What makes us better? We Verify.

2.1m Notices
$482b Secured
114k Releases
Credit Reports

When you order a credit report, are you getting construction specific data?

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Lien Rights

Why send a notice that may not secure your lien rights?

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Collections

Is your collection agency successful in getting you paid?

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  • Why Use BICA?

    The attention to our Signature Verification Service directly relates to your success in getting paid.

    You can speak with anyone at BICA—from the President to the IT Manager to your Notice Liaison—for any reason.

    Why send a Job Notice at all that won’t stand up when challenged?

  • Customized Statistics and Reports That Add Value

    Accurate lien deadlines are easy to provide.

    We’re committed to fulfilling the unique reporting needs of every member and every branch.

    We offer releases in all 50 states, Job Deadlines Reports, Recorded Documents and more.

  • In-Depth Research and Phone Calls That Get Results

    Our expertise gives credit managers the freedom to do their jobs by relying on us to do ours.

    We meet and exceed our internal Signature Verification Service on every project, every time.

    We know the right questions to ask, and we have the best resources to get you the right answers.

Biggest Notice Mistakes

They’re out there! And we know how to keep you from making them.

  • Have you ever lost lien rights?
  • Was the data on your Notice inaccurate?
  • Was your Notice sent timely?
  • Did it go to the correct Owner of Record?
  • Did you notify the tenant?

Are you at risk?

Trusting BICA Since 1903

It goes without saying, BICA’s long history serving the construction industry speaks volumes. Since 1903 our members have trusted our products and services to help them make sound credit decisions. BICA, through the many changes over the last century, has been the foundation for our members many credit-related successes.

The BICA Story

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Blog

The Art of Getting Paid

In both my construction law practice and in speaking to industry groups over the years, the most frequent questions relate to getting paid for work completed. Below are a few…

Relying Upon A General Contractor’s Lien

Often, subcontractors assume that if a general contractor liens a project that the subcontractor is protected by the general contractor’s lien. However, recent decisions from courts in Utah and in…

The History of “Why I Sign Every Check”

In 1930, a gallon of gas cost $0.10. The average price sticker on a new home read $7,145, and the typical working American earned a yearly salary just shy of…

The Importance of Keeping Your Contractors’ License Current

BICA Public Affairs REPORT– February 7, 2017, Contributed by Bret Barrow, Politico Group The Importance of Keeping Your Contractors License Current California law requires that all contractors operating in the…

2016 End of Year California Legislative Report

The California Legislature wrapped up the 2016 legislative session on August 31st and sent a last minute flurry of bills to the Governor’s office. Governor Brown spent his September reviewing…

Build On BICA…Build On Integrity

There are two definitions of the noun ‘integrity’ according to Merriam-Webster: ‘The quality of being honest and fair’ and ‘the state of being complete and whole’. Both have defined BICA…

  • 2.1m
    Preliminary Notices/
    NTOs Mailed
  • $482b
    Value of Lien Rights
    Preserved
  • 114k
    Free Lien Releases
    Last 12 Months