(a) The certificate fee shall be paid no later than June 1 in the year of application and shall be sufficient to cover the 1 to 3 year period of the application submitted, and shall accompany the application form. The fee is not prorated in the initial year of each application cycle and is not refundable for any portion of the current fiscal year.
(b) The minimum fee for each private certificate to administer the first adjusting location is $1,000 per year. There is an additional charge of $200 per year for each additional claims adjusting location.
(c) Public applicants are exempt from the payment of a fee for the Certificate to Administer provided all claims administered are for public self insurers. A public administrator for private sector self insurers shall pay the certificate fees due for a private Certificate to Administer.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 54, 55, 59, and 3702.10, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 59, 3702.1, 3702.5 and 3702.10, Labor Code.
1. Amendment filed 2-19-92; operative 3-20-92 (Register 92, No. 13).
2. Amendment of subsection (b) filed 2-9-2006; operative 3-11-2006 (Register 2006, No. 6).