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Membership for Pawnbrokers in California

California Pawnbrokers Association (CAPA) invites secondhand dealers and pawnbrokers to join our association. CAPA provides members with information and resources that help you stay competitive in the pawn industry. We work for you and the interests of the pawn industry in California.

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Benefits of Your Membership to CAPA

California Pawnbrokers Association members get to be a part of a one-of-a-kind organization advocating for the interests of the pawn industry in California. A principle at the forefront of CAPA’s identity is maintaining ethical practices within the industry and ensuring that we adhere to all laws and regulations at the local, state, and federal levels.

To keep our members competitive and driven to offer the best services and practices, we provide a variety of benefits:
  • Quarterly industry newsletter
  • Expert regulatory and legislative development and industry support
  • Complete and annually updated Pawnshop Operations Handbook
  • Annual buyer’s guide and membership directory
  • A website that includes a “members only” reference section and listings for all members
  • Access to dozens of industry experts
  • Networking opportunities, including our informative and popular online discussion group
  • Advocacy for pawn businesses at federal, state, and local levels
  • 30 minutes of free consultation time with an industry-leading attorney (Valued at $1,200)
  • An extravagant Annual Convention & Exposition
  • And much more

Legal Resources with Your Membership

All members of CAPA get 30-minutes of legal consultation on a monthly basis—a benefit valued at $1,200!

“One of the many valuable benefits of being a member of CAPA is having access to FREE legal advice from one of the state’s most knowledgeable pawn operations attorneys.”

-Jan Schneider, CAPA President

Contact Information & Forms for Membership

For information about joining CAPA, contact:

Kim Andosca
California Pawnbrokers Association, Executive Director

One Capitol Mall, Suite 320 | Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-669-5322 | Fax: 916-444-7462

Download our application forms:

Member Application Form
Associate Vendor Members
Secondhand Dealer Membership

Join Us in Supporting the California Pawn Industry