Urgent Louisiana Processing Message: Louisiana Agency RLR Applications have been turned OFF until Further Notice due to a technical issue. This message will be removed once they are once again available. Agencies may renew their license through Louisiana DOI's website.
Urgent Hawaii Processing Message: Hawaii license reactivations, for licenses that have been inactive for two years or less through NIPR, are currently delayed until further notice.
Alabama: License numbers will no longer include the beginning alpha character or any leading zeros. Example: "A012345" will be "12345" or "A001234" will be "1234".
California Renewals for Resident Licensing (RLR): Due to California implementing CE changes resident renewals will not be available from Friday November 1, 2013 to Monday November 4, 2013. If you have any questions, please contact NIPR at email@example.com.
Connecticut Applicants: The State of Connecticut Insurance Department is pleased to announce that licensees will now have the ability to print their own licenses free of charge. We will no longer mail hard copies of licenses, effective December 1, 2010.
The Print-A-License option may be found under “Verify a License” on our website at http://www.catalog.state.ct.us/cid/CLIC/VerifyLicense.aspx
Please contact the Licensing Unit at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Delaware Renewal Applicants: DE license numbers are 7 digits. If you received a renewal notice with a license number that has only 6 digits, please add a 0 to the beginning of your license number when signing in to renew your license.
Illinois Navigator Certificate License Class: Illinois DOI requires proof that the Navigator Federal Training was taken before issuing a Navigator license. Please scan and email a copy of the transaction receipt with the resident license transaction number on it and a copy of the certificate of completion of the entire federal training provided at the end of the online training course to the Illinois Department of Insurance. This step is necessary in order to confirm applicant completion of the federal training program. Please submit Documentation by fax to the IL DOI at 217-557-8455 or by email to DOI.Licensing@illinois.gov .
Kansas Applicants: Please be advised the Resident Licensing and Renewal applications are currently open for Excess Lines only.
Maryland Residents: When entering license number on NIPR applications, please do not include the prefix/Alpha characters (example RPI)or the leading zeros. Here is example 9998989 of what it should look like.
Michigan: Michigan license numbers for individuals will be the same as the National Producer Numbers (NPNs), which can be found by visiting https://pdb.nipr.com/html/PacNpnSearch.html.
Business Entity License Numbers will be the Michigan state-specific System ID number. To look up the Michigan state-specific System ID, use the Insurance Agency Locator found at: http://www.michigan.gov/difs/0,5269,7-303-13251_13262---,00.html
Michigan: Adjuster, Solicitor, and Counselor applicants may no longer renew through the NIPR website. These applicants should visit the state’s website for information. Michigan Surplus Lines applicants may continue to renew through NIPR.
Mississippi adjuster licenses: All adjuster licenses expire May 31st of each year, regardless of the application date. No license can be issued for more than a 12-month period.
Missouri Applicants: MO application fees are NON REFUNDABLE. Avoid these common errors, which result in non-refundable payment of fees.
Nebraska Applicants: Nebraska no longer mails licenses to Insurance Producers. Licensees can print their own licenses via www.statebasedsystems.com. Nebraska license numbers for individuals will be the same as the National Producer Numbers (NPNs), which can be found by visiting https://pdb.nipr.com/html/PacNpnSearch.html.
New Jersey Applicants:New Jersey no longer mails licenses to Insurance Producers and Public Adjusters. Licensees can print their own licenses via www.statebasedsystems.com
North Carolina Business Entities: For the North Carolina resident business entities renewals – the business entity license number is the FEIN number entered without dashes.
North Carolina Resident Producers: North Carolina uses your national producer number (NPN)as your license number. You may be required to provide your NPN to perform electronic processes through NIPR based on this transition and other states' business rules. If you do not know your NPN, you may access this information at the following link: https://pdb.nipr.com/html/PacNpnSearch.html
North Carolina Renewals: If you are applying to renew a NC resident license for an individual, the license number and NPN are identical (do not use leading zeros on the license number). If you are applying to renew a license for a business entity, use the Federal ID (FEIN) number without the dash.
Some adjuster renewals may not be available due to technical difficulties. This issue will be resolved on March 14, 2014.
North Dakota Renewal Applicants:
Ohio Applicants: Continuing education (CE) credits, if required, must be completed before a renewal application is submitted. Renewal applications cannot be processed by the Department until education requirements are complete. Click here to view your CE Transcript.
To obtain a printed copy of your license, after your application is processed, please visit the Department’s website at www.insurance.ohio.gov and click on the “Print My License” button. There is no charge to print your license.
South Carolina Agency Late Renewal Applicants: All agency late renewals must be completed by paper application. The late renewal application is located on the South Carolina DOI website http://doi.sc.gov.
South Carolina Adjuster Renewal Applicants: Beginning 8/1/2013 and through 8/31/2013, adjusters may renew their license through the NIPR electronic application. A renewal between 7/1/2013 through 7/31/2013 must be completed through the South Carolina home page which is located at http://doi.sc.gov. From this page, Adjusters must then select "Online Services". Under the General Public heading, select "Renew Individual License."
South Carolina Adjuster Reinstatement Applicants: Effective immediately, beginning 9/1 of the odd year, adjusters can no longer reinstate their adjuster license through the NIPR website. All adjuster reinstatements must go through the SCDOI's website
Tennessee Residents: If your TN license number begins with any leading zero(s), please remove these when entering your license number on the sign-in page. If you include the leading zero(s), you will not be able to sign-in.
Vermont: Vermont Producer Type License Renewal Notices for 2013 will be sent out electronically from our vendor, Vertafore (formerly Sircon), around January 31, 2013. You will not be able to renew until after that date. The instructions for renewal will be within the electronic transmission.
The Department has received a number of inquiries from insurers asking if Vermont law provides an exception to the adjuster licensing requirement if the individual adjusting is a staff adjuster of the insurer. The answer is no, there is no exception for the adjuster licensing requirement, unless the insurer is a Vermont domestic fire or casualty company. See Title 8 V.S.A. § 4791(3). Insurers should review their licensing protocols to ensure their adjusters handling Vermont claims are properly licensed. For information about how to obtain a license, go to www.vermontinsuranceagent.info.
Virginia Nonstandard License Renewal Notice: Virginia resident and nonresident Surplus Lines Broker, Consultant and Viatical Settlement Broker licenses must be renewed annually prior to July 1. The online renewal process will be available approximately 90 days prior to June 30. Non-renewed licenses terminate June 30. All other Virginia licenses are perpetual.
Virginia Public Adjuster License Renewal Notice: Each licensed public adjuster must submit a renewal application and pay a nonrefundable application processing fee of $250 every 24 months from the date of issuance of the initial license. Resident individual public adjusters will be assessed a $15 nonrefundable CE processing fee when renewal applications are submitted. The license of a resident individual public adjuster shall not be renewed if the public adjuster has failed to satisfy the CE requirements. The online renewal process will be available approximately 90 days prior to the license expiration date.
West Virginia Renewals - Your West Virginia license number has been changed to your National Producer Number (NPN). If you do not know your NPN, you can find it using the National Producer Number (NPN) Access application (https://pdb.nipr.com/html/PacNpnSearch.html). This link is also located on the bottom, left-hand corner of the NIPR home page (www.nipr.com). Please remove any leading zeros from the NPN.
West Virginia Business Entities: When entering your West Virginia license number, please remove any leading zeros.
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To successfully participate in electronic resident licensing you must:
You can search for your national producer number using the hyperlink next to the NPN field.