GEORGIA Non-Resident Licensing for Individuals

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for Georgia at this time.

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 at least eighteen (18) years old or older as determined from the applicant's date of birth.

Applicant's name, birth date, license number, state of residence, Tax ID and National Producer Number (NPN) must match current Producer Database (PDB) record for resident state.

Applicant's mailing address must be either his or her residence address or a personal P.O. Box.

Applicant must provide a valid country code and business email.

Applicant may not apply for a license in their own resident state.

Applicant may not use a P.O. Box in the business or residence addresses.

Applicants applying for variable products must hold or apply simultaneously for life and must supply FINRA CRD number on application.

Applicants applying for surplus lines must hold agent-non-resident property and casualty license.

Applicants applying for counselor license with counselor life must apply for counselor-accident and sickness and vice versa.

Applicants applying for counselor license with counselor property must also apply for counselor-casualty and vice versa.

Applying for personal lines will not be allowed if the applicant holds both property and casualty in Georgia for any license class offered electronically to non-residents.

There must be no serious:

  • Regulatory Information Retrieval System (RIRS) actions for the applicant.
  • Special Activities Database (1033) actions for the applicant.

If so, please contact the state for assistance.

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.


Beginning January 1st, 2012, the Georgia Department of Insurance requires every applicant to verify proof of lawful presence in the United States by submitting the following documents along with the application: All applicants will be required to submit these documents with the application before the application can be processed.You may scan the documents and submit them 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)
Agent - Nonresident Agent - Life
Agent - Nonresident Agent - Accidents & Sickness
Agent - Nonresident Agent - Property
Agent - Nonresident Agent - Casualty
Agent - Nonresident Agent - Personal Lines
Agent - Nonresident Agent - Variable Products
Agent - Nonresident Agent - Credit
Agent - Nonresident Agent - Travel Ticket
Agent - Nonresident Agent - Travel, Accident & Sickness
Agent - Nonresident Agent - Title
Counselor - Nonresident Counselor - Life
Counselor - Nonresident Counselor - Accident & Sickness
Counselor - Nonresident Counselor - Property
Counselor - Nonresident Counselor - Casualty
Fraternal Agent - Nonresident Fraternal Agent - Life
Fraternal Agent - Nonresident Fraternal Agent - Accident & Sickness
Nonresident Limited Health Counselor Limited Counselor Health
Surplus Lines Broker - Nonresident Surplus Lines - Property
Surplus Lines Broker - Nonresident Surplus Lines - Casualty

* 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 *
Agent - Nonresident / All LOAs $100.00 N/A
Agent - Nonresident / Agent-Life + Agent-Accident & Sickness + Agent-Property + Agent-Casualty
$200.00 N/A
Counselor - Nonresident / Life + Accident & Sickness + Property + Casualty
$200.00 N/A
Fraternal Agent - Nonresident / Fraternal Agent $100.00 N/A
Surplus Line Broker- Nonresident / None $600.00 N/A
NonResident Limited Health Counselor / Limited Counselor - Health $100.00 N/A

* Per LOA / LOA Combination

**Application Fee

Additional fees:

  • Application Fee: An application fee of $15.00 is charged for each license class offered to an individual. This fee applies for first time or amended license. There will always be at least a $100.00 charge in addition to the application fee for an individual.
  • Individuals: Each LOA is $100.00 unless a special fee rule is noted below. Some LOAs are charged only $100.00 fee if applied for simultaneously applying for a license. These combination LOA rules apply to first time or amended licenses.
  • Amendments: Example - If an agent holds a Life license and they are now applying to add property, the fee is $100.00 for the license and $15.00 for the application filing fee for a total of $115.00.

Fee examples:

  • Agent nonresident life: $115.00
  • Agent nonresident life, accident & sickness: $115.00
  • Agent nonresident life, property: $215.00
  • Agent nonresident life, accident & sickness and property, casualty: $215.00
  • Agent nonresident life, accident & sickness and personal lines: $215.00
  • Agent nonresident life, accident & sickness and variable products: $215.00
  • Agent nonresident life, accident & sickness, variable products AND property, casualty: $315.00
  • Agent nonresident property, casualty and surplus lines broker property, casualty: $715.00

Contacts

Last Update: 12/05/2016

GEORGIA Non-Resident Licensing for Business Entities

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for Georgia 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.
No 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)

Applicant's name, license number, Tax ID and state of residence must match current Producer Database (PDB) record for resident state.

Applicant must provide a valid country code and business email.

Applicant may not apply for a license in their own resident state.

Applicant may not use a P.O. Box in the business or residence addresses.

At least one (1) Designated Responsible Licensed Producer (DRLP) must have an active resident or non-resident license in the state of Georgia for applicable license types.

DRLPs provided must cumulatively cover the lines of authority (LOAs) on the application.

Applicant for branch agency non-resident personal lines cannot actively hold or apply for either of the following:

  • Branch agency non-resident property
  • Branch agency non-resident casualty

Applicant for principal agency non-resident personal lines cannot actively hold or apply for either of the following:

  • Principal agency non-resident property
  • Principal agency non-resident casualty

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.


Beginning January 1st, 2012, the Georgia Department of Insurance requires every applicant to verify proof of lawful presence in the United States by submitting the following documents along with the application: All applicants will be required to submit these documents with the application before the application can be processed.You may scan the documents and submit them to the state via mail, email, or fax.

State Offerings (Business Entity)

License Class Line of Authority (LOA) DRLP Required
Principal Agency - Nonresident Principal Agency - Life Yes
Principal Agency - Nonresident Principle Agency - Accident & Sickness Yes
Principal Agency - Nonresident Principle Agency - Property Yes
Principal Agency - Nonresident Principle Agency - Casualty Yes
Principal Agency - Nonresident Principle Agency - Personal Lines Yes
Principal Agency - Nonresident Principle Agency - Variable Products Yes
Branch Agency - Nonresident Branch Agency Life Yes
Branch Agency - Nonresident Branch Agency - Accident & Sickness Yes
Branch Agency - Nonresident Branch Agency - Property Yes
Branch Agency - Nonresident Branch Agency - Casualty Yes
Branch Agency - Nonresident Branch Agency - Personal Lines Yes
Branch Agency - Nonresident Branch Agency - Variable Products Yes
Principal Agency - Nonresident Principle Agency - Credit Yes
Principal Agency - Nonresident Principle Agency - Travel Ticket Yes
Principal Agency - Nonresident Principle Agency - Travel, Accident & Sickness Yes
Branch Agency - Nonresident Branch Agency - Credit Yes
Branch Agency - Nonresident Branch Agency - Travel Ticket Yes
Branch Agency - Nonresident Branch Agency - Travel, Accident & Sickness Yes
Branch Agency - Nonresident Branch Agency - Title Yes
Principal Agency - Nonresident Principle Agency - Title Yes
Rental Company - Nonresident None No
Self Storage Provider - Nonresident None No
Retail Vendor or Portable Electronics Insurance 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 *
Rental Company - Nonresident / None $100.00 N/A
Principle Agency - Nonresident / All LOAs $100.00 N/A
Branch Agency - Nonresident / All LOAs $20.00 N/A
Retail Vendor of Portable Electronics Insurance / None $100.00 N/A
Self Storage Provider - Nonresident / None $100.00 N/A

* Per application

Additional fees:

  • Application Fee: Application Fee of $15 do not apply to business entity applications with the exception on; Retail Vendor of Portable Electronics Insurance, Self Storage Provider, and Rental Company license, which are not considered an agency to Georgia Department of Insurance and in this case the fee is required.
  • Principal Agencies: Are charged $100.00 fee regardless of the number of LOAs requested on the application. No application fee.
  • Branch Business Entities: Are only charged a $20.00 for a license. No additional fees apply for the application or LOAs. No application fee.

Contacts

Last Update: 12/28/2016

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