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INSURERS: BULLETIN 99-04 SCHEDULE OF FEES AND CHARGES

(Superseded by Bulletin 2002-7).  

[For fees in effect beginning November 1, 2002, see Bulletin 2002-7 and accompanying fee schedule(effective 11/02)
(View 11/02 Fee Schedule as Adobe Acrobat PDF file).]


This fee schedule was posted in conjunction with Bulletin 99-4

Effective Dates: July 1, 1999 through October 31, 2002

INSURANCE CODE SECTION

FEE CATEGORY

CURRENT FEE

NEW FEE


LICENSES AND PENALTIES
INSURANCE ADJUSTER LICENSES

14097(a)

Original license application

$47.00

$52.00

14097(b)

Original branch office certification

30.00

33.00

14097(c),(d)(1)

Original license & renewal of license

190.00

209.00

14097(c),(d)(2)

Branch office certificate renewal

38.00

42.00

14097(f)

Delinquency, 50% of renewal, not to exceed

47.00

52.00

14097(g)

Re-examination of applicant or applicants manager

19.00

21.00

14042

Additional fictitious business name or change

16.00

18.00

14042

License reissued in a fictitious business name

19.00

21.00


PUBLIC INSURANCE ADJUSTER LICENSE

15016(a)(3)

Interim License

$160.00

$176.00

15060(a)

Original license application

41.00

45.00

15060(b)

Original branch office certification

24.00

26.00

15060(c),(d)(1)

Original license & renewal of license

160.00

176.00

15060(c),(d)(2)

Branch office certificate renewal

32.00

35.00

15060(f)

Delinquency, 50% of renewal, not to exceed

41.00

45.00

15060(g)

Reexamination of applicant

16.00

18.00

15031

Additional Fictitious business name or change

16.00

18.00


BAIL LICENSE

1811(a)

Agent, original filing

$190.00

$209.00

1811(e)

Agent, renewal filing

56.00

62.00

1811(b)

Solicitor, original filing

190.00

209.00

1811(f)

Solicitor, renewal filing

56.00

62.00

1811(c)

Permittee, original filing

378.00

416.00

1811(g)

Permittee, renewal filing

238.00

262.00

1808(c)

License renewal penalty fee

twice fee above

twice fee above

1811(i)

Approval of fictitious or other name

19.00

21.00

1811(j)

Replace bail bond

16.00

18.00

1811(k)

First amendment to application

10.00

11.00

1811(l)

Subsequent amendments

19.00

21.00


PRODUCTION AGENCY LICENSE

1750(a) & 1718

Fire and Casualty broker-agent license and renewal, per year

$56.00

$62.00

1751(c)

First amendment to application

10.00

11.00

1751(c)

Subsequent amendments

19.00

21.00

1750 & 1718

Life agent license, resident renewal, per year

56.00

62.00

1750 & 1718

Life agent license, nonresident renewal, per year

56.00

62.00

1751(c)

First amendment to application

10.00

11.00

1751(c)

Subsequent amendments

19.00

21.00

1842

Life and disability insurance analyst issuance or renewal

190.00

209.00

1751.3

Notice of appointment

19.00

21.00

1751.3

Notice of termination of appointment

19.00

21.00

1751(n)

Amended notice of appointment or termination

6.00

7.00

1751(i)

Ratification of agency appointments by surviving insurer

124.00

136.00


SURPLUS LINE BROKER AND/OR SPECIAL LINES SURPLUS LINE BROKER

1765(d)

Naming up to two persons on the license, per year

$472.00

$519.00

1765(d)

Each additional person named on the license, per year

133.00

146.00


OTHER LICENSE

1755

Travel insurance agent license, per year

$19.00

$21.00

1751(j)(1)

Submission of training course for certificate of conveniences

124.00

136.00

1751.1(a)

Certification as a prelicensing or continuing education provider

50.00

55.00 x

1751.1(b)

Renewal as a provider

50.00

55.00 x

1751.1(c)

Certification of a prelicensing course

50.00

55.00 x

1751.1(d)

Renewal of a prelicensing course

25.00

28.00 x

1751.1(e)

Certification of a continuing education course

25.00

28.00 x

1751.1(f)

Renewal of a continuing education course

10.00

11.00 x

1751(j)(2)

To qualify certificate of convenience holders

66.00

73.00

1751(h)

Approval of fictitious or other name

36.00

40.00

1751(k)

Filing producers license bond

19.00

21.00

1751(l)

Duplicate License

19.00

21.00

1751(m)

Clearance letters

19.00

21.00

1751(c)

First amendment to application

10.00

11.00

1751(c)

Subsequent amendments

19.00

21.00

1751(b)

To delete name from license

19.00

21.00

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

56.00

62.00

 

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

24.00

26.00

1718(c)

License renewal delinquent fee

one year fee for respective license

one year fee for respective license

12280.2

Motor club agent

56.00

62.00

1751(c)

First amendment to application

10.00

11.00

1751(c)

Subsequent amendments

19.00

21.00


LICENSE EXAMINATION

1811(d)

Bail, first examination

$38.00

$42.00

1811(d)

Bail, first re-examination

38.00

42.00

1842

Life and disability insurance analyst

94.00

103.00

1751(d),(e),(f)

Fire and casualty, life agent first examina-

   
 

tion or re-examination

32.00

35.00

12973.5(b)

Miscellaneous application for exams

47.00

52.00


FILING FOR BROKERS/AGENTS CERTIFICATE

859(a)

Brokers (headquarters)

$190.00

$209.00

859(a)

Brokers (each additional location)

92.00

101.00

859(b)

Agents

92.00

101.00

12973(a)

Certificate of license status printed form

14.00

15.00


CERTIFICATE OF AUTHORITY

10493(d)

Benefit and relief association (certification of exemption)

$1,133.00

$1,246.00

5051

County mutual fire insurer (declaration of intent to incorporate)

4,722.00

5,194.00

11401

Firefighters police officers, or peace officers benefit and

   
 

relief associations

944.00

1,038.00

11090

Fraternal benefit society

4,722.00

5,194.00

11520.5

Grants and annuities society

2,833.00

3,116.00

12161

Motor club

3,305.00

3,636.00

705.1

Mutual insurer

2,833.00

3,116.00

11504

Non profit hospital service plan

7,555.00

8,311.00

705.1

Reciprocal insurer

2,833.00

3,116.00

705.1

Stock insurer

2,833.00

3,116.00

10113.2(b)(1)

Viatical settlements application fee

2,833.00

3,116.00 [x]

742.39

Multiple employer welfare arrangement (MEWA) certificate of compliance application

3,500.00

3,850.00 [x]

12105

Certificate of authority for financial guaranty insurance

5,000.00

5,500.00 [x]


AMENDED CERTIFICATE OF AUTHORITY

705

For each amendment to certificate of authority except name changes

$92.00

$101.00

709.5(d)

Redomestication application to or from California

4,250.00

4,675.00 x

12105

Amended certificate of authority for financial guaranty insurance

5,000.00

5,500.00 x


LICENSE

705.1 & 12743

Home protection

$2,833.00

$3,116.00

12389(a)(3)

Underwritten title company

568.00

625.00

11751

Workers compensation rating organization license

150.00

165.00 x


AMENDED LICENSES

12389(a)(3)

Underwritten title company license each additional county

$331.00

$364.00


NAME APPROVAL/CHANGE

881

All except grants and annuities societies, underwritten title companies and joint underwriters

$92.00

$101.00

11520.5(d)(1)

Grants and annuities society

190.00

209.00

882

Joint underwriters name approval

47.00

52.00

884

Joint underwriters name renewal

16.00

18.00

12389(d)

Underwritten title company

190.00

209.00


WITHDRAWAL OF CERTIFICATE OF AUTHORITY HOLDER

1076

County mutual fire insurer, fraternal benefit society, mutual, stock, reciprocal

$944.00

$1,038.00

11520.5(d)(3)

Grants and annuities society

568.00

625.00


AMENDMENTS TO ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION

714

All except grants and annuities and motor clubs

$47.00

$52.00

11520.5(d)(2)

Grants and annuities societies

142.00

156.00

12168

Motor clubs (amendments, if any, to be filed annually)

32.00

35.00


AMENDMENTS TO BY-LAWS

12168

Motor club (amendments, if any, to be filed annually)

$32.00

$35.00

RENEWAL FEE CERTIFICATES OF AUTHORITY/LICENSES

705

County mutual fire insurer

$283.00

$311.00

11090

Fraternal benefit society

283.00

311.00

11520.5

Grants and annuities society

92.00

101.00

705

Mutual insurer

283.00

311.00

12162(c)

Motor club

283.00

311.00

705

Stock insurer, including title insurer

283.00

311.00

12416

Title insurer (additional fee)

661.00

727.00

12416

Underwritten title company less than 50,000 documents filed

190.00

209.00

12416

Underwritten title company over 50,000 but less than 100,000 documents filed

240.00

264.00

12416

Underwritten title company over 100,000 documents filed

378.00

416.00

10113.2(b)(3)

Viatical settlements annual license renewal fee

177.00

195.00 x

742.39

MEWA certificate of compliance renewal

283.00

311.00 x

11751.25

Workers compensation rating organization annual license fee

100.00

110.00 x


ANNUAL STATEMENT/AUDIT REPORT

900.5 & 10970

Filing annual statement (except fraternal benefit society)

$281.00

$309.00

924 & 10970

Late filing fee (except fraternal benefit society)

472.00

519.00

924

Additional late filing fee after first month (per month)

568.00

625.00

12389(a)(4)

Filing audit report (underwritten title companies)

502.00

552.00

12389(a)(4)

Failure to file audit report on time (underwritten title companies)

190.00

209.00


MERGER, REINSURANCE, ASSUMPTION, CONSOLIDATION, TRANSFORMATION

1011.5

All insurers except fraternal benefit society

$4,250.00

$4,675.00

11019

Fraternal benefit society

259.00

285.00

9098

Commissioners consent to reinsurance by fraternal fire insurer

331.00

364.00

7045

Application for approval to transform county mutual fire insurer to general mutual insurer

331.00

364.00

1215.2(e)

Application for holding company tender offers

3,776.00

4,154.00

1215.4(d)

Prior approval-material transaction of

1,889.00

2,078.00

1091

Filing fee for retiring insurer

1,200.00

1,320.00

4093

Mutual insurer merger approval

4,250.00
5.00 for each
signed and sealed
or certified copy

4,675.00 x

7042

Issuance of certificate approving transformation of County mutual fire insurer

207.00
6.00 for each
signed and sealed
or certified copy

228.00


VARIABLE LIFE AND ANNUITIES

10506.1

Determination of qualification foreign insurer

$568.00

$625.00

10506.1

Determination of qualification domestic insurer

568.00 plus admin. cost in excess of 568.00

625.00 plus admin. cost in excess of 625.00

10506.2(a)

Changes to an application and qualifications

1,889.00

2,078.00

10506.2(b)

Variable life review, examination and analysis of documents

485.00

534.00

10506.2(c)

Variable life and annuities-transfer of assets

2,422.00

2,664.00


NONASSESSABLE POLICIES

4060

Certificate for domestic mutual

$190.00

$209.00

7015.5

Certificate or amendment for county mutual fire company or amended application

118.00

130.00

1401.5(a)

Perpetual certificate for reciprocal

378.00

416.00


STOCK PERMITS

857(a)

Original, supplemental or amended application for permit to issue securities

$2,833.00

$ 3,116.00

857(b)

Application for permit to issue securities for change in rights,preferences, privileges or restrictions

378.00

416.00

857(c)

Application for permit to issue securities, evidencing share dividend or share split

944.00

1,038.00

857(d)

Application for any other kind of permit

190.00

209.00


GENERAL FILING

1601

Appointment of agent for service of process

$47.00

$52.00

12973.9

Motor club initial filings of service contracts (CIC 12250)

240.00

240.00

Title 10, Ch. 5, CCR Sec. 2202(a)(11)

12168

Amendments to motor club membership certificate, identification card, and service contract

32.00

35.00 [x]

1140.5

Proxy filing

92.00

101.00

12931

Service of processing upon commissioner

19.00

21.00

12640.2

Mortgage guarantee insurer (pool insurance filing)

755.00

831.00

1599

Trusteed assets certificate

19.00

21.00

1401.5(a)

Application for order pursuant to sec. 1401.5(a)

378.00

416.00

1101(b)(3)

Application for exemption under sec. 1101(b)(3)(i)

472.00

519.00

1113

Permit for multiple insurer operation

71.00

78.00

7042

Certificate approving merger of county mutual fire insurer

10.00

11.00

11620

Approval of amendment of California assigned risk plan

944.00

1,038.00

11715(c)

Initial filing and semi-annual review-letter of credit

283.00

311.00

11715(c)

Annual fee for letter of credit

190.00

209.00

11715(d)

Filing of a deposit agreement

190.00

209.00

11715(d)

Filing of an amended deposit agreement

190.00

209.00

11751.55

Fees for filing workers' compensation schedules, deposit and withdrawal of securities

944.00

1,038.00

12973

Fee for issuing certificates where fee is not otherwise specified

32.00

35.00

12973.5

Fees for application for license permit or certificate of authority and qualifying examination where no fee is specified

14.00

15.00

949

Certificate of deposit

47.00

52.00

10479.5

Certificate of valuation

30.00 plus cost

33.00 plus cost

12973

Certificate of compliance

14.00

15.00

12973

Certificate pursuant to retaliation

14.00

15.00

132(a)(4)

Filing fee for registering as risk retention group

800.00

880.00

134(b)

Filing fee for registering as purchasing group

360.00

396.00

1192.8(d)

Approval of investment trust or partnership

5,000.00

5,500.00 [x]

1194.85

Approval of real estate investment by domestic insurer

Actual expense not
to exceed $500.00 [x]

Actual expense not
to exceed $550.00 [x]

1211(e)

Approval of investment in interest rate futures/options

1,000.00

1,100.00 [x]

1211.5(e)

Approval of investment in stock index futures/options

5,000.00

5,500.00 [x]

742.39

MEWA financial information filing

281.00

309.00 [x]

1107.1

Application for approval to deliver consideration other than securities

250.00

275.00 [x]

4030

Domestic mutual insurer contract approval

100.00

110.00 [x]

10507.1

Investment return assurance approval

250.00 plus admin
cost in excess
of 250.00

275.00 plus admin
cost in excess
of 275.00

1104.9(a)(5)

Qualified custodian approval fee

1,500.00

1,650.00 [x]

1104.9(d)

Qualified custodial agreement approval fee

500.00

550.00 [x]

12640.10(d)

Permission to transact other classes (mortgage guaranty insurance)

1,500.00

1,650.00 [x]


SECURITIES DEPOSIT AND WITHDRAWAL

940.1 & 11715(d)

Initial securities deposit

$92.00

$101.00

940.1 & 11715(d)

Securities withdrawal, substitution or any change

47.00

52.00

11693.5

Failure to file workers' compensation bond or deposit penalty

472.00

519.00

11693.5

Additional penalty after first month (per month)

568.00

625.00

1590

Certificate of deposit

47.00

52.00

1590

Fee for filing certificate

29.00

32.00 [x]


MISCELLANEOUS

12970

Copying microfilm records, per page/frame

$0.49

$0.54

12970.1

Postage or delivery charges

actual

 

12972

Attaching commissioners seal of office

1.00

1.00

1751.6

Computer listing of producers licensed in California

   
 

Life & Disability

1,280.00

1,408.00

 

Fire & Casualty

1,123.00

1,235.00

 

Partial Listing

562.00 plus .01 per name

618.00 plus .01 per name

12973.7

Computer listing of names/addresses of admitted companies

48.00

53.00

11509

Annual statement, hospital services corporation

0.11 for each individual or family unit covered by a hospital service contract

0.12 for each individual or family unit covered by a hospital service contract

12973.6

Dishonor of checks

10.00

10.00 [x]

12973.7

Fingerprint handling fee

5.00

5.00 [x]

12975

Fee liens

not to exceed 750.00

not to exceed 825.00 [x]

12973.7

Documents, transcripts or other materials which may be furnished by the Commissioner where fee is not otherwise specified

Actual expense

Actual expense [x]

12921.2

Copies of public records

Actual expense

Actual expense [x]


SUBPOENA

GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION

FEE CATEGORY

CURRENT FEE

NEW FEE

68093

Witness Fees (per day)

$35.00

$35.00

 

Mileage Fees (per mile both ways)

0.20

0.20

6257

Copies of Public Records

0.49

$0.54

EVIDENCE CODE SECTION

FEE CATEGORY

CURRENT FEE

NEW FEE

1563

Furnish Documents of Outside Photographer

$15.00

$15.00

1563

Production of Documents (Other than above)

4.00 clerical cost per quarter hour

4.00 clerical cost per quarter hour

1563

Copy Records

0.10 per page plus above clerical costs

0.10 per page plus above clerical costs

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

Notice regarding "Current Fee" and "New Fee":   In the above fee schedule, "Current Fee" means a fee that was in effect before 7-1-99 -- the date of this bulletin.  "New Fee" means a fee in effect between 7-1-99 and 10-31-2002.  For fees in effect after 10-31-2002, see Bulletin 2002-7.

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