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Attention Arizona Non-Resident Adjuster Applicants: Effective immediately, Arizona Non-Resident Adjuster licenses will no longer be available electronically until further notice. Please submit all non-resident adjuster license applications directly to the state via paper application. The following website provides instructions on applying by paper:

Attention Illinois Reinstatement Applicants: Reinstatements for non-resident licenses are not available electronically through NIPR at this time. If you would like to reinstate your expired IL non-resident license please submit a completed paper application and fee of $500.00, payable to the Director of Insurance. Mail completed application to Illinois Department of Insurance, 320 West Washington Street, Springfield, Illinois, 62767. Please allow 30 days upon receipt for processing paper applications.

Attention New Jersey Applicants: New Jersey no longer mails licenses to Insurance Producers and Public Adjusters. Licensees can print their own licenses via

  • To be assured all information has been received and loaded onto our licensing system, please wait 24 hours after a transaction is approved by the Department to print the license.

Attention Alaska applicants: Effective immediately, the Alaska Division of Insurance has implemented on online process through our website that allows individuals and business entities (firms) to access and print their own license certificate, at no cost, from the convenience of a personal computer.

ANY person that filed an application request after May 11, 2011 that resulted in a issuance of a new or a change to an existing license will be able to view and print their license certificate online at Licensees that have a valid email address will receive electronic notification that their request has been processed and the new license certificate may be accessed and printed online. For licensees that do not have a valid email address, the division will continue to print and mail a license certificate.

Attention Oklahoma Applicants: Due to Conversion to State Based Systems, starting Friday, May 27th, at 6AM CDT, the Non-Resident License application will be shut off for Oklahoma. This application is tentatively scheduled to be turned back on at 8AM CDT on June 20th.

Attention 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..

Attention Resident North Carolina 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:

NC 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. If you receive a message stating you cannot have a PO box as your business address, this is being displayed in error and on March 26, 2010 this issue will be resolved. In the meantime, if you are applying to renew a license for an individual, please go to, correct the address, wait 48 hours, and then renew the license; if you are renewing a license for a business entity, please contact the North Carolina licensing department to pay your renewal fee.

Attention MI residents: Individual applicants license numbers are their SSN.

Attention Tennessee Resident Applicants: If your TN license number begins with a 0, please do not include the leading zero when entering your license number on the sign-in page. If you include the leading 0, you will not be able to sign-in.

Please be aware that NIPR applications may not perform correctly when using Internet Explorer 6 or lower. If you experience an error, please consider upgrading to the supported browsers Internet Explorer 7 or 8 or Mozilla Firefox versions 2 or 3.

Attention Missouri Applicants: MO application fees are NON REFUNDABLE. Avoid these common errors, which result in non-refundable payment of fees.

  1. Applicant marked the incorrect line of authority when completing the application.
  2. Applicant applied for an agency license that was already held by the agency.
  3. Applicant completed two identical applications.
  4. Applicant applied for a license they are not required to hold.
  5. Applicant applied for a license they were not qualified to hold.

Attention Illinois licensees: PDB is displaying identical locations for residence, business and mailing addresses for a select number of IL producers and business entities. If you are experiencing this issue and your license is active, you may use the Address Change Request application ( to edit the addresses on PDB for no charge. If your license is inactive and you would still like to correct or edit these addresses, you must reinstate your IL license and have it show as active on PDB before using the ACR application to make these changes.

Attention Illinois Business Entity Applicants: Your IL license number has been changed from the entity's FEIN to a number generated by SBS. If you do not know your new license number, you can find it using the following link:

Attention Illinois Residents: Your IL 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 ( This link is also located on the bottom, left-hand corner of the NIPR home page ( Please remove any leading zeros from the NPN.

South Carolina producer renewal is by Birth Month. Please do not try to renew/reinstate your SC producer license by completing a new application if your license is inactive for reason Lapse, Denied, Revoked or Suspended. You will need to reinstate your producer license on the South Carolina Department of Insurance's website at If you have any questions, please contact the SCDOI at 803-737-6095.

NY - Attention New York Non-Resident Applicants: Applicants that do not have a Date of Birth on PDB for their resident state currently cannot apply electronically via the NIPR Non-Resident Licensing website. New York will temporarily accept paper applications for these individuals. Please use the NY paper application. These applications may be found at:

Designated Producers: May not apply for a license if they have previously held the license in NY. Company appointments will no longer be required before NY can issue a Life Agent or Property Agent license. Sponsoring Insurance companies have 15 days from the date the agency contract is executed or the first insurance application is submitted.

NY NRL Applicants – If you previously held a license, resident or non-resident, in the state of New York, you will need to send a paper application to the state at this time. If you are not sure if you ever had a license in NY, please contact the NY Dept of Insurance to verify.

NE applicants: Please be sure you are applying for the correct license class and line of authority when completing an online application through NIPR. Recently, many business entity applicants have erroneously applied for an Agency - Surplus Lines license when intending to apply for an Agency license.

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"

NC-Attention Business Entities, in order to apply for a license through NIPR, you must enter your FEIN as your license number, without a dash.

Attention NH applicants: Effective April 1, 2009, The State of New Hampshire WILL NOT mail a paper license to you. To obtain one free print of your paper license, and to view Continuing Education Transcripts without charge, visit our website,, and select ""SBS CONNECT"". You may need to wait 24 hours after receiving this message to print a license.

IN - Indiana offers both combined and separate lines of authority for Life, Accident & Health and Property & Casualty. DO NOT apply for both combination and separate authorities. Please check the state website to verify any active authorities.

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To successfully participate in electronic non-resident licensing you must:

  • Hold an Active Resident License in one of the Home States participating in the National Insurance Producer Registry's Producer Database (PDB). (Home States)  
  • Make application to one of the following States: (NRL States)  
  • Provide your Social Security Number. (This is a required data field when completing the Non-Resident Uniform Application.)  
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  • Use one of the following credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, American Express  
  • Accept the Terms of Use displayed when you click on BEGIN.
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