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Certificate of Authority

NoticeCalifornia accepts the NAIC electronic UCAA Applications.  If filing an Expansion application or Primary application, please also submit two backup hard copies. In addition to the two hard copies, submit an electronic copy of the application and supporting documents to  Please note we do not accept password protected emails or links.  

Effective January 1, 2015, the California Department of Insurance (CDI) will require that all Property & Casualty Rate Applications be submitted electronically through the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) System for Electronic Rate and Form Filing (SERFF).

As of January 1, 2015, CDI will no longer accept Property & Casualty Rate Applications submitted on paper or compact disc (CD).

For information about becoming licensed with SERFF, please contact the NAIC's SERFF Team at (816) 783-8787 or, or refer to

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