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Form/Register a business entity in California. Depending on the business, there can be multiple ste ...

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Look Up Contractor License

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Look up a contractor license or Home Improvement Salesperson (HIS) registration to verify informatio ...

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Get Copies of Business Entity Documents

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Request copies of filed business entity documents, or a Certificate of Status or a Certificate of Fi ...

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Check Contractor Application

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Largest Economy in the World

$899.27

Manufacturing Industry Average Weekly Earnings

3M+

Small Businesses

53

Fortune 500 Companies in California

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Department of Insurance

The California Department of Insurance (CDI) was created in 1868 as part of a national system of sta ...

General Information: 800-927-4357

California Department of Tax and Fee Administration
California Department of Tax and Fee Administration

The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration administers California's sales and use, fuel ...

General Information: 800-400-7115
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Phone Hours of Availability: 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday except State Holidays

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Disabled Veterans Business Enterprise Advisory Council

The State of California established the Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) Program in 1989 ...

General Information: 800-952-5626
Hearing Impaired: 800-324-5966

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Secretary of State 

The Secretary of State's office is comprised of nearly 500 people who are dedicated to making govern ...

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Phone Hours of Availability: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.