IDAHO Non-Resident Licensing for Individuals

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for Idaho 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)

Applicants for the variable line of authority (LOA) must supply FINRA CRD number on application.

Applicants for life settlement broker or life settlement provider must have active producer license with Life LOA.

Bail agents must be fingerprinted through Idaho's vendor, MorphoTrust USA, formerly L-1 Enrollment. Register or request fingerprint cards be mailed, and pay for fingerprinting by visiting Idaho's state website. Non-residents will need to contact the state for instructions. The fingerprinting fee is $50.30.

Applicant applying for bail surety license must carry a $15,000.00 bond and an appointment secured from a surety company. Applicants must submit original bond in the amount of $15,000.00 as well as the completed and signed appointment form to the Idaho Department of Insurance.

Reapplication of licenses is accepted through initial (NRL) application for non-resident individuals if line of authority status reason is Voluntary Surrender or Failure to Renew.

  • All other LOA status reasons cannot reapply via Non Resident Licensing (NRL). Applicant will be directed to apply through the state.

If applicant holds an inactive Non Resident Bail Agent license with a status reason of Failure to Renew- Reinstateable, Failure to Renew or Voluntary Surrender applicant must reapply through NRL and pay reinstatement fee.

All applicants that hold an inactive license with status reason Voluntary Surrender and within one year of license expiration date must pay a reinstatement fee to reapply.  The reinstatement fee is double the Idaho licensing renewal fee. After one year no additional fee will be charged.

Applicants cannot renew or reinstate license day 1 through day 3 after expiration date (may apply on day 4).

Applicants must first reinstate their existing license before adding new lines to 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)
Non Resident Producer Life
Non Resident Producer Property
Non Resident Producer Casualty
Non Resident Producer Variable
Non Resident Producer Personal Lines
Non Resident Producer Disability / Health
Non Resident Producer Credit
Non Resident Producer Surety
Non Resident Producer Travel
Non Resident Producer Crop
Non Resident Producer Pet
Non-Resident Producer Self-Service Storage
Non Resident Surplus Lines Broker Surplus Lines
Non Resident Bail Agent Bail Surety
Life Settlement Broker Life Settlement
Life Settlement Provider Life Settlement

* 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 Licensing Fee *  Reinstatement Fee for Voluntary Surrender (Charged for applicants that have VS status and less than one year past expiration date)
Non-Resident Producer / All LOAs $80.00 $120.00 ($60.00 renewal fee + $60.00 reinstatement fee)
Non Resident Surplus Lines Broker / Surplus Lines $80.00 $120.00 ($60.00 renewal fee + $60.00 reinstatement fee)
Non Resident Bail Agent / Bail Surety $80.00 $120.00* ($60.00 renewal fee + $60.00 reinstatement fee)
Life Settlement Broker / Life Settlement $300.00 $160.00 (total reinstatement fee)
Life Settlement Provider / Life Settlement $500.00 $600.00 (total reinstatement fee)

* Per application.
* Idaho does not charge a fee to amend an existing license.
* Bail Agents are charged reinstatement fee after expiration regardless of status reason.

Contacts

Last Update: 12/21/2016

IDAHO Non-Resident Licensing for Business Entities

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for Idaho 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 must be one of the following legal business types:

  • Corporation
  • Partnership
  • Limited Liability Company (LLC)
  • Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)

Applicants for the variable line of authority (LOA) must supply FINRA CRD number on application.

Applicants for life settlement broker or life settlement provider must have active producer license with life LOA.

If a business entity has ten (10) or fewer locations, they must choose the small portable electronics vendor LOA on the initial application.

If a business entity has eleven (11) or more locations, they must choose the large portable electronics vendor LOA on the initial application.

At least one (1) Designated Responsible Licensed Producer (DRLP) must be provided on the application, excluding adjusters, Portable Electronics and Self-Service Storage applications.

All DRLPs provided on the application must have an active license in Idaho and must cumulatively cover the cost of the requested LOAs, excluding adjusters, portable electronics and self-service storage applications.

Applicant applying for bail surety license must carry a $15,000.00 bond and an appointment secured from a surety company. Applicants must submit original bond in the amount of $15,000.00 and the completed and signed appointment form to the Idaho Department of Insurance.

Reapplication of licenses is accepted through initial (NRL) application for non-resident business entities if line of authority status reason is Voluntary Surrender or Failure to Renew.

All other LOA status reasons cannot reapply via Non Resident Licensing (NRL). Applicant will be directed to apply through the state.

If applicant holds an inactive Bail Agency license with a status reason of Failure to Renew- Reinstateable, Failure to Renew or Voluntary Surrender applicant must reapply through NRL and pay reinstatement fee.

All applicants that hold an inactive license with status reason Voluntary Surrender and within one year of license expiration date must pay a reinstatement fee to reapply.  The reinstatement fee is double the Idaho licensing renewal fee. After one year no additional fee will be charged.

Applicants cannot renew or reinstate license day 1 through day 3 after expiration date (may apply on day 4).

Applicants must first reinstate their existing license before adding new lines to 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 (Business Entity)

License Class Line of Authority (LOA) DRLP Required
Non Resident Producer Life Yes
Non Resident Producer Property Yes
Non Resident Producer Casualty Yes
Non Resident Producer Variable Yes
Non Resident Producer Personal Lines Yes
Non Resident Producer Disability / Health Yes
Non Resident Producer Credit Yes
Non Resident Producer Surety Yes
Non Resident Producer Travel Yes
Non Resident Producer Crop Yes
Non Resident Producer Pet Yes
Non Resident Producer Self-Service Storage No
Non-Resident Public Adjuster None No
Independent Adjuster None No
Bail Agency Bail Surety Yes
Life Settlement Broker Life Settlement Yes
Life Settlement Provider Life Settlement Yes
Portable Electronics Small Portable Electronics Vendor No
Portable Electronics Large Portable Electronics Vendor No

License Fees (Business Entity)

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

License Class / LOA Combination Licensing Fee * Reinstatement Fee for Voluntary Surrender (Charged for applicants that have VS status and less than one year past expiration date)
Non Resident Producer / All LOAs $80.00 $120.00 ($60.00 renewal fee + $60.00 reinstatement fee)
Independent Adjuster / None $80.00 $120.00 ($60.00 renewal fee + $60.00 reinstatement fee)
Non-Resident Public Adjuster / None $80.00 $120.00 ($60.00 renewal fee + $60.00 reinstatement fee)
Bail Agency / Bail Surety $80.00 $120.00* ($60.00 renewal fee + $60.00 reinstatement fee)
Life Settlement Broker / Life Settlement $300.00 $160.00 (total reinstatement fee)
Life Settlement Provider / Life Settlement $500.00 $600.00 (total reinstatement fee)
Portable Electronics / Small Portable Electronics Vendor $100.00 $200.00 ($100.00 renewal fee + $100.00 reinstatement fee)
Portable Electronics / Large Portable Electronics Vendor $1,000.00 $1,000.00 (total reinstatement fee)

* Per application.
* Idaho does not charge a fee to amend an existing license.
* Bail Agencies are charged reinstatement fee after expiration regardless of status reason.

Contacts

Last Update: 12/21/2016

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