Elevator Payments & Fees

Failure to pay invoice fees within 60 days of the notification will result in an additional penalty equal to 100% of the fees. In addition to the 100% penalty, failure to pay fees within 60 days of notification shall constitute cause for the Division to issue an Order Prohibiting Use of the conveyance. (Labor Code 7314 (c))

Elevator Companies who fail to pay fees owed to the Division within 60 days of notification will be subject to the 100% penalty stated above. The single point of contact identified by the Company will be notified by the Division regarding all fees owed. If payment is not received within 10 days, the company will be refused New and Alteration Inspections until payment is received.


Effective April 1, 2015, please send payments for inspections of new and altered conveyances to:

Department of Industrial Relations
DOSH - Elevator Permits
P.O. Box 511232
Los Angeles, CA 90051-3030


As required by Assembly Bill No. SB 84, codified at Labor Code section 7314, the fees for the annual and biennial inspection of conveyances required by Labor Code section 7304 were suspended for fiscal year 2015-16 on a one-time basis. This was effective July 1, 2015. Pursuant to Labor Code section 7314(f)(2), the fees for the annual and biennial inspection of conveyances has been suspended for the 2016-17 fiscal year:

  • The fee for the annual inspection of conveyances is suspended for any private sector conveyance or public entity conveyance with a permit that has expired or will expire between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017, regardless of when the annual inspection is performed.

    You may use the Request for Inspection form to request an annual inspection. Email or fax your form to the Elevator Unit district office that serves your city. The district offices are listed on the Contact the Cal/OSHA Elevator Unit page. To identify which district office serves your city, click on the link at the bottom of the contact page.

  • If your conveyance has a two-year permit (for conveyances subject to a full maintenance service contract, as provided by Labor Code section 7304) please contact the Elevator Unit at sanjoseelevator@dir.ca.gov or (408) 362-2120 to obtain an additional suspension of the biennial inspection. For information about two-year permits, see the Elevator Permits page.

Elevator Fees

For a list of fees for inspections, permits, and certifications, see our Fee Schedule.

Elevator Invoice Payment Options

You can pay by credit card, electronic funds transfer (EFT), or check:

Payment By Credit Card - (extra service fee for credit cards) Payment By Electronic Funds Transfer Payment By Check

Payment Status Inquiries


To expedite our response to your payment status inquiry, please have the following information ready when contacting us.

Check EFT Credit Card
  • Invoice number(s)
  • Amount paid
  • Check No(s).
  • Address check was remitted
  • Copy of front and back of check(s) – if check(s) cleared
  • Invoice number(s)
  • Amount paid
  • Confirmation No.
  • Transaction or process date
  • Invoice number(s)
  • Amount paid
  • Confirmation No.
  • Transaction or process date
  • Card type and last 4 numbers of card

Contact Information for Payment Status Inquiries:

Email: conveyance-invoice_inquiry@dir.ca.gov
Fax: (916) 263-0181 ATTN: Cris Moore
Phone: (916) 263-2130

Where can I request a W-9 form?

Please email your request to DIRW9Inquiry@dir.ca.gov and specify which collection unit and/or type of fee you will be paying.

August 2016