Service Agent Program

Each company and person who for hire, award, commission, or any other payment of any kind, repairs a commercial weighing or measuring device is required to register with the Division of Measurement Standards (DMS) as a service agency (company) or a service agent (individual). In order to register, agents must obtain a license by passing an online examination administered by DMS.

Placed in Service Report: 

Agencies/agents who repair a device in Sacramento County must notify our department by submitting a placed in service report within 24 hours. The Placed in Service Report may be e-mailed to ​​ or faxed to (916) 875-6150. View an example of a Placed in Service Report. 


Weights and Measures inspectors may issue a violation to the service agency/agent for any improper or incorrect repair. Repeat violations my result in license suspension or revocation. 

Service tag used at inspections 

​​Additional Resources:​


Agricultural Commissioner & Weights/Measures
4137 Branch Center Road (Map)
Sacramento, CA 95827
916-875-6603 or ​e-mail​

​Office Hours:
8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (closed from​ noon - 1 p.m.)​