Public Information – Licensee Lists Overview
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.
This is NOT the site for Public Records Act (PRA) Requests. Please contact the specific Board, Bureau or Commission for which the PRA information is requested.
Public Information Files
Each Agency has a folder above from which you can access licensee data suitable for disclosure. There is also a combined folder where you can access all the data in one set of files. Data is refreshed automatically at the beginning of each month.
For additional information related to Government Entities requesting license information, please see our Government Entities page.
For questions, contact the Public Information Unit via email at PublicInformation@dca.ca.gov or via telephone at (916) 574-8150.
Public Information Record Layout
|Report Field Name||Header||Description|
|Agency Code||Agency Code||Board/Bureau/Committee/Program|
|Agency Name||Agency Name||Board/Bureau/Committee/Program|
|License Type Code||License Type Code||License Type Number|
|License Type Name||License Type||Name of License Issued|
|License Number||License Number||Numeric Identifier of License|
|Individual or Organization Indicator||Indiv/Org||Indicates if licensee is an Organization or Individual|
|Organization/Last Name||ORG/Last Name||Name of Company or LN of Licensee|
|First Name||First Name|
|Middle Name||Middle Name|
|Suffix||Suffix||Jr., Sr., Esq|
|Concatenated First line of address||Address Line 1||Public Address of Record 1st Line|
|Concatenated Second line of address||Address Line 2||Public Address of Record 2nd Line|
|Original issue date||Original Issue Date||Date the license was originally issued by Board|
|Expiration date||Expiration Date||Date license expires|
|License Status||License Status||Description: Current, Delinquent and Inactive|
The following agencies' data is not included in the files. They must be contacted directly.
California State Athletic Commission
2005 Evergreen Street, Suite 2010
Sacramento, CA 95815
Phone: (916) 263-2195
Contractors State License Board
Post Office Box 26000
Sacramento, CA 95826
Phone: (916) 255-3975
The Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
P.O. Box 980818
West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818