California Occupational License

License Title:
    Life-Limited to the Payment of Funeral and Burial Expenses
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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 Life-Limited to the Payment of Funeral and Burial Expense license is limited by the terms of a written agreement with an insurer which has filed on that life-only agent's behalf a notice of appointment with the commissioner to transact only specific life insurance policies or annuities having an initial face amount of fifteen thousand dollars ($20,000) or less that are designated by the purchaser for the payment of funeral and burial expenses.


• Minimum Age: 18 years

• Residency: California residency is not required

• Prelicensing Experience/Education: None


• License Filing: $170 (two-year term)

• Fingerprint fee: The fingerprint fee at the California Department of Insurance (CDI) test centers is $58.30. At PSI test centers, the fingerprint fee is $68.95.

• Renewal: $170 every two-year license term

Other license information and requirements:

• Examination required: Yes

• Examination information: PSI Services, LLC, schedules the examinations CDI's Life-Limited applicants. For scheduling examinations use PSI's Examination Scheduling Service at Individuals may schedule their examinations with PSI either online or by telephone.

• Fingerprint impressions: Fingerprint impressions are required for all unlicensed resident and most non-resident applicants

• Continuing Education: None

• Average Time to Process Application: two to three weeks

• Renewal Period: Two-year license term

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Authority: Sections 1676(c), 10240, 10247, 10252 of the California Insurance Code.
Occupations To Which This License Applies:
Occupation TitleSOC Code
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 439041