ALABAMA Non-Resident Licensing for Individuals

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State Announcements

Beginning on December 15, 2015, Proof of U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants and licensees.  Proof may be submitted using this link: https://aldoi.gov/LicenseeCZ/Initial.aspx.  Proof is required in accordance with the Beason-Hammon Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act.  Citizenship verification is required of ALL APPLICANTS.  There are sixteen different identifiers, including your official driver’s license, any one of which can be used as proof.  Your license will not be renewed or issued until this documentation is received.  If information is not received within 10 days your application will be rejected.  Please note:  fees paid are non-refundable.

 

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Primary Rules (Individual)

Response Question
Yes Accepts initial license for individuals electronically.
Yes Accepts major lines of authority.
Yes Accepts limited lines of authority.
Yes Accepts surplus lines for individuals.
Yes Applicant can add lines of authority (amend) to an existing active license.
Yes Applicant can reinstate/reapply through NIPR's Non-Resident License (NRL) Application.
Yes License printing available electronically.

License Printing

To print your license, click the state on NIPR's Producer Licensing Map.

Business Rules (Individual)

Applicant must be eighteen (18) years old or older as determined from the applicant's date of birth.

The Residence Address for Individuals cannot be a P.O. Box.

If applicant holds a Surety line of authority (LOA) in their resident state, applicant should use Alabama's Non-Resident Reciprocal-Surety line of authority as the equivalent.

Service Representative license class requires an appointment before transacting business.

Applicants may not apply for or hold Portable Electronics Insurance Small and Large simultaneously.

Alabama Citizenship Law

  • Under Alabama Act no. 2011-535, an alien who is not lawfully present in the United States and who is not defined as an alien eligible for public benefits under 8 U.S.C. § 1621(a) or 8 U.S.C. § 1641 shall not receive any state or local public benefits, including a professional or commercial license provided by an agency of state government.
  • Any person who knowingly makes a false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or representation in a declaration of United States citizenship commits perjury in the second degree, a Class A misdemeanor punishable by a definite term of imprisonment in the county jail or to hard labor for the county of not more than one year and a definite fine not exceeding $6,000. Alabama Act no. 2011-535, § 7(h).
  • Eligibility will be verified through the Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements program operated within the United States Department of Homeland Security.

Beginning on December 15, 2015, Proof of U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants and licensees.  Proof may be submitted using this link: https://aldoi.gov/LicenseeCZ/Initial.aspx.  Proof is required in accordance with the Beason-Hammon Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act.  Citizenship verification is required of ALL APPLICANTS.  There are sixteen different identifiers, including your official driver's license, any one of which can be used as proof.  Your license will not be renewed or issued until this documentation is received.  If information is not received within 10 days your application will be rejected.  Please note:  fees paid are non-refundable.

If applicant responds "yes" to one of the background questions please submit supporting documents electronically via NIPR's Attachments Warehouse. The documents may also be submitted to the state via mail, email, or fax.

Please note: There may be a variance of a day or two (2) between the effective date communicated in the email response generated from NIPR's online application and the actual effective date assigned by the state of Alabama. The actual effective date will be submitted to the Producer Database (PDB) and printed on your license. To verify the effective date, you may also visit the state.


State Offerings (Individual)

Please note that license class names can vary by state.

License Class Line of Authority (LOA)
Producer Life
Producer Health
Producer Property
Producer Casualty
Producer Personal Lines
Producer Variable Annuity & Variable Life
Producer Credit
Producer Rental Vehicle
Producer Crop
Producer Travel
Producer Dental Services
Producer Legal Services
Producer Bail Bond
Producer Motor Club
Producer Non-Resident Reciprocal - Surety
Service Representative Property
Service Representative Casualty
Service Representative Personal Lines
Surplus Line Broker None
Portable Electronics Small None
Portable Electronics Large None

* Applications for Other lines of authority will defer to state for approval.

License Fees (Individual)

Fees shown are state fees only. These fees do not include NIPR transaction fees.

License Class / LOA Combination Fee * Reinstatement Fee Amendment Fee
Producer / All LOAs $80.00 $80.00 $80.00
Service Representative / All LOAs $0.00
License fee will be included in appointment fee.
$0.00
License fee will be included in appointment fee.
$0.00
License fee will be included in appointment fee.
Surplus Lines Broker / None $230.00 $230.00 N/A
Portable Electronics Insurance Small / None $100.00 $100.00 N/A
Portable Electronics Insurance Large / None $1,000.00 $1,000.00 N/A

* Per application.  

Contacts

Last Update: 12/22/2016

ALABAMA Non-Resident Licensing for Business Entities

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State Announcements

Beginning on December 15, 2015, Proof of U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants and licensees.  Proof may be submitted using this link: https://aldoi.gov/LicenseeCZ/Initial.aspx.  Proof is required in accordance with the Beason-Hammon Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act.  Citizenship verification is required of ALL APPLICANTS.  There are sixteen different identifiers, including your official driver’s license, any one of which can be used as proof.  Your license will not be renewed or issued until this documentation is received.  If information is not received within 10 days your application will be rejected.  Please note:  fees paid are non-refundable.

 

For more information, click here.

Primary Rules (Business Entity)

Response Question
Yes Accepts initial license for business entities electronically.
Yes Accepts major lines of authority.
Yes Accepts limited lines of authority.
Yes Accepts surplus lines for business entities.
Yes Applicant can add lines of authority (amend) to an existing active license.
Yes Applicant can reinstate/reapply through NIPR's Non-Resident License (NRL) Application.
Yes License printing available electronically.

License Printing

To print your license, click the state on NIPR's Producer Licensing Map.

Business Rules (Business Entity)

Business entities must be a legal business types:

  • Partnership
  • Limited Liability Company
  • Limited Liability Partnership
  • Corporation

The business Address for Business Entities cannot be a P.O. Box.

Applicant must be registered with the Alabama Secretary of State. Applicants will be contacted by the state if the registration is not in place; and fees will not be refunded. The designated producer(s) must currently hold the lines of authority requested on the business entity application. The application will be declined and fees not refunded, if the designated producer(s) is not licensed at the time of application. Please check the state website to make sure designated producers are currently licensed.

Business Entity, Surplus Line Broker Agency applicants must provide at least one officer and director.

At least one (1) Designated Responsible Licensed Producer (DRLP) must be provided on the application.

All Designated Responsible Licensed Producers provided must have an active Alabama License.

Designated Responsible Licensed Producers provided on the application must cumulatively cover the Lines of Authority being applied for.

At least one (1) Designated Responsible Licensed Producer entered for Portable Electronics Insurance Small must actively be licensed as a Portable Electronics Insurance Small in AL. 

At least one (1) Designated Responsible Licensed Producer entered for Portable Electronics Insurance Large must actively hold a Portable Electronics Insurance Large in AL. 

Applicants may not apply for or hold Portable Electronics Insurance Small and Large simultaneously.

Applicants who actively hold any of the separate Lines of Authority: Property and Casualty (excluding Workers' Compensation and Crop), Workers' Compensation or Crop cannot apply for Property and Casualty (including Workers' Compensation and Crop) Line of Authority.

Applicants who actively hold a Property and Casualty (including Workers' Compensation and Crop) Line of Authority cannot apply for the separate Property and Casualty (excluding Workers' Compensation and Crop), Workers' Compensation or Crop Line of Authority.

If applicant responds "yes" to one of the background questions please submit supporting documents electronically via NIPR's Attachments Warehouse. The documents may also be submitted to the state via mail, email, or fax.

Please note: There may be a variance of a day or two (2) between the effective date communicated in the email response generated from NIPR's online application and the actual effective date assigned by the state of Alabama. The actual effective date will be submitted to the Producer Database (PDB) and printed on your license. To verify the effective date, you may also visit the state.


State Offerings (Business Entity)

License Class Line of Authority (LOA) DRLP Required
Business Entity Producer Life Yes
Business Entity Producer Health Yes
Business Entity Producer Property Yes
Business Entity Producer Casualty Yes
Business Entity Producer Personal Lines Yes
Business Entity Producer Variable Annuity & Variable Life Yes
Business Entity Producer Credit Yes
Business Entity Producer Rental Vehicle Yes
Business Entity Producer Crop Yes
Business Entity Producer Travel Yes
Business Entity Producer Dental Services Yes
Business Entity Producer Legal Services Yes
Business Entity Producer Bail Bond Yes
Business Entity Producer Motor Club Yes
Surplus Line Broker Agency None Yes
Adjuster Crop Yes
Adjuster Property and Casualty (excluding Workers' Compensation and Crop) Yes
Adjuster Property and Casualty (including Workers' Compensation and Crop) Yes
Adjuster Workers' Compensation Yes
Portable Electronics Insurance Small None No
Portable Electronics Insurance Large None No

* Applications for Other lines of authority will defer to state for approval.

License Fees (Business Entity)

Fees shown are state fees only. These fees do not include NIPR transaction fees.

License Class / LOA Combination Fee * Reinstatement Fee Amendment Fee
Business Entity Producer / All LOAs $130.00 $130.00 $130.00
Adjuster / All LOAs $230.00 $230.00 $230.00
Surplus Line Broker Agency / None $530.00 $530.00 N/A
Portable Electronics Insurance Small / None $100.00 $100.00 N/A
Portable Electronics Insurance Large / None $1,000.00 $1,000.00 N/A

* Per application.

Contacts

Last Update: 12/22/2016

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