IMPORTANT: If you sell to California consumers and either (1) your principal place of business is in California and you do business in California, or (2) your stock is listed on a national securities exchange or market quotation system, you are required to file this form and pay an assessment as calculated in Section 4. You will not be allowed to register as a Seller of Travel unless you participate in the Travel Consumer Restitution Fund. Your registration with TCRC does not constitute registration with the State of California, Seller of Travel Program.
Do not use your browser's Back button while completing the form. To navigate, use the Previous and Next links at the bottom of each step.
Step 1 of 6
The following Steps will guide you through the participant application process.
Existing Account Check:
A primary contact is Required. If you wish a secondary contact to receive emails also, complete that section.
Primary Contact Information:
Secondary Contact Information:
Step 2 of 6
Enter the legal name of the registering Seller of Travel on behalf of which this application is made. Use the business name of the corporation, partnership, or sole proprietor. (Your answer should be the same as that for Question 3 of the Seller of Travel Registration Application.)
Input your business Start Date. The amount of your initial assessment and any Late Fees are determined by your “business start date,” which is the first time your business advertised, offered or sold air or sea transportation either separately or in conjunction with other travel services, or land or water vessel transportation, other than sea carriage, either separately or in conjunction with other travel services if the total charge to the passenger exceeds three hundred dollars ($300).
Additionally, list all other fictitious business names (D.B.A.) under which you do business or intend to do business as a Seller of Travel in California. (Your answer should be the same as that for Question 5 of the Seller of Travel Registration Application.)
Primary Business Information:
Additional DBA Names:
Add Another DBA Name
Step 3 of 6
List your principal place of business and all other locations in California from which you will be conducting business. (Your answer should be the same as for Question 4 on the Seller of Travel Registration Application.) Indicate which location is your Primary Business location and which is your Primary Mailing address, noting if a PO Box. DO NOT CHECK "I DO NOT DO BUSINESS WITH CUSTOMERS AT THIS LOCATION" FOR YOUR PRIMARY BUSINESS LOCATION. Doing business with customers means in person, via mail, internet, fax, etc.
Enter Primary, Mailing, and Additional Addresses:
Add Another Location
Step 4 of 6
The amount of your initial assessment is $275.00 per business location that services customers.
Late fees: The Seller of Travel Law requires that a late fee be assessed at the rate of $5.00 per day for each day after the filing deadline, up to a maximum fee of $500. The filing deadline is ten days before your business Start Date; a late fee of $5 per day, up to a maximum of $500, must be paid for every day past that deadline, up to the date this application is submitted.
Calculation of fund assessment due:
Step 5 of 6
This is a summary of the information you have input so far. Select "edit" and make any changes required before submitting.
Step 1 - Contact and Login Information:
Step 2 - Primary Business Information:
Primary Contact Information
Renewal Notices by Mail:
Secondary Contact Information
Step 3 - Business Locations:
Primary Business Information
Additional DBA Names
Step 4 - Calculation of Fund Assessment due:
Total Amount Due:
Step 6 of 6
Terms & Conditions
By signing this application, you are certifying that you have read, understood, and will comply with all legal requirements governing participants in the Travel Consumer Restitution Plan, beginning at California Business and Professions Code section 17550.35 et seq. Specifically, you are acknowledging that under California Business and Professions Code section 17550.49, the Travel Consumer Restitution Corporation has the "authority and discretion to determine whether or not to seek recovery from a seller of travel of any amounts paid from the fund" for payments made to those persons who have purchased travel in California and have sustained a loss as defined in section 17550.37, subdivision (a).
I certify that we meet the requirements for participation in the Restitution Fund per Business & Professions Code Section 17550.36 of the California Seller of Travel Law.
I certify under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that either:
(1) This business has not yet advertised or sold air or sea transportation either separately or in conjunction with other travel services, or land or water vessel transportation, other than sea carriage, either separately or in conjunction with other travel services if the total charge to the passenger exceeds three hundred dollars ($300), the estimated business start date is as shown earlier on this application;
(2) The first date on which this business advertised or sold air or sea transportation either separately or in conjunction with other travel services, or land or water vessel transportation, other than sea carriage, either separately or in conjunction with other travel services if the total charge to the passenger exceeds three hundred dollars ($300) was as shown earlier on this application.
Your registration has been submitted successfully. Login Now
Your renewal has been submitted successfully.
Your profile has been updated successfully.
Participant Renewal Unavailable
Your membership is not eligible for renewal at this time. Renewal is not allowed until 45 days prior to your TCRC participation expiration date (or 75 days from your Seller of Travel (SOT) expiration date
Participant Renewal Pending
Your membership renewal is pending at this time.
The TCRC ID or SOT ID entered currently exists. Please login or contact TCRC for login information. Login Now
Assessment Fee(s): $0.00
Late Fee(s): $0.00
Total Amount Due: $0.00
Participant Payment Confirmation