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CDI Phone Hold Messages

To hear the California Department of Insurance's phone hold messages, please select from the links below. The message text is also provided.


Audio Icon  Agent Language Locator

It is important that consumers have an agent who can communicate in their same language to better understand policies and ensure they get the appropriate coverage for their needs. The California Department of Insurance created a new tool to make it easier for consumers to find insurance agents and brokers in their area who speak their chosen language with information from over 11,000 producers in California who speak one or more of the 36 languages provided. Learn more by visiting today!


Audio Icon  CDI Careers

Looking for a new career? The California Department of Insurance is hiring! The department offers a wide array of career opportunities. For information on Employment opportunities, visit

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to stay updated with our latest career opportunities.


Audio Icon  California Low Cost Auto insurance

Auto insurance is required by law! Need affordable auto insurance? Find out if you are eligible at


Audio Icon  California Healthcare Compare

California Healthcare Compare is an easy-to-use tool that puts quality and price information in your hands so you can make better decisions about where to seek medical care.

Considering a hip replacement? Expecting a child? Make quality comparisons before you choose a medical provider.

Visit and start comparing today.


Audio Icon  Disaster Preparedness

Natural disasters like earthquakes, fires and floods can happen at a moment's notice. Make sure you know how your insurance covers you and your belongings.

Check out to learn more and create a home inventory so you are prepared when disaster strikes.


Audio Icon  General Insurance Coverage

How do you know you are getting the best deal for your insurance coverage? The Department provides auto and homeowner comparison tools where you can compare coverages to find insurance that's right for you.

Our tools are easy to use and allow you to make an informed decision before buying insurance.

You can find our auto and homeowner comparison tools at


Audio Icon  Insurance Fraud

Insurance fraud is not a victimless crime; it costs California consumers billions of dollars a year. Report insurance fraud to the consumer hotline, 1-800-927-4357. Seniors are often the target but anyone can be a victim. Check to make sure you are dealing with a licensed insurance agent. Visit for more tips.


Audio Icon  File a complaint online

Do you have questions or concerns regarding insurance? Need to file a complaint? The Department of Insurance is here to help. You can use your computer or smart device to request assistance and upload necessary documents through our online complaint center at or call our consumer hotline at 1-800-927-4357.


Audio Icon  Fires

Fire season is year round in California. Your home is your largest asset. Make sure you have the protection you need before a fire occurs.

If your home is damaged during a fire, you need to know exactly what you have lost. Conducting a home inventory is easy when you use your smart device to take videos and photos of your belongings.

Having trouble finding coverage in your area?  Visit or for the FAIR Plan at

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