ARKANSAS Resident License Renewal for Individuals

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for Arkansas at this time.

Primary Rules (Individual)

Response Question
Yes Accepts renewals for individuals electronically.
Yes Accepts renewals for major lines of authority.
Yes Accepts renewals for limited lines of authority.
Yes Accepts renewals for surplus lines for individuals.
Yes Applicant can late renew through NIPR's Resident License Renewal (RLR) Application.
No Partial renewals allowed.
Yes License printing available electronically.

License Printing

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

Renewal Period (Individual)

License Class Renewal Period Begins Renewal Period Ends
All Individual License Classes Fifty (50) days prior to expiration. Expires on date of birth.

See Fees section for CE renewal information.

Business Rules (Individual)

Individual licenses expire on the birth date, not at the end of their birth month.

No partial renewals are allowed. Applicant must renew all lines actively held in Arkansas that are offered electronically through NIPR.

If the licensee does not renew their viatical broker individual license class by the license expiration date, the applicant must reapply through the resident license (RL) application. No late renewals are allowed for this license class.

Late renewals are allowed if:

  • after license expiration date and
  • up to 12 months past license expiration date

Life Settlement Producer may only renew electronically if they renew their Arkansas insurance producer license at the same time.

Renewal for the crop adjuster license class is not required if original license effective date on PDB is between August 1 and September 30 of the same year the renewal is due.

Surplus lines insurance producer renewal is not due if obtained after November 1 annually.

CE is required for the below license classes before a renewal will be allowed:

  • Adjuster
  • Title Agent 
  • Certified Application Counselor
  • Exchange Producer 
  • IPA Guide 
  • Navigator
  • Insurance producer who hold a major line of authority (LOA) of:
    • Accident Health & Sickness
    • Casualty
    • Life
    • Personal Lines
    • Property

Arkansas does not have a renewal grace period. The renewal is due on the expiration date of the license.

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.

State Offerings (Individual)

Please note that license class names can vary by state.

License Class Line of Authority (LOA)
Adjuster Casualty
Adjuster Property
Adjuster Workers Compensation
Certified Application Counselor None
Consultant Accident Health & Sickness
Consultant Casualty
Consultant Credit
Consultant Crop
Consultant Funeral Expense
Consultant Health Maintenance Dental
Consultant Health Maintenance Org
Consultant Life
Consultant Marine
Consultant Motor Club
Consultant Property
Consultant Variable Products
Crop Adjuster Crop
Exchange Producer Exchange Health
IPA Guide None
Life Settlement Producer None
Navigator None
Insurance Producer Accident Health & Sickness
Insurance Producer Casualty
Insurance Producer Commercial Liability
Insurance Producer Credit
Insurance Producer Crop
Insurance Producer Farm Mutual Aid
Insurance Producer Funeral Expense
Insurance Producer Health Maintenance Dental
Insurance Producer Health Maintenance Org
Insurance Producer Life
Insurance Producer Marine
Insurance Producer Mobile Home
Insurance Producer Motor Club
Insurance Producer Personal Lines
Insurance Producer PrePaid Legal
Insurance Producer Property
Insurance Producer Travel Accident
Insurance Producer Travel Baggage
Insurance Producer Variable Products
Purchasing Group Broker Casualty
Reinsurance Intermediaries Broker None
Surplus Lines Producer None
Viatical Provider Individual None

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

Renewal & CE Fees (Individual)

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

License Class / LOA Combination Fee * Late Renewal *
Adjuster $120 $240
Certified Application Counselor $35 $70
Consultant $120 $240
Crop Adjuster $50 $150
Exchange Producer $35 $70
IPA Guide $35 $70
Life Settlement Producer $0** $0**
Navigator $35 $70
Insurance Producer $70 $140
Purchasing Group Broker $65 $130
Reinsurance Intermediaries Broker $75 $150
Surplus Lines Producer $60 $120
Title Agent $35 $105
Viatical Broker Individual $100 N/A
Viatical Provider Individual $100 $200

* Per application.
**Applicant will pay the NIPR transaction fee only.
***For a late renewal the fee charged is equal to the renewal fee PLUS the late renewal fee.

Continuing Education (CE) Fees

License Class / LOA Combination CE Fee * 1 - 30 days ** 31 - 60 days ** 61 - 90 days ** 91 days - 1 year **
Adjuster $20.00 $25.00 $50.00 $100.00 $150.00
Insurance Producer $20.00 $25.00 $50.00 $100.00 $150.00
Title Agent $20.00 $25.00 $50.00 $100.00 $150.00

* CE filing fee is charged in addition to the renewal fee. Fee charged is per license class that requires CE, not per renewal application and not per applicant.
** CE late filing fee is charged in addition to the renewal fee (based on license class) and the renewal CE filing fee.

Contacts

Last Update: 10/16/2017

ARKANSAS Resident License Renewal for Business Entities

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for Arkansas at this time.

Primary Rules (Business Entity)

Response Question
Yes Accepts renewals for business entities electronically.
Yes Accepts renewals for major lines of authority.
Yes Accepts renewals for limited lines of authority.
Yes Accepts renewals for surplus lines for business entities.
Yes Applicant can late renew through NIPR's Resident License Renewal (RLR) Application.
Yes Partial renewals allowed.
Yes License printing available electronically.

License Printing

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

Renewal Period (Business Entity)

License Class Renewal Period Begins Renewal Period Ends
All Business License Classes Fifty (50) days prior to expiration. Annually on September 30th.

Business Rules (Business Entity)

Partial renewals are allowed. Applicant must select all lines they wish to continue to hold on their Arkansas license during renewal.

Late renewals are allowed if:

  • after license expiration date and
  • up to 12 months past license expiration date

If the application is for the surplus lines agency license class:

  • Please note that this Designated Responsible Licensed Producer (DRLP) must have at least one DRLP licensed with an active Arkansas surplus lines insurance producer license class.
  • The surplus lines agency DRLP will load to SBS as the affiliation.

Applicants renewing the title agency license class must provide a DRLP who holds an active title line of authority in the state of Arkansas.

Other than surplus lines agency and the title agency license class, a DRLP is not mandatory on business entity renewal applications. Business entity applicants may enter a DRLP if they choose to, but please note the following validations will apply:

  • All DRLPs must cumulatively cover all lines of authority (LOAs) being requested.
  • The DRLP must have an active license in the state of Arkansas.
  • Exceptions to this rule include:
    • Surplus Lines Agency
    • Car Rental Agency
    • Portable Electronics
    • Portable Electronics – Limited
    • Reinsurance Intermediaries Manager
    • Self Service Storage Insurance
    • Title Agency
    • Viatical Broker Corporation
    • Viatical Provider Corporation

Renewal for the crop adjuster license class is not required if original license effective date on PDB is between August 1 and September 30 of the same year the renewal is due.

Title agency renewal is not due if obtained after August 1 annually.

Surplus lines agency renewal is not due if obtained after November 1 annually. Arkansas does not have a renewal grace period. The renewal is due on the expiration date of the license.

Arkansas does not have a renewal grace period. The renewal is due on the expiration date of the license.

State Offerings (Business Entity)

License Class Line of Authority (LOA) DRLP Required
Adjuster Casualty No
Adjuster Property No
Adjuster Workers' Compensation No
Car Rental Agency None No
Consultant Agency Accident Health & Sickness Yes
Consultant Agency Casualty Yes
Consultant Agency Credit Yes
Consultant Agency Crop Yes
Consultant Agency Funeral Expense Yes
Consultant Agency Health Maintenance Dental Yes
Consultant Agency Health Maintenance Org Yes
Consultant Agency Life Yes
Consultant Agency Marine Yes
Consultant Agency Property Yes
Consultant Agency Variable Products Yes
Exchange Agency Exchange Health Yes
Insurance Producer Accident Health & Sickness No
Insurance Producer Casualty No
Insurance Producer Life No
Insurance Producer Personal Lines No
Insurance Producer Property No
Insurance Producer Variable Products No
Insurance Producer Crop No
Insurance Producer Credit No
Insurance Producer Travel Accident No
Insurance Producer Travel Baggage No
Insurance Producer Commercial Liability No
Insurance Producer Marine Yes
Insurance Producer Mobile Home No
Insurance Producer Funeral Expense No
Insurance Producer PrePaid Legal No
Insurance Producer Health Maintenance Dental No
Insurance Producer Health Maintenance Org No
Insurance Producer Farm Mutual Aid Yes
Portable Electronics None No
Portable Electronics – Limited None No
Reinsurance Intermediaries Broker None No
Reinsurance Intermediaries Manager None No
Self Service Storage Insurance None No
Surplus Lines Agency None Yes
Title Agency None Yes
Viatical Broker Corporation None No
Viatical Provider Corporation None No

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

Renewal & CE Fees (Business Entity)

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

License Class / LOA Combination Fee * Late Renewal
Adjuster $120 $360
Car Rental Agency $35 $105
Consultant Agency $60 $120
Exchange Agency/ Exchange Health $35 $70
Portable Electronics $1,000 $3,000
Portable Electronics – Limited $100 $300
Insurance Producer $35 $105
Reinsurance Intermediaries Broker $75 $225
Reinsurance Intermediaries Manager $100 $300
Self Service Storage Insurance $35 $105
Surplus Lines Agency $60 $180
Title Agency $250 $350
Viatical Broker Corporation $100 $300
Viatical Provider Corporation $100 $300

* Per application.

Contacts

Last Update: 9/08/2017

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