Information on DFPI’s Self-Service Portal – DOCQNET

Note: The June 2020 changes to searchable documents have been deferred until further notice.

About Self-Service DOCQNET Portal

DFPI Self-Service Portal Logo The Department of Financial Protection and Innovation launched the Self-Service DOCQNET Portal on June 18, 2014.

The new portal will significantly improve how we communicate with applicants and licensees and enhance consumer support.

The core objectives of the portal are to:

  • Streamline the review of applications and renewals.
  • Improve exam planning and coordination.
  • Better utilize data to monitor and evaluate the financial services marketplace.

Notice and Information

Securities and Franchise Filings

Securities permit applications and exemption notices filed pursuant to the Corporate Securities Law of 1968 and franchise applications and exemption notices filed under the Franchise Investment Law must be filed and paid for online using the Self-Service Portal.

If you need assistance with this process, please contact SRD support at 866-275-2677 or

Information for Licensees

Companies and individuals with a license or seeking to obtain a license to conduct business in California can use the Self-Service Portal


Companies licensed under the California Financing Law, California Residential Mortgage Lending Act, California Deferred Deposit Transaction Law, and Escrow Law are be able to:

  • Register for a Self-Service Portal account.
  • Add and maintain designated emails.
  • Submit Annual Report information online.

iNote for NMLS system:

Companies and individuals licensed under the California Residential Mortgage Lending Act, California Finance Lenders that make residential loans, and Mortgage Loan Originators will continue to use the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS).

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Last updated: Oct 25, 2023 @ 10:19 am