Applicant must be one of the following legal business types:
- Limited Liability Company (LLC)
- Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
- Sole Proprietor
Applicant must not hold an active resident license in another state or an active non-resident license in Colorado.
Applicant must not have any serious RIRS actions or 1033 actions. Please contact the state if applicable.
All amendment applications will be deferred to the state for review.
Surplus lines applicants must hold an active property and casualty line of authority (LOA) or apply for property and casualty LOA simultaneously in order to be eligible for surplus lines. If applying for property and casualty, it is not necessary to apply for personal lines LOA.
Resident producer life is required when resident producer variable life and variable annuity product is selected.
Applicants for the variable line of authority (LOA) must supply a FINRA Central Registry Depository (CRD) number on the application. If you need to verify your CRD number you may use the Broker Search feature found on FINRA's website.
Trade names must be reported to the Colorado Department of Insurance prior to approval of this application.
Title applicant, including attorney title and title agency, must complete the Affiliated Business Arrangement Disclosure Form immediately after initial licensure or renewal of a title license. The form can be found on Colorado's state website. Failure to submit the form is cause for license suspension, revocation, and or a fine.
All officers, partners and directors must be listed whether or not they are licensed producers.
Only one (1) Colorado Designated Responsible Licensed Producer (DRLP) must be listed on application and have an active, resident or non-resident, Colorado license. The DRLP must also be an officer, owner, partner, or director.
Colorado law allows a producer exemption from pre-licensing education and testing if reinstatement of their license occurs within one year of the license termination/expiration date. Beyond that one (1) year period, the individual must apply for a new Colorado resident license, which includes a new prelicensing education course and passing the Colorado exam.
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.