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Getting your California adjuster license is easy with AdjusterPro. Our online course thoroughly prepares you to ace the state exam on your first try. Offered 100% online, our program allows you to prep for your adjuster exam anywhere, anytime.

  • Adjuster Essentials Exam Prep

    Our Califonia exam prep course will prepare you to pass the challenging state adjuster exam, a required step for getting your license.

    • California exam prep course
      • Printable PDFs and glossary
      • Practice exams


  • Total Adjuster Package Exam Prep + Xactimate

    Save hundreds of dollars with our Total Adjuster Package. This bundle goes beyond the exam prep course to offer vital training on Xactimate, the industry’s leading software. Along with our webinar series on finding work and a roofing basics course, it’s everything you need to kick start a successful career in insurance claims.

    • California exam prep course
      • Printable PDFs and glossary
      • Practice exams
    • Tactical Xactimate Training – Live Webinar
      • The most important skill new adjusters must acquire
    • Roof Adjusting 101 course
    • Getting Work Master Series


Need a Different Product?

  • California Earthquake Adjuster Training Standards

    California resident adjusters must take this type of training every 3 years in order to work claims resulting from an earthquake. Our course covers all topics required by the CDI to adjust earthquake claims and includes the final certification exam.

    3 Hours


    Includes Filing Fee


“The course was easy to navigate and helped you learn what you need to pass the adjuster’s exam. I highly recommend anyone who wants to get licensed take the AdjusterPro classes.



  • What is the difference in the Total Package versus Essential?

    Our Adjuster Essentials offers the single course you need for your state. For some states it’s the required pre-licensing course and for others, it is an exam prep course. Either way, the essentials will prepare you to ace your state’s adjuster licensing exam.

    The Total Adjuster Package includes your state’s exam prep or pre-licensing course as well as additional training to help prepare you for the job itself. Having this knowledge before you start will mean you can get hired and start closing claims (and making money!) faster. The Xactimate Live Webinar will teach you how to work a claim from start to finish so you can hit the ground running when you get assigned those first claims. Our Getting Work Master Series is a one-of-a-kind video series hosted by our co-founder and veteran adjuster, Adam Gardiner. He shares an inside look at how independent adjusting firms work and tips on how to get noticed and get hired. Lastly, our Roofing 101 will walk you through the basics of roofing terminology, construction, and types of claims.

  • How do I get a California Adjuster License?

    To obtain your California adjuster license, complete the following steps:

    1. Meet the basic California Adjuster Licensing Requirements
      1. Be at least 18 years old
      2. Have two years certified experience in the insurance adjusting field, equal to 4,000 compensated hours
    2. While California does not require a pre-licensing course, we highly recommend completing AdjusterPro’s California Exam Prep Course to ensure passing the state exam
    3. Process and submit Fingerprints through Accurate Biometrics or your PSI Testing Center
      California recommends applicants complete fingerprinting prior to taking the exam. This will help ensure your license is not held up due to processing. Fingerprints can be scheduled two different ways:
      See complete fingerprinting details on the California Department of Insurance (CDI) Fingerprinting Requirements page
    4. Register for and pass the California State Exam
      1. Register online with PSI
    5. Obtain and submit a $2,000 Bond of Insurance adjuster using form CDI Form 31A-14
    6. Submit application using CDI Adjuster Application
    7. Check to see if your license has been issued at CDI License Search

    See complete licensing details, including nonresident information on the CDI Licensing Guide website.

  • What are the total licensing fees for California?

    • AdjusterPro Course Fee: $179
    • Exam Fee:
      • $112 at a PSI Testing Site (21 sites located throughout state)
      • $79 at CDI Testing Site in Downtown Los Angeles
    • Exam Retake fee: $32
    • Fingerprint Fee (through PSI): $68.95 or
    • Fingerprint Fee (Through CDI): $59
    • License Application Fee: $79
    • Licensing Fee: $311
    • Bond Fee: Varies depending on credit rating and other factors
    • License Renewal Fee: $311
  • What does reciprocity look like for California?

    California does not grant reciprocal licenses. To become a licensed adjuster in California, you must pass the state exam.

  • California Department of Insurance contact information


    Mailing Address:
    California Department of Insurance
    Producer Licensing Bureau
    P.O. Box 1139
    Sacramento, CA 95812-1139

    Phone: 916-492-3085
    Email: Use CDI Contact Form

  • Why should I choose AdjusterPro?

    Our team is passionate about providing the best insurance training courses and online classroom experience in the industry. We are committed to helping you succeed at every step of your adjusting career.

    At AdjusterPro, we believe in serving our customers with transparency, honesty, and adhering to the Golden Rule, treating others as we would want to be treated.

    Building our company upon these principles, here are a few other ways we differentiate from the competition:

    • We offer over 170 courses – the most comprehensive catalog in the country
    • Our simple, engaging online training was created to help you comprehend and retain information
    • Keeping your license compliant is simple with our convenient continuing education courses
    • You’ll receive honest answers from our dedicated (real-people) customer engagement team
    • 50 states strong: we offer a path to licensing for every state
    • Over 50,000 people have trained with us
    • 8 of the country’s top 10 insurance carriers train with AdjusterPro
    • 98.4% customer satisfaction rating
    • AdjusterPro is more than just online courses. We’re the nation’s go-to resource for all things adjuster. Whether it’s licensing, reciprocity, CE, networking, tips of the trade, or career advice, we’ve got you covered.

    Whether you are just starting to explore the insurance claims industry, a Fortune 500 company, or are a veteran adjuster looking for additional training, we are here to help you reach your goals and achieve success.