Commercial Identification Cards

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The Commercial Identification Card (CID) card is for purposes of identification only, and is not intended to grant permission to any cardholder to enter onto any specific leasehold within the Ventura Harbor to perform a commercial activity, and must be renewed annually expiring on June 30th of each year.

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Please note the following mandatory requirements:

  • The application fee is $200.00 (plus $25 for each additional employee)
  • A current City of Ventura Business License (payment receipt okay until City sends you a final copy).
  • If you have employees, you must provide proof that you carry Workers Compensation insurance
  • A current Certificate of Insurance to comply as follows:
    • Commercial General Liability “occurrence” coverage in the amount of $1,000,000 combined single limit (CSL) bodily injury and property damage for each occurrence
    • Proof of auto insurance for you and all employees driving to the Harbor.
    • The additional insured (ADDL INSR) column is check marked for both Commercial General Liability and Automobile Liability.
    • Attached to the COI, an Endorsement to the Policy page naming the Ventura Port District as additional insured for both Commercial General Liability and Automobile Liability – This is MOST IMPORTANT. If this is not attached, you are not incompliance with insurance requirements.
    • The correct name and address of the Certificate Holder/Additional Insured is: Ventura Port District, 1603 Anchors Way Drive, Ventura, CA  93001

Your insurance agent/broker may provide evidence of your compliance with the Indemnity-Insurance section of your Application with the Ventura Port District via one of these methods:

U.S. Mail:
Jessica Rauch c/o Ventura Port District
1603 Anchors Way Dr.
Ventura, CA  93001-4229

Failure to provide this documentation as noted above will be considered a default of your CID application and will result in the NON-ISSUANCE of a CID card.