San Francisco, CA – The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) will enforce lien claimants’ use of a Uniform Assigned Name (UAN) beginning June 25, 2016. This is a uniform naming convention which ensures that parties are properly associated to cases in EAMS. The UAN is currently used by attorneys, claims administrators and lien claimants.
Effective June 25, 2016, lien claimants must use their UAN when filing a Notice and Request for Allowance of Lien and Application for Adjudication or their attempt to do so will result in failure. This requirement applies to all filing methods (OCR, EForm, and JET). It is advised that all lien claimants check the UAN Lien Claimants search page to verify their exact UAN name that must be used when filing documents.
Lien claimants who do not have a UAN should email the Central Registration Unit at CRU@dir.ca.gov. Please include an attachment with your business letterhead in the email request. The new assigned name or information will be posted within 10 business days of receipt of the request.
Source: CA DWC