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Bureau of Automotive Repair

10949 North Mather Boulevard, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

(800) 952-5210

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Monday through Friday (excluding state holidays)

Key Contacts

Licensee/Industry Contacts

Key Contacts

Consumer Information

Consumer service representatives are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:50 p.m., excluding state holidays, and from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month

Try our online services first!

(800) 952-5210

Consumer Assistance Program

CAP representatives are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding state holidays

CAP information

(866) 272-9642

ATTENTION APPLICANTS: CAP does not accept documentation via email. Submit your income documentation or check the status of your application online.

Auto Body Inspection Program

Request a convenient, no-cost inspection of collision-related repairs to ensure the safety of your vehicle

Request an inspection

(866) 799-3811

Referee Program

Third party Smog Check evaluations, specialty vehicle inspections, emissions part locator assistance

Referee information

(800) 622-7733

Public Records Requests

Public Records Act requests and small claims court subpoenas

Records request information

BAR.PRA@dca.ca.gov

(855) 735-0465

Webmaster

Report technical issues related to BAR's website

BARInfo@dca.ca.gov

Contacts for License Applicants, Licensees, and Industry

Licensing Program

Mail application and fees to:
P.O. Box 989001
West Sacramento, CA 95798-9001

BARLicensing@dca.ca.gov

(855) 735-0462

Field Office Support

BAR field offices provide support services to license applicants and licensees. Offices are located in Bakersfield, Culver City, Fresno, Hercules, Irvine, Riverside, Sacramento, San Diego, San Jose, South El Monte, South San Francisco, Valencia. Many services do not require an office visit.

For assistance, try our online services or contact BAR Field Office Support by email or phone:

BARenforcement@dca.ca.gov

(279) 237-3570

Industry Help Desk

Inspection procedures, equipment, technical support

BAR.IndustryHelpDesk@dca.ca.gov

(866) 860-8509

Cal-VIS

Cal-VIS enrollment and billing questions

Cal-VIS information

(888) 229-9389

California Automotive Resource Center (CalARC)

Report login/account issues

BAR.HCSU@dca.ca.gov

Government Fleet Operations

Find your regional BAR fleet contact

Fleet operations contacts