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Resident & Nonresident Individual Producers 

Resident Individuals

 

How to Apply for a License

Complete Prelicensing Education.  Individuals must complete an approved course of education in the fields of insurance for which they apply within two years prior to applying for a license.  Candidates must satisfactorily complete twenty (20) hours of education per line of authority.  For a list of prelicensing courses, conduct a search on Sircon.


Register and Study for an Exam.  Within one year prior to applying for a license, register for an examination and obtain exam content outlines through Pearson VUE.  


Submit Fingerprints.  Make a reservation for digital fingerprints through IdentoGo by MorphoTrust, USA.  Fingerprints are required for a criminal history background check.

 

Submit an Application and Pay the Application Fee.  Resident individuals applying for a producer license must apply electronically through Sircon.  The State licensing fee is $185.  The vendor may charge transaction fees in addition to the state fee.  Licensing fees are nonrefundable. 


Upload Required Documents.  Upload to the application the Fingerprint Background Waiver, the fingerprint receipt and any supporting documentation for the application.   


Affiliation Requirements:

A producer of insurance representing an agency must be affiliated prior to selling, soliciting, or negotiating insurance on the agency’s behalf. Affiliations may be requested during the individual license application process and may be created and maintained through Sircon.


The affiliation fee is $50 and renews triennially with the individual’s producer license.

Applicant for Variable Annuities:

A producer applying to sell variable annuities or variable life insurance must be registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and must hold an active producer license with life line of authority.

Appointment Requirements:

A producer contracted with an insurer must be appointed within 15 days after the contract is executed or within 15 days of the license being issued by the Division. 

Exemption from Pre-Licensing Education

Persons with at least ten (10) years employment with an insurer in underwriting or adjusting claims or a person who has been licensed for ten (10) out of the last fifteen (15) years may be eligible for an exemption.  The exemption from pre-licensing education requirements must be submitted to the Division via a PE Exemption Request Form.


How to Print Your License

Applicants may print a license through Sircon at no addition charge for 30 days after the license has been issued.  A transaction fee will apply for licenses printed after the first 30 days.


Continuing Education Requirements

Resident producers are required to complete continuing education (CE).  Individuals must complete 30 hours of CE during the license term and prior to the expiration of the license.   Three of the hours must be in ethics.  To find CE courses for your line of authority, visit Sircon for an Education Lookup Tool.

CE Exemptions for Producers

Licensed Producers may be eligible for an exemption from continuing education if the producer:

  • has earned and continues to maintain a designation as a chartered property casualty underwriter (CPCU), chartered life underwriter (CLU), certified insurance counselor (CIC), certified financial planner (CFP) or chartered financial consultant (ChFC) or
  • has been continuously licensed as an insurance producer for 20 years.  

To request an exemption, submit the Exemption Request Form 

Renewal Information

To renew a license, a licensee must complete the continuing education requirements and submit an electronic renewal application and renewal fee through Sircon.  



Nonresident Individual Requirements

How to Apply for a License

Nonresident individuals applying for a producer license must apply electronically through Sircon or NIPR. Electronic transaction fees apply.  The licensing fee is $185, plus online processing fees. Applicants requiring an agency affiliation must pay an additional $50 for each affiliation. 


How to Print Your License.


License printing is available through Sircon. 


Applicants applying through Sircon may print their license online for free for up to 30 days after the license is issued. 

Applicant for Variable Annuities:

A producer applying to sell variable annuities or variable life insurance must be registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

Affiliation Requirements:

A producer of insurance representing an agency must be affiliated prior to selling, soliciting, or negotiating insurance on the agency’s behalf. Affiliations may be requested during an individual license application, created and later maintained online through Sircon. The affiliation fee is $50 and renews triennially with the individual’s producer license.

Appointment Requirements:

A producer contracted with an insurer must be appointed within 15 days after the contract is executed or within 15 days of the license being issued by the Division.