Consumer Referral Line

619-531-3507 (recorded information)
Consumer Protection Unit
Consumer Tips
Consumer Resources

  • If you need legal advice or referral to an attorney, please contact the San Diego County Bar Association Referral Service at 619-231-8585.
  • If your complaint involves a private matter and the loss is less than $5,000.00, contact the Small Claims Advisor at 619-236-2700.
  • If your complaint involves a building contractor, licensed or unlicensed, please call the Contractors State License Board at 800-321-2752.
  • If your complaint involves the purchase of a new or used motor vehicle, contact the Department of Motor Vehicles at 858-627-3951.
  • If your complaint involves the repair of a motor vehicle, contact the Bureau of Automotive Repair at 760-439-0942.
  • If your complaint involves a solicitation by mail, contact the U.S. Postal Inspector at 619-233-0610.
  • If your complaint involves a solicitation by telephone, contact the U.S. Postal Inspector at 626-405-1200.
  • If your complaint involves labor violations, contact the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement at 619-220-5451.
  • If your complaint involves sweepstakes, prize notifications, banks and privacy issues, contact the State Attorney General's Office at 619-645-2001.
  • If your complaint involves utility companies, movers, limousines, buses or taxis, call the Public Utilities Commission at 800-649-7570.
  • If your complaint involves scanner overcharges, and short weight or volume on products for sale, call Department of Weights and Measures at 858-694-2778.
  • If your complaint involves a doctor, licensed or unlicensed, call the Medical Board, Central Complaint Unit at 800-633-2322.