IDAHO 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 Resident License (RL) 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.

Variable applicants must also request an active resident life license to be eligible for variable products.

Applicant must pass the specific license exam, if applicable.  Applicant is exempt from license exam if applying within 90 days of cancellation of their former resident state's license.

Applicants must contact PSI Exams to determine the nearest location for the electronic fingerprint processing service, if fingerprints have not already been submitted with exam results.

Licenses will not be issued until an FBI Background Check Report is provided to the Idaho Department of Insurance.

Surplus lines applicants must hold an active resident producer license for property and casualty a minimum of two (2) years before applying for the surplus lines license.

Independent adjuster applicants must be twenty-one (21) years old or older to apply.

Applicant must apply within ninety (90) days of cancellation of previous state's license or within ninety (90) days of moving to Idaho, whichever occurs sooner.

Applicant applying for bail surety license must carry a $15,000.00 bond and an appointment secured from a surety Company. The applicant must submit original bond in the amount of $15,000.00 and the completed and signed appointment form to the state.

Applicant for limited lines must submit the attestation page from the Limited Lines manual. The limited lines attestation document is located on the state website.

Public Adjuster applications must provide a $20,000.00 bond or Irrevocable Letter of Credit in the amount of $20,000.00 to the Idaho Department of Insurance.

Applicant applying for a resident license that resides outside the state (border town) of Idaho, will need to submit a paper application directly to Idaho Department of Insurance.

Resident bail agents must provide an exam pass slip to the Idaho Department of Insurance.

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

Applicants that have an inactive resident license with status reason Clearance must apply via NRL application. The applicant has been cleared to apply for a non-resident license in Idaho and must apply using the Non-Resident licensing application or submit a paper application to Idaho Department of Insurance if applying for a new Resident license.

If applicant responds "yes" to one of the background questions please submit supporting documents electronically via NIPR's Attachments Warehouse. The following documents may also be submitted to the state via mail, email, or fax:

  • A written statement explaining the circumstances.
  • A copy of the charging document.
  • A copy of the official document which demonstrates the resolution of the charges or any final judgment.

State Offerings (Individual)

Please note that license class names can vary by state.

License Class Line of Authority (LOA) Exam Required
Resident Producer Life Yes
Resident Producer Property Yes
Resident Producer Casualty Yes
Resident Producer Variable No
Resident Producer Personal Lines Yes
Resident Producer Disability (Health) Yes
Resident Producer Credit No
Resident Producer Surety Yes
Resident Producer Travel No
Resident Producer Pet No
Resident Surplus Lines Broker Surplus Lines No
Resident Bail Agent Bail Surety Yes
Resident Public Adjuster None Yes
Life Settlement Broker Life Settlement No
Life Settlement Provider Life Settlement No
Independent Adjuster None Yes

License Fees (Individual)

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

License Class / LOA Combination License Fee * Total Reinstatement Fee
Resident Producer / All LOAs $80.00 $80.00
Resident Surplus Lines Broker / Surplus Lines $80.00 $80.00
Resident Bail Agent / Bail Surety $80.00 $80.00
Resident Public Adjuster / None $80.00 $80.00
Independent Adjuster / None $80.00 $80.00
Life Settlement Broker / Life Settlement $300.00 $300.00
Life Settlement Provider / Life Settlement $500.00 $500.00

* Per application.
* Idaho does not charge a fee to amend an existing license.

Contacts

Last Update: 12/21/2016

IDAHO 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 Resident License (RL) 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)

Variable applicants must also request an active resident Life license to be eligible for variable products.

Applicants apply for variable must supply FINRA CRD# on the application.

Applicant applying for bail surety license must carry a $15,000 bond and an appointment secured from a surety Company. The applicant must submit original bond in the amount of $15,000 and the completed and signed appointment form to the state.

Domestic business entities must register with the Secretary of State in Idaho. Please go to the state website to find the forms and instructions for filing.

At least one (1) Designated Responsible Licensed Producer (DRLP) must be provided on the application. The exception to this rule is for adjuster and resident third party administrator (TPA) applications.

Each DRLP provided on the application must be actively licensed in the state at the time the application is submitted. The exceptions to this rule are adjusters, TPA's and portable electronics applications.

DRLPs must cumulatively cover all lines of authority (LOAs) requested on the application at the time the application is submitted. Exceptions include: adjusters, TPA's and portable electronics applications.

Public Adjuster applications must provide a $20,000.00 bond or Irrevocable Letter of Credit in the amount of $20,000.00 to the Idaho Department of Insurance.

Applicant applying for a resident license that resides outside the state (border town) of Idaho will need to submit a paper application directly to Idaho Department of Insurance.

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

If the TPA is a resident TPA administering self-funded health plans a bond in the amount of $100,000 using the Department of Insurance, a TPA bond form is required. The form may be accessed through the state website. Original bonds must be sent by mail to Idaho Department of Insurance.

If applicant responds "yes" to one of the background questions please submit supporting documents electronically via NIPR's Attachments Warehouse. The following documents may also be submitted to the state via mail, email, or fax:

  • A written statement explaining the circumstances.
  • A copy of the charging document.
  • A copy of the official document which demonstrates the resolution of the charges or any final judgment.
Please include name, SSN, and NIPR Transaction Number on correspondence.

State Offerings (Business Entity)

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

License Fees (Business Entity)

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

License Class / LOA Combination License Fee * Total Reinstatement Fee
Resident Producer / All LOAs $80.00 $80.00
Independent Adjuster / None $80.00 $80.00
Resident Public Adjuster / None $80.00 $80.00
Bail Agency / Bail Surety $80.00 $80.00
Life Settlement Broker / Life Settlement $300.00 $300.00
Life Settlement Broker / Life Settlement $500.00 $500.00
Portable Electronics / Small Portable Electronics Vendor $100.00 $100.00
Portable Electronics / Large Portable Electronics Vendor $1,000.00 $1,000.00
Resident Third Party Administrator / None $300.00 $300.00

* Per application.
* Idaho does not charge a fee to amend an existing license.

Contacts

Last Update: 12/21/2016

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