Public Information – Licensee Lists
PLEASE NOTE: Filling of the Public Information – License List requests is experiencing delays. Standard Requests will take approximately fifteen business days, the Custom Requests will take up to eight weeks, and Masterfile Requests will take approximately six weeks to fill. In addition, you may experience delays with staff responding to inquiries and assistance. We do appreciate your call; please know that we will respond to your questions as soon as we can. We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your patience.
The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) provides information to the public regarding over 150 professional license types issued through the DCA Boards/Bureaus/Committees/Programs (hereafter referred to as "Agencies") in accordance with the Information Practices Act, Civil Code § 1798.61, and Business and Professions Code § 161.
The DCA Public Information Unit produces DCA license files for a fee.
Standard Files, Custom Files and the Masterfile include, at minimum, the following information related to current renewable licenses: license type, original issue date, expiration date, licensee name, licensee address, and Agency code.
For additional information related to Government Entities requesting license information, please see our Government Entities page.
Most DCA license information is provided to the public through a Standard File, a Custom File or the Masterfile. Standard Files and Custom Files provide license information on single Agencies, while the Masterfile provides license information on multiple Agencies.
To order license information, click on the Agency List.
Important: Please print all needed informational documents prior to request form completion. The request form is viewable and fillable using Adobe Reader and can only be saved if Adobe Acrobat is installed on your computer.
DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS (DCA) HAS A 5 BUSINESS DAY RETURN POLICY. IF THERE IS A PROBLEM WITH THE DATA YOU RECEIVED, YOU WILL NEED TO CONTACT DCA AT (916) 574-8150, WITHIN 5 BUSINESS DAYS. IF WE ARE NOT CONTACTED WITHIN 5 BUSINESS DAYS, DCA WILL ASSUME YOU HAVE RECEIVED THE DATA IN THE MANNER IN, WHICH YOU REQUESTED.
For license counts and other inquiries, contact the Public Information Unit via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via telephone at (916) 574-8080, please select option (5).
*License data is updated by the Agencies daily and cannot be altered by the Public Information Unit.