Verification

Important BOE General Messages Appear Below
Credit Card services will be unavailable on Thursday, May 5th from 9:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m., Pacific time to perform maintenance.

All Online Services will be unavailable from 8:00 p.m. Friday May 6, 2016 to 1:00 a.m. Saturday May 7, 2016, Pacific time, to perform maintenance.



Seller's permit verification is available to help you determine if a seller's permit account number included on your customer's resale certificate is currently valid. As a seller, you are responsible for ensuring the resale certificate is properly completed. Please refer to Regulation 1668, Resale Certificates.

Verification for Prepaid Mobile Telephony Services Surcharge accounts is not available at this time. To verify an account, please contact our Customer Service Center at 1-800-400-7115 (TTY:711).

Cigarette and Tobacco product retailer license verification is available to help you determine if a cigarette and tobacco product retailer's license is currently valid. For a list of current Licensed California Cigarette and Tobacco Products Distributors or Wholesalers, select Distributor or Wholesaler. As a Distributor, Wholesaler, or Retailer, you are responsible for ensuring the license is valid. A distributor or wholesaler may be engaged in the business of selling cigarettes and/or tobacco products. If you are uncertain of which type of product the distributor or wholesaler may be licensed to sell, please contact a BOE representative at 1-800-400-7115 (TTY:711) for more information. Click here to view a statewide map of all cigarette and tobacco products licensees.

Ewaste account verification is available to help you determine if a vendor of covered electronic devices (CEDs) is registered to collect and remit the electronic waste recycling fee. Please refer to the Important Notice.

Underground Storage Tank Maintenance Fee Account verification is now available. If the owner name on the validated account is different from the owner name in your records, please contact a BOE representative at 1-800-400-7115 (TTY:711) for more information.

Scheduled Downtime
In order to perform basic maintenance on the BOE website, the system will be unavailable for Online Services access from Sunday at 7:00 p.m. to Monday at 5:00 a.m., Pacific Time.