MAINE Resident Licensing for Individuals

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for Maine 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)

Applicant can qualify for the Multi-Peril Crop line of authority (LOA) under the adjuster license class by either taking the multi-peril crop exam or showing proof of passing the federal exam. If the federal exam was taken, the applicant must submit a paper application to the state.

If any license or Line of Authority is in revoked status on PDB, applicant must wait one (1) year after revocation status date to apply for any new line on license.

Amendments of license are allowed for applicants that are not in revoked status. If any license or Line of Authority is in revoked status, the applicant must wait one (1) year after revocation status date to apply for any new line.

Applicants for the Variable Contracts Line of Authority must supply FINRA CRD number on application.

Variable contracts applicants must actively hold or be applying for producer life license or must actively hold a producer with combined life and health line.

Surplus Lines producers must submit a surplus lines bond form before their license can be issued. The form can be found through the state website.

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) Passing Exam Required before Application
Individual Producer (Resident) Life Yes
Individual Producer (Resident) Health Yes
Individual Producer (Resident) Property Yes
Individual Producer (Resident) Casualty Yes
Individual Producer (Resident) Personal Lines Yes
Individual Producer (Resident) Variable Contracts Yes
Individual Producer (Resident) Surplus Lines No
Producer Limited Resident Credit Yes
Producer Limited Resident Auto Rental Sup Liability No
Producer Limited Resident Travel Baggage No
Producer Limited Resident Title Yes
Producer Limited Resident Mechanical Breakdown No
Adjuster (Resident) Property & Casualty Yes
Adjuster (Resident) Multi-Peril Crop Yes
Adjuster (Resident) Worker's Compensation Yes

* 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 * Amendment Fee
Individual Producer (Resident)/ All LOAs excluding Surplus Lines $25.00 ($10.00 License Fee + $15.00 Application Fee) $25.00 ($10.00 License Fee + $15.00 Application Fee) $25.00 ($10.00 License Fee + $15.00 Application Fee)
Individual Producer (Resident)/ Surplus Lines $165.00 ($150.00 License Fee + $15.00 Application Fee) $165.00 ($150.00 License Fee + $15.00 Application Fee) $165.00 ($150.00 License Fee + $15.00 Application Fee)
Producer Limited Resident / All LOAs $25.00 ($10.00 License Fee + $15.00 Application Fee) $25.00 ($10.00 License Fee + $15.00 Application Fee) $25.00 ($10.00 License Fee + $15.00 Application Fee)
Adjuster (Resident) $45.00 ($30.00 License Fee + $15.00 Application Fee) $45.00 ($30.00 License Fee + $15.00 Application Fee) $45.00 ($30.00 License Fee + $15.00 Application Fee)

* Per application including $15.00 application fee.

Contacts

Last Update: 2/16/2018

MAINE Resident Licensing for Business Entities

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for Maine 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)

f any license or line of authority (LOA) is in revoked status on PDB, applicant must wait one (1) year after revocation status date to apply for any new line on license.

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

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
Resident Producer None Yes
Resident Adjusting Firm 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 * Amendment Fee
Resident Producer / None $45.00 ($30.00 License Fee + $15.00 Application Fee) $45.00 ($30.00 License Fee + $15.00 Application Fee) N/A
Resident Adjusting Firm / None $45.00 ($30.00 License Fee + $15.00 Application Fee) $45.00 ($30.00 License Fee + $15.00 Application Fee) N/A

* Per application including $15.00 application fee.

Additional fees:

  • Amendment Fee - $45.00 per application

Contacts

Last Update: 2/16/2018

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