California Occupational License

License Title:
    Rental Car Agent
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Licensing Agency:
     Department of Insurance
     Producer Licensing Bureau

Licensing Agency Contact Information:
     Address: 320 Capitol Mall
Sacramento,  CA  95814 - 4309

     Phone Number: (800) 967-9331
     Fax Number: (916) 327-6907

     Internet Address:

License Requirements, Fees, and Examination Information:
A rental car agent and/or endorsee is a person authorized to offer or sell thoseā€¢ types of insurance as specified in Section 1758.85 of the California Insurance Code, in connection with and incidental to rental agreements, on behalf of any insurer authorized to write those types of insurance in this state.

Qualifications: Minimum age: 18 years
Please review the following link for additional qualifications:


Application: $463 for two-year license term

Examination: none

Renewal: $463 every two-year license term

Experience Requirement: None

Average Time to Process Application: two to three weeks

Renewal Period: Two-year license term

Special License Requirements: Notice of Appointment, Annual certification, Initial Certification; and mandatory training (review the web link noted below for more details).

For more information on this license, use this URL:

Authority: Sections 1758.8-1758.891 of the California Insurance Code.
Occupations To Which This License Applies:
Occupation TitleSOC Code
Counter and Rental Clerks 412021