California Escrow license

Requirements for

California Escrow


California Escrow Changes to Lender License

California Requires Escrow companies to be Licensed

California Escrow licensing: California requires companies to be licensed as an Escrow company. Companies must also still comply with federal, state and local laws. Other licenses or permits may be required depending on the nature of each particular business.

Certificate of Authority

With certain limited exceptions, a California Certificate of Authority is required if a company does business in California regardless of where the company is located.

A certificate of authority (also known as a certificate of registration) is a document that the State of California requires companies not incorporated in California to obtain before “transacting business” within the state borders of California.

License Fees

The filing fee for getting licensed as an Escrow company in California is: Call for a free quote.

The filing fee for a foreign limited liability company to register a California Certificate of Authority is free until June 2023.

The filing fee for a foreign corporation to register a California Certificate of Authority is $150.

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