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Car Wash and Polishing

Every business entity engaged in car washing and polishing must register with the Labor Commissioner. For more information, see California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Section 13680 through 13693.

Apply for Car Washing and Polishing Registration

Payment of Fees

Explanation of Required Fees

Resources

Caution: Before purchasing an existing carwash establishment be aware of potential successor liability. See Labor Code section 2066 and Notice to carwash applicants.

DLSE car washing enforcement hotline: 1-877-227-5158

May 2016