.00 6,985.00
    8.00
for each signed and sealed or certified copy
9.00
for each signed and sealed or certified copy
7042 Issuance & of certificate approving transformation of County mutual fire insurer 309.00 - 9.00
for each signed and sealed or certified copy
340.00 - 10.00
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 $2,823.00 $3,105.00
1215.5(b)(2) Holding company loan transactions 2,823.00 3,105.00
1215.5(b)(3) Holding company reinsurance agreements 2,823.00 3,105.00
1215.5(b)(4) Holding company management agreements 2,823.00 3,105.00
1215.5(b)(5) Holding company guarantees 2,823.00 3,105.00
1215.5(b)(6) Holding company derivative transaction 2,823.00 3,105.00
1215.5(b)(7) Holding company investments 2,823.00 3,105.00
1215.5(b)(8) Holding company materials transactions 2,823.00 3,105.00

Variable Life and Annuities

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
10506.1 Determination of qualification foreign insurer $2,823.00 $3,105.00
10506.1 Determination of qualification domestic insurer 849.00
plus admin cost in excess of 849.00
934.00
plus admin cost in excess of 934.00
10506.2(a) Changes to an application and qualifications 2,823.00 3,105.00
10506.2(b) Variable life review, examination and analysis of documents 726.00 799.00
10506.2(c) Variable life and annuities-transfer of assets 3,618.00 3,980.00

Nonassessable Policies

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
4060 Certificate for domestic mutual $283.00 $311.00
7015.5 Certificate or amendment for county mutual fire company or amended application 177.00 195.00
1401.5(a) Perpetual certificate for reciprocal 567.00 624.00

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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 $4,233.00 $4,656.00
857(b) Application for permit to issue securities for change in rights, preferences, privileges or restrictions 567.00 624.00
857(c) Application for permit to issue securities, evidencing share dividend or share split 1,410.00 1,551.00
857(d) Application for any other kind of permit 283.00 311.00

General Filing

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
1601 Appointment of agent for service of process $72.00 $79.00
12168 Amendments to motor club membership certificate, identification card, and service contract 50.00 55.00
1140.5 Proxy filing 136.00 150.00
12931 Service of process upon Commissioner 29.00 32.00
12640.20 Mortgage guarantee insurer (pool insurance filing) 1,129.00 1,242.00
1599 Trustee assets certificate 29.00 32.00
1401.5(a) Application for order that certain exchanges need not obtain certificate of surplus 567.00 624.00
1101(b)(3) Application for certificate of exemption 705.00 776.00
1113 Permit for multiple insurer operation 107.00 118.00
7042 Certificate approving merger of county mutual fire insurer 14.00 15.00
11620 Approval of amendment of California assigned risk plan 1,410.00 1,551.00
11691(d)(2) Initial filing and review of letter of credit 424.00 466.00
11691(d)(2) Amendment of letter of credit 283.00 311.00
11691(d)(1) Filing of a deposit agreement 283.00 311.00
11691(d)(1) Filing of an amended deposit agreement 283.00 311.00
11751.55 Filing fee for regulatory and rate filings

882.00

970.00
12973 Fee for issuing certificates where fee is not otherwise specified 50.00 55.00
12973 Legal and other certificates 19.00-50.00 21.00-55.00
12973.5 Fees for application for license permit or certificate of authority and qualifying examination where no fee is specified 22.00 24.00
10479.5 Certificate of valuation 47.00 plus cost 52.00 plus cost
12973 Certificate of compliance 22.00 24.00
12973 Certificate pursuant to retaliation 22.00 24.00
132(a)(4) Filing fee for registering as risk retention group 1,196.00 1,316.00
134(b) Filing fee for registering as purchasing group 540.00 594.00
1192.8(d) Approval of investment trust or partnership 7,472.00 8,219.00
1194.85 Approval of real estate investment by domestic insurer actual expense not to exceed 748.00 actual expense not to exceed 823.00
742.39 MEWA financial information filing 420.00 462.00
1107.1 Application for approval to deliver consideration other than securities 374.00 411.00
4030 Domestic mutual insurer contract approval 150.00 165.00
10507.1 Investment return assurance approval 374.00
plus admin cost in excess of 374.00
411.00
plus admin cost in excess of 411.00
1104.9(a)(5) Qualified custodian approval fee 2,241.00 2,465.00
1104.9(d) Qualified custodial agreement approval fee 748.00 823.00
12640.10(d) Permission to transact other classes (mortgage guaranty insurance) 2,241.00 2,465.00
18 U.S.Code Section 1033 Title 10, Sec. 2177.14 1033 Application for written consent 160.00 176.00

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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 $6,113.00 $6,724.00
1765.2 Renewal application 3,057.00 3,363.00
1765.2 Financial update 341.00 375.00
1765.2 Non-financial update 50.00 55.00

Securities Deposit and Withdrawal

Insurance Code Section (Unless Otherwise Noted) Fee Category Current Fee New Fee
11691(d) Initial securities deposit $136.00 $150.00
11691(d) Securities withdrawal, substitution or any change 72.00 79.00
949 & 1589 Certificate of deposit 72.00 79.00
1590 Fee for filing certificate 44.00 48.00
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) 3,060.00 3,366.00
  Resident Property and Casualty Agent (Individual) 833.00 916.00
  Resident Life Agent (Individual) 1,526.00 1,1679.00
  Resident Insurance Producer (Agency) 147.00 162.00
  Non-Resident Insurance Producer (Individual) 895.00 985.00
  Non-Resident Property and Casualty (Individual) 212.00 233.00
  Non-Resident Life Agent (Individual) 424.00 466.00
  Non-Residential Insurance Producer (Agency) 88.00 97.00
  Bail (Individual) 88.00 97.00
  Bail (Agency) 88.00 97.00
  Resident Estate Certificate of Convenience 88.00 97.00
  Interim Public Insurance Adjuster 88.00 97.00
  Resident Adjuster (Individual) 88.00 97.00
  Reinsurance Intermediary Broker 88.00 97.00
  Reinsurance Intermediary Manager 88.00 97.00
  Resident Adjuster (Agency) 88.00 97.00
  Non-Resident Adjuster (Agency) 88.00 97.00
  Resident Personal Lines Broker-Agent (Individual) 88.00 97.00
  Resident Personal Lines Broker-Agent (Agency) 88.00 97.00
  Non-Residential Personal Lines Broker-Agent (Individual) 88.00 97.00
  Non-Residential Personal Lines Broker-Agent (Agency) 88.00 97.00
  Resident Credit Insurance Agent (Individual) 88.00 97.00
  Resident Credit Insurance Agent (Agency) 88.00 97.00
  Non-Residential Credit Insurance Agent (Individual) 88.00 97.00
  Non-Residential Credit Insurance Agent (Agency) 88.00 97.00
  All (No Restrictions on License Type) 4,015.00 4,417.00
  Partial Listing

839.00
plus .01 per name

923.00
plus .01 per name
12973.7 Computer listing of names/addresses of admitted companies 74.00 81.00
12973.6 Dishonor of checks 14.00 15.00
12975 Fee liens not to exceed 1,121.00 not to exceed 1,233.00
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) $333.00 $275.00
Evidence Code Section 1563 Production of Documents to a Deposition Officer 0.00 15.00
Evidence Code Section 1563 Production of Documents (Other than above) 8.00 clerical cost per quarter hour 6.00 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.

 

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