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Main Contacts

BAR Headquarters

Bureau of Automotive Repair
10949 North Mather Boulevard
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

(800) 952-5210

Consumer Assistance Program

Questions and information on repair assistance and vehicle retirement. CAP representatives are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding state holidays.

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

(866) 272-9642

General Information

Automated services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 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. – 8:30 a.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month.

(800) 952-5210

BARInfo@dca.ca.gov

Auto Body Inspection Program

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

(866) 799-3811

Request an Inspection

BAR Industry Help Desk

Inspection procedures, equipment, technical support

(866) 860-8509

BAR.IndustryHelpDesk@dca.ca.gov

BAR Web Master

Report technical issues related to BAR's website

BARInfo@dca.ca.gov

Accessibility Issues

Licensing Program

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

(855) 735-0462

BARLicensingApplications@dca.ca.gov

Media Inquiries/Public Affairs

Media inquiries, news releases, webcasts

(916) 574-8170

media@dca.ca.gov

Referee Program

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

(800) 622-7733

Request a Speaker

Speaker Request Form
NOTE: To submit completed form by email, download and save the form to your computer and select Submit Form.

Request Public Records

Public Records Act requests and small claims court subpoenas

Records Request Guidelines

Small Business/Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Advocate

Small Business/DVBE Advocate

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BAR Field Offices

Irvine

Temporarily Closed: The BAR Irvine Field Office previously located at 16735 Von Karman Avenue is temporarily closed and will be moving to a new location, to be announced soon. To contact staff assigned to the Irvine office, call (949) 988-5252.

San Diego

Temporarily Closed: The BAR San Diego Field Office previously located at 16855 West Bernardo Drive is temporarily closed and will be moving to a new location, to be announced soon. To contact staff assigned to the San Diego office, call (858) 716-1025.