Consumer Information Center

Need help with a consumer problem?
Call us!
800.952.5210
800.326.2297 tdd

We're your statewide Consumer
Information Center, part of the California
Department of Consumer Affairs

Our phone agents speak English and Spanish and can connect you to help in more than 177 other languages.

Phone agents can:

  • Verify licenses of DCA-regulated professionals.
  • Provide forms for filing a complaint.
  • Refer you to other governmental agencies.
  • Mail you copies of consumer publications.
  • Answer questions about consumer topics.

You can get the same valuable services three ways:

  • Online Consumer Wiki
  • e-mail
  • mail: Department of Consumer Affairs
    Consumer Information Center
    1625 North Market Blvd., Suite N-112
    Sacramento, CA 95834

Useful Referrals

Office of the Attorney General
To report fraudulent, unfair, and illegal business practices.
800.952.5225

Department of Motor Vehicles
For vehicle registration, driver's licenses, etc.
800.777.0133

Department of Financial Institutions
For questions about banks, credit unions and other financial institutions.
800.622.0620

California Public Utilities Commission
For questions and complaints about home gas and electric utility companies, and home phone services.
800.649.7570