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Licensing Hotline

The California Department of Insurance's (CDI) Producer Licensing Bureau has a toll-free number available for agents, brokers and insurance companies to call the CDI with their licensing concerns. The Producer Licensing Bureau is responsible for licensing agents and brokers who sell insurance in California. Most licensed agents are located in California although in some cases they reside outside of the state.

The Producer Licensing Bureau's toll-free number provides better service for those who call with their licensing concerns.     

Producer Licensing Bureau
8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. PST/PDT
Monday through Friday (except Holidays)

To assist you before your telephone call to the Producer Licensing Bureau's toll-free number, the CDI's Producer Licensing Information & Online Services Web page provides you with information that may answer your concern before having to place the call.  From this page you can see an Overview of the Producer Licensing Bureau, the licensing Requirements for the 24 classes of insurance, and the insurance licensing filing Fee Chart.  Also you can Check Your License Status Online and retrieve agent licensing Forms.   Finally, this page also provides you with Questions & Answers that may assist you in the licensing process. 

Also included in the CDI's Producer Licensing Information & On-line Services Web page, is producer licensing Information on Prelicensing & Continuing Education, Education Fees, Continuing Education, Check Your Education Status Online, and Questions & Answers on education issues.

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