What is online registration? (Español | 中文 | 한국어 | Tiếng Việt)

Online registration (eReg) is a convenient, fast, and free way to register online for a permit, license, or account with the BOE.

Who can register?

Anyone with a computer and internet access can use the quick and convenient system.

What are the benefits?

  • One click starts the process for the permits, licenses, and accounts
  • You can easily apply for new licenses or add business locations
  • The system is free to use but some permits, licenses, or accounts may require a fee or deposit
  • View the status of your application(s) online
  • Get emails with updates on the status of your application(s)
  • Online help and live assistance during business hours
  • Get links to reference materials related to your business activities

What can I do?

  • Get a seller's permit
  • Add a new business location to an existing BOE account
  • Register as a qualified purchaser
  • Pay use tax for one-time purchases
  • Pay use tax or claim an exemption for vehicles, vessels, aircraft, and manufactured or mobile homes
  • Register for a Timber Yield Tax account
  • Register as a cigarette retailer and pay the licensing fee
  • Register to pay taxes on internet purchases of cigarette or tobacco products
  • Register for an International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) account and purchase IFTA decals
  • Apply for and purchase a California Fuel Trip permit
  • Apply for and purchase Annual Flat Rate Decals for private passenger vehicles
  • Register for other Special Tax and Fee Programs

How can I learn more?

The Board of Equalization has developed a number of informational and marketing materials to help you or your organization learn more.

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The California Board of Equalization Electronic Registration application won a 2013
Digital Government Achievement Award in the Government-to-business category

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