MARYLAND Non-Resident Licensing for Individuals

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State Announcements

Posted: 4/17/17

If you have already submitted an application, please contact the insurance producer Licensing Unit of the Maryland Insurance Administration.
Please do not submit duplicate applications.

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 may reinstate/reapply through NIPR's Non-Resident License 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, license number, state of residence, and Tax ID must match current Producer Database (PDB) record for resident state.

Applicant must provide a valid country code.

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

Reinstatements are allowed if license is in an inactive status and has been expired for more than one (1) year and one (1) day after expiration date.

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.

With the exception of 'other' lines, applicant must have an equivalent active resident license when applying for a non-resident license.  

Initial Title Producer applications must be submitted via a paper application directly to state.

Initial Self-Service Storage license applications must be submitted via a paper application directly to state.

Viatical settlement brokers must hold an active  Maryland insurance producer License with the Life line of authority.

Surplus lines broker applicant should hold an active Maryland insurance producer License with the Property & Casualty lines of authority prior to submitting the surplus lines broker application. 

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)
Insurance Producer Life
Insurance Producer Health
Insurance Producer Property
Insurance Producer Casualty
Insurance Producer Variable Life & Annuity Products
Insurance Producer Personal Lines
Insurance Producer Credit Products
Insurance Producer Travel
Insurance Producer Other Lines
Surplus Lines Broker None
Motor Club Representative None
Viatical Settlement Broker None

* 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 **
Insurance Producer / All LOAs $54.00 $54.00
Surplus Lines / None $100.00 - If date of application is LESS than 1 year from or EQUAL to insurance producer License Expiration Date

$200.00 - If date of application is GREATER than 1 year from insurance producer License Expiration Date
$100.00 - If date of application is LESS than 1 year from or EQUAL to insurance producer License Expiration Date

$200.00 - If date of application is GREATER than 1 year from insurance producer License Expiration Date
Viatical Settlement Broker / None $250.00 $250.00
Motor Club Representative / None

$3.00 - if date of application is September 1st – April 30th.

$5.00 - if date of application is May 1st – August 31st.

$3.00 - if date of application is September 1st – April 30th.

$5.00 - if date of application is May 1st – August 31st.

* Per application.

License amendments for insurance producer are $0.00.

Contacts

Last Update: 9/08/2017

MARYLAND Non-Resident Licensing for Business Entities

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State Announcements

Posted: 4/17/17

If you have already submitted an application, please contact the insurance producer Licensing Unit of the Maryland Insurance Administration.
Please do not submit duplicate applications.

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 may reinstate/reapply through NIPR's Non-Resident License 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, state of residence, and Tax ID must match current Producer Database (PDB) record for resident state.

Applicant must provide a valid country code.

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

Reinstatements are allowed if license is in an inactive status and has been expired for more than one (1) year and one (1) day after expiration date.

Maryland does not license sole proprietorship.

With the exception of 'other' lines, applicant must have an equivalent active resident license when applying for a non-resident license.

Surplus lines broker applicant should hold both property & casualty LOAs under insurance producer license prior to submitting the surplus lines broker application.  In addition Surplus Lines applicants are required to hold a $10,000 Surplus Lines Surety bond.

At least one (1) Designated Responsible Licensed Producer (DRLP) must have an active resident or non-resident license in Maryland.

The DRLPs provided on the insurance producer and Surplus Lines application must cumulatively cover the LOAs on the application.

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

State Offerings (Business Entity)

License Class Line of Authority (LOA) DRLP Required
Insurance Producer Life Yes
Insurance Producer Health Yes
Insurance Producer Property Yes
Insurance Producer Casualty Yes
Insurance Producer Personal Lines Yes
Insurance Producer Variable Life & Annuity Products Yes
Insurance Producer Credit Products Yes
Insurance Producer Trave Yes
Insurance Producer Other Lines Yes
Public Adjuster None Yes
Surplus Lines Broker None Yes
Third Party Administrator None Yes
Motor Vehicle Rental Corporation None Yes
Motor Vehicle Rental Franchise None Yes
Portable Electronics None Yes
Viatical Settlement Broker None Yes
Viatical Settlement Provider None Yes

* 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 **
Insurance Producer / All LOAs $54.00 $54.00
Public Adjuster / None

$25.00 - If application date is less than, or equal to, one (1) year of 06/30/odd year.

$50.00 - If application date is greater than one (1) year from 06/30/odd year.

$25.00 - If application date is less than, or equal to, one (1) year of 06/30/odd year.

$50.00 - If application date is greater than one (1) year from 06/30/odd year.

Surplus Lines / None $100.00 - If date of application is LESS than 1 year from or EQUAL to insurance producer License Expiration Date

$200.00 - If date of application is GREATER than 1 year from insurance producer License Expiration Date
$100.00 - If date of application is LESS than 1 year from or EQUAL to insurance producer License Expiration Date

$200.00 - If date of application is GREATER than 1 year from insurance producer License Expiration Date
Viatical Settlement Provider / None $1000.00 $1000.00
Viatical Settlement Broker / None $250.00 $250.00
Portable Electronics / None $54.00 $54.00
Motor Vehicle Rental Franchisee / None $54.00 $54.00
Motor Vehicle Rental Corporation / None $54.00 $54.00
Third Party Administrator / None $250.00 $250.00

* Per application.

Contacts

Last Update: 9/08/2017

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