DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Resident Licensing for Individuals

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for the District of Columbia at this time.

 

Primary Rules (Individual)

Response Question
Yes Accepts initial license for individuals electronically.
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 Resident License Application.
Yes License printing available electronically.
Yes Applicant must currently hold or be applying for life if they are applying for variable.

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.

Residence or business address must be in the District of Columbia. Residence address may not contain a P.O. Box.

Applicant with a provisional status reason will be deferred for state review.

Applicant can apply for reinstatement through NIPR’s Resident License Application with an additional fee up to 365 days after license expiration.

Applicant must hold active property or casualty license or be applying simultaneously for property or casualty to apply for surplus lines of authority.

Applicant must hold active property or casualty line of authority or be applying simultaneously for property or casualty to apply for bail bond.

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.

Title applicants cannot apply for both title producer and title attorney. These two (2) lines of authority are mutually exclusive.

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. All other required documentation must be forwarded directly to the state.

State Offerings (Individual)

Please note that license class names can vary by state.

License Class Line of Authority (LOA) Grouping Passing Exam Required before Application
Producer Life Life Grouping Yes
Producer Accident & Health or Sickness Life Grouping Yes
Producer Variable Life & Variable Annuity Life Grouping No
Producer Property Property/Casualty Grouping Yes
Producer Casualty Property/Casualty Grouping Yes
Producer Personal Lines Property/Casualty Grouping Yes
Producer Car Rental Limited Line Grouping No
Producer Crop Limited Line Grouping No
Producer Travel Limited Line Grouping No
Producer Surety Limited Line Grouping No
Producer Credit - Limited Line Credit Ins Limited Line Grouping No
Producer Portable Electronics Limited Line Grouping No
Producer Surplus Lines N/A No
Producer Bail Bond N/A No
Producer Reinsurance Intermediary N/A No
Producer Managing General Agent N/A No
Title Title Producer N/A Yes
Title Title Attorney N/A No
Public Adjuster None N/A No

 

License Fees (Individual)

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

License Class / LOA Combination License Fee * Reinstatement Fee *
(Up to one year past expiration date)
Producer / Life Grouping $100.00 $200.00 ($100 license fee + $100 reinstatement fee)
Producer / Property/Casualty Grouping $100.00 $200.00 ($100 license fee + $100 reinstatement fee)
Producer / Limited Line Grouping $100.00 $200.00 ($100 license fee + $100 reinstatement fee)
Producer / Surplus Lines $200.00 $400.00 ($200 license fee + $200 reinstatement fee)
Producer / Bail Bond $0.00 $0.00
Producer / Reinsurance Intermediary $300.00 $600.00 ($300 license fee + $300 reinstatement fee)
Producer / Managing General Agent $300.00 $600.00 ($300 license fee + $300 reinstatement fee)
Title / All LOAs $100.00 $200.00 ($100 license fee + $100 reinstatement fee)
Public Adjuster / None $100.00 $200.00 ($100 license fee + $100 reinstatement fee)

* Per application.

No LOA addition fee for LOAs that are within the same grouping.

Contacts

Last Update: 8/02/2016

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Resident Licensing for Business Entities

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for the District of Columbia at this time.

 

Primary Rules (Business Entity)

Response Question
Yes Accepts initial license for business entities electronically.
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.
Yes Applicant must currently hold or be applying for life if they are applying for variable.

License Printing

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

Business Rules (Business Entity)

Applicant must be one of the following legal business types:

  • Corporation
  • Partnership
  • Sole Proprietorship
  • Limited Liability Company (LLC)

Business address must be in the District of Columbia.

Applicant with a provisional status reason will be deferred for state review.

Applicant can apply for reinstatement through NIPR’s Resident License Application with an additional fee up to 365 days after license expiration.

Applicant must hold active property or casualty license or be applying simultaneously for property or casualty to apply for surplus lines of authority.

Applicant must hold active property or casualty line of authority or be applying simultaneously for property or casualty to apply for bail bond.

Title applicants cannot apply for both title producer and title attorney. These two (2) lines of authority are mutually exclusive.

At least one (1) Designated Responsible Licensed Producer must be provided on application and have an active resident or non-resident license in the District of Columbia.

All listed designated responsible producers must cumulatively cover the lines of authority on the business application.

Designated responsible producers with title attorney may serve as the designated responsible producer for a title producer application.

Please Note: Applicant should not attempt to license a designated responsible producer and the business entity on the same day. Please submit the license application for the designated responsible producer first. Applicant may submit the license application for the business entity after the designated responsible producer’s data has been loaded to the Producer Database (PDB), usually one (1) or two (2) business days after the license has been approved.

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. All other required documentation must be forwarded directly to the state.

State Offerings (Business Entity)

License Class Line of Authority (LOA) Grouping DRLP Required
Producer Life Life Grouping Yes
Producer Accident & Health or Sickness Life Grouping Yes
Producer Variable Life & Variable Annuity Life Grouping Yes
Producer Property Property/Casualty Grouping Yes
Producer Casualty Property/Casualty Grouping Yes
Producer Personal Lines Property/Casualty Grouping Yes
Producer Car Rental Limited Line Grouping Yes
Producer Crop Limited Line Grouping Yes
Producer Travel Limited Line Grouping Yes
Producer Surety Limited Line Grouping Yes
Producer Credit - Limited Line Credit Ins Limited Line Grouping Yes
Producer Portable Electronics Limited Line Grouping Yes
Producer Surplus Lines N/A Yes
Producer Bail Bond N/A Yes
Producer Reinsurance Intermediary N/A Yes
Producer Managing General Agent N/A Yes
Title Title Producer N/A Yes
Title Title Attorney N/A Yes
Public Adjuster None N/A Yes

License Fees (Business Entity)

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

License Class / LOA Combination License Fee * Reinstatement Fee * (Up to one year after expiration)
Producer / Life Grouping $100.00 $200.00 ($100 license fee + $100 reinstatement fee)
Producer / Property/Casualty Grouping $100.00 $200.00 ($100 license fee + $100 reinstatement fee)
Producer / Limited Line Grouping $100.00 $200.00 ($100 license fee + $100 reinstatement fee)
Producer / Surplus Lines $200.00 $400.00 ($200 license fee + $200 reinstatement fee)
Producer / Bail Bond $0.00 $0.00
Producer / Reinsurance Intermediary $300.00 $600.00 ($300 license fee + 300 reinstatement fee)
Producer / Managing General Agent $300.00 $600.00 ($300 license fee + $300 reinstatement fee)
Title / All LOAs $100.00 $200.00 ($100 license fee + $100 reinstatement fee)
Public Adjuster / None $100.00 $200.00 ($100 license fee + $100 reinstatement fee)

* Per application.

No LOA addition fee for LOAs that are within the same grouping.

Contacts

Last Update: 8/02/2016

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