COLORADO Resident License Renewal for Individuals

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for Colorado 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 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. Colorado no longer issues paper licenses.

Renewal Period (Individual)

License Class Renewal Period Begins Renewal Period Ends Late Renewal Period
Resident Producer Ninety (90) days prior to expiration date. Expiration date. N/A
Resident Bail Registration Ninety (90) days prior to expiration date. Expiration date. Sixty (60) days past expiration date.

Business Rules (Individual)

Applicant cannot late renew an inactive license. Applicant must reinstate or reapply through the NIPR's Resident License (RL) Application.

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.

Surplus lines applicants must renew property and casualty line of authority (LOA) simultaneously in the same application in order to be eligible to renew surplus lines.

Resident producer life is required when resident producer variable life and variable annuity product is selected.

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.

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.

Colorado law requires that only persons lawfully present in the United States (US) be issued a license, certificate, registration or permit. When requested, provide the valid identification.

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.

Please note: Only one (1) license renewal transaction may be submitted electronically. Colorado allows an applicant to renew some or all lines of authority in that transaction. If applicant elects to not renew some line of authorities (LOAs) in their online license renewal transaction, applicant will not be able to submit an additional electronic renewal application for additional lines at a later time. It will be necessary to contact the state directly to renew the additional lines. 

State Offerings (Individual)

Please note that license class names can vary by state.

License Class Line of Authority (LOA)
Resident Producer Accident & Health
Resident Producer Property
Resident Producer Casualty
Resident Producer Var Life & Var Annuity Product
Resident Producer Personal Lines
Resident Producer Life
Resident Producer Travel Insurance
Resident Producer Credit
Resident Producer Crop Hail
Resident Producer Nonprofits
Resident Producer Health Maintenance
Resident Producer Attorney Title
Resident Producer Title
Resident Producer Surplus Lines
Resident Bail Registration Professional Cash Bail Agent
Resident Bail Registration Cash Bonding Agent
Resident Public Adjuster Public Adjuster
Resident Reinsurance Intermediary Reinsurance Intermedry Mgr
Resident Reinsurance Intermediary Reinsurance Intermedry Prod

Renewal Fees (Individual)

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

License Class / LOA Combination Fee *
Resident Producer / All LOAs except Surplus Lines $29.00
Resident Producer / Surplus Lines $233.00
Resident Bail Registration / All Lines $212.00
Resident Public Adjuster / Public Adjuster $29.00
Resident Reinsurance Intermediary / All Lines $200.00

* Per Line of Authority.

If applicant added a line of authority (LOA) to their license within ninety (90) days before the license expiration date, they are not required to pay the renewal fee for the added lines. The LOAs are automatically included in their renewal.

Contacts

Last Update: 12/13/2016

COLORADO Resident License Renewal for Business Entities

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for Colorado at this time.

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 Resident License  Application.
Yes License printing available electronically.

License Printing

To print your license, click the state on NIPR's Producer Licensing Map. Colorado no longer issues paper licenses.

Business Rules (Business Entity)

Applicant must be one of the following legal business types:

  • Corporation
  • Partnership
  • 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.

State Offerings (Business Entity)

License Class Line of Authority (LOA) DRLP Required
Resident Producer Accident & Health Yes
Resident Producer Life Yes
Resident Producer Property Yes
ResidentProducer Casualty Yes
Resident Producer Var Life & Var Annuity Product Yes
Resident Producer Personal Lines Yes
Resident Producer Credit Yes
Resident Producer Crop Hail Yes
Resident Producer Travel Insurance Yes
Resident Producer Title Yes
Resident Producer Surplus Lines Yes
Resident Producer Portable Electronics Vendor Yes

Renewal Fees (Business Entity)

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

License Class / LOA Combination Fee * Amendment Fee *
Resident Producer / All LOAs except Surplus Lines $57.00 $57.00
Resident Producer / Surplus Lines $233.00 $233.00

* Per Line of Authority.

Amendments and Reinstatement fees will be the same fee as an initial license fee per LOA.

Contacts

Last Update: 12/13/2016

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