NOTICE ON COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
The Bureau of Automotive Repair of the Department of Consumer Affairs collects the personal information requested on
this form as authorized by Business and Professions Code sections 30, 9884, and 9887.2, Labor Code section 432.7,
Civil Code section 1798 et seq. (Information Practices Act), Health and Safety Code section 44002, and California Code
of Regulations, title 16, section 3392.3.1. The Bureau of Automotive Repair uses this information principally to identify and
evaluate applicants for licensure, issue and renew licenses, and enforce licensing standards set by law and regulation.
Pursuant to Business and Professions Code section 27, the licensee's address of record is a public record and will be
posted on BAR's website.
Submission of the requested information is mandatory. The Bureau of Automotive Repair cannot consider your application
for licensure or renewal unless you provide all requested information.
ACCESS TO PERSONAL INFORMATION
You may review the records maintained by the Bureau of Automotive Repair that contain your personal information, as
permitted by the Information Practices Act. See below for contact information.
POSSIBLE DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
The Bureau of Automotive Repair makes every effort to protect the personal information you provide us. The information
you provide, however, may be disclosed in the following circumstances:
• In response to a Public Records Act (PRA) request (Government Code section 6250 et seq., as allowed by the
Information Practices Act (Civil Code section 1798 et seq.);
• To another government agency as required by State or Federal law; or,
• In response to a court or administrative order, a subpoena, or a search warrant.
Effective July 1, 2012, the California Department of Tax and Fee Adminstration and the Franchise Tax Board may share
taxpayer information with this agency:
license may be suspended by BAR if your state tax obligation is not paid
or questions about this notice or access to your records, you may contact the Bureau of Automotive Repair PRA Unit at
10949 North Mather Boulevard, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670, by phone at (855) 735-0465, or by email at
Market Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95834, by phone at (800) 952-5210, or by email at
For questions about the Information Practices Act, you may contact the Office of the Attorney General, California
Department of Justice - Attention: Public Inquiry Unit, PO Box 944255, Sacramento, CA 94244, by phone at (800) 952-
5225, or online at