California MIP Law

Have you been cited with an MIP in the State of California? If so, we have the information you’ve been looking for. We can provide you with CA MIP laws, penalties and solutions. Everything was made easy and convenient so you can focus on your driving record.


California MIP law states that it is unlawful for any person under the age of 21 to purchase, consume, posses, or hold an unopened container of alcohol.

The Penalties

First Offense

  • Fines: At least $250 plus court costs.
  • Impact on License: 1 year suspension of driver’s license.
  • Community Service: Between 24 to 32 hours.

Second Offense

  • Fine: A maximum of $500.
  • Community Service: Between 36 to 48 hours.
  • *Note: Other penalties may be applied by the court.

The Solution

  • Comply with your court orders and follow all requirements.
  • Consult with a qualified attorney.

Our online classes are ideal for anyone with a busy schedule or if your license has been suspended. Work independently at your own pace. Whether it’s an 8 hour or a 24 hour course, we are here to help. Contact us with any questions, or enroll in a CA MIP class today!

Minor in Possession Classes

Class Price
8 Hour (Level 1) MIP Class $149 Register Now Register
12 Hour (Level 2) MIP Class $199 Register Now Register
16 Hour (Level 2) MIP Class $249 Register Now Register
24 Hour (Level 3) MIP Class $319 Register Now Register

What payment methods do you accept?

You can pay for your MIP class by either credit card or e-check. We accept payments by phone or our secure SSL encrypted payment-processing service.

What is the cost of the MIP classes?

The price of each class varies. Please see below:

  • 8-Hour (Level 1) MIP Class – $149.00
  • 12-Hour (Level 2) MIP Class – $199.00
  • 16-Hour (Level 2) MIP Class – $249.00
  • 24-Hour (Level 3) MIP Class – $319.00

All courses include free enrollment processing and free certificate shipping.

How do I access the course materials?

After you complete the registration process (including creating your log-in credentials), you will receive access to the online MIP class. The program can be completed directly from our website, entirely online.

Can I take a break or change computers?

Yes. If you want a break from the program (you will need one, especially if you have enrolled in one of the longer programs), simply log out. You can then log-in from any device.

How do I receive my Certificate of Completion?

Your Certificate of Completion for the California MIP course will be shipped to you, free of charge. If you would like expedited shipping, we offer it. How much time does it take to complete the MIP class? We offer 8-Hour, 12-Hour, 16-Hour and 24-Hour online Minor-in-Possession courses. The amount of time that it takes to complete the course will depend on the course you are enrolled in.

What are the requirements to pass? Can I retake the test?

To pass the California MIP course, you must score at least 80 percent or higher on the final exam. If you do not pass the final exam on your first try, our course allows you to retake it as many times as needed.

California MIP Laws

Learn the underage drinking laws and penalties in California.

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