Request for Duplicate Organization Clearance Certificate

In order to obtain a copy of your Organizational Clearance Certificate (OCC), please provide a request for a duplicate OCC on your organization's letterhead and include the following information:

  • Full name of the organization and a DBA, if applicable
  • OCC number (you may look up your OCC number on the List of Eligible Organizations at
  • E-mail address
  • Mailing address
  • Telephone and fax numbers
  • Name of contact person

The letter must be signed by an officer of the organization, with the person's title indicated.
Send your request by:

  • E-mail: and include your letter as an attachment.
  • Fax: 1-916-285-0134, Attn: Welfare Exemption Section
  • U.S. Mail:

State Board of Equalization
Welfare Exemption Section, MIC: 64
P.O. Box 942879
Sacramento, CA 94279-0064

A copy of your OCC will be e-mailed to you unless you request otherwise.
If you have further questions, you may call the Welfare Exemption Section at 1-916-274-3430.