NORTH CAROLINA Non-Resident License Renewal for Individuals

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for North Carolina at this time.

Primary Rules (Individual)

Response Question
Yes Accepts renewals for individuals electronically.
No Accepts renewals for major lines of authority.
No Accepts renewals for limited lines of authority
Yes Accepts renewals for surplus lines for individuals.
Yes Applicant can late renew through NIPR's Non-Resident Renewal (NRR) Application.
No Partial renewals allowed.
Yes License printing available electronically.

License Printing

To print your license, click the state on NIPR's Producer Licensing Map.

Renewal Period (Individual)

License Class Renewal Period Begins Late Renewal Period
All License Classes (except Surplus Lines) Sixty (60) days prior to expiration date of March 31st. Sixty (60) days after March 31st.
Broker Sixty (60) days prior to expiration date of March 31st. Sixty (60) days after March 31st.
Motor Vehicle Damage Appraiser Sixty (60) days prior to expiration date of March 31st. Sixty (60) days after March 31st.
Surplus Lines Sixty (60) days prior to expiration date of August 31st . Sixty (60) days after August 31st.
Viatical Settlement Broker Sixty (60) days prior to expiration date of March 31st. Sixty (60) days after March 31st.

Business Rules (Individual)

Producer licenses with the following lines of authority (LOAS) are perpetual and not required to submit renewal requests.  North Carolina will recertify nonresident producer licenses by reviewing their license status in their home state. Producers whose home state licenses are in good standing will have their nonresident licenses extended.

  • Life
  • Accident & health or sickness
  • Property
  • Casualty
  • Personal lines
  • Variable life & variable annuity products
  • Medicare supplement / long term care

If an applicant applies for an initial license after the start of the renewal period, the applicant will not have a renewal available until the following year.

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.

Please check Announcements for any last minute notifications about the states to which you are applying.

State Offerings (Individual)

Please note that license class names can vary by state.

License Class Line of Authority (LOA) Major/Limited/Other *
Broker Broker Other
Motor Vehicle Damage Appraiser Motor Vehicle Damage Appraiser Other
Surplus Lines Surplus Lines Other
Viatical Settlement Broker Viatical Settlement Broker Other

* Applications for Other lines of authority will defer to state for approval.

Renewal Fees (Individual)

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

License Class / LOA Combination Fee * Late Renewal **
Broker / Broker $84.00
(License Fee - $50.00 +
Renewal Processing Fee - $34.00)
N/A
Motor Vehicle Damage Appraiser / Motor Vehicle Damage Appraiser $109.00
(License Fee - $75.00 +
Renewal Processing Fee - $34.00)
N/A
Surplus Lines / Surplus Lines $84.00
(License Fee - $50.00 +
Renewal Processing Fee - $34.00)
N/A
Viatical Settlement Broker / Viatical Settlement Broker $534.00
(License Fee - $500.00 +
Renewal Processing Fee - $34.00)
N/A

* Per application.
**Late renewal cycle lasts up to sixty (60) days after expiration date for all license classes.

Contacts

Last Update: 1/03/2017

NORTH CAROLINA Non-Resident License Renewal for Business Entities

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for North Carolina at this time.

Primary Rules (Business Entity)

Response Question
Yes Accepts renewals for business entities electronically.
No Accepts renewals for major lines of authority.
No Accepts renewals for limited lines of authority
Yes Accepts renewals for surplus lines for business entities.
Yes Applicant can late renew through NIPR's Non-Resident Renewal (NRR) Application.
No Partial renewals allowed.
Yes License printing available electronically.

License Printing

To print your license, click the state on NIPR's Producer Licensing Map.

Renewal Period (Business Entity)

License Class Renewal Period Begins Late Renewal Period
Auto Rental Limit License Sixty (60) days prior to expiration date of March 31st. Sixty (60) days after March 31st.
Corporation Sixty (60) days prior to expiration date of March 31st. Sixty (60) days after March 31st.
Limited Lines Travel Business Entity Sixty (60) days prior to expiration date of March 31st. Sixty (60) days after March 31st.
Partnership Sixty (60) days prior to expiration date of March 31st. Sixty (60) days after March 31st.
Portable Electronics Business Entity Sixty (60) days prior to expiration date of March 31st. Sixty (60) days after March 31st.
Public Adjuster Business Entity Sixty (60) days prior to expiration date of March 31st. Sixty (60) days after March 31st.
Self-Service Storage Limit License Sixty (60) days prior to expiration date of March 31st. Sixty (60) days after March 31st.
Surplus Lines Business Entity Sixty (60) days prior to expiration date of August 31st. Sixty (60) days after August 31st.

Business Rules (Business Entity)

Applicant must be one of the following legal business types:

  • Corporation
  • Partnership
  • Limited Liability Company (LLC)
  • Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
  • Sole Proprietorship (only for limited lines travel business entity)

At least one (1) Designated Responsible Licensed Producer (DRLP) must be provided on the application and must be actively licensed as a resident or non-resident in North Carolina. This excludes Auto-Rental Limited License, Self-Service Storage Limited license and Portable Electronics.

Applicant must currently hold an active Producer License with Property and Casualty lines of authority (LOAs) in order to renew Surplus Lines Broker license unless resident state does not have such a requirement and will issue you a Surplus Lines Broker license without the Producer Property and Casualty license.

If an applicant applies for an initial license after the start of the renewal period, the applicant will not have a renewal available until the following year.

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.

Please check Announcements for any last minute notifications about the states to which you are applying.

State Offerings (Business Entity)

License Class Line of Authority (LOA) DRLP Required
Auto Rental Limit License None No
Corporation None Yes
Limited Lines Travel Business Entity None Yes
Partnership None Yes
Portable Electronics Business Entity None No
Public Adjuster Business Entity None Yes
Self-Service Storage Limit License None No
Surplus Lines Business Entity None Yes

* Applications for Other lines of authority will defer to state for approval.

Renewal Fees (Business Entity)

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

License Class / LOA Combination Fee * Late Renewal **
Auto Rental Limit License / None $134.00
(License Fee - $100.00 +
Renewal Processing Fee - $34.00)
N/A
Corporation / None $134.00
(License Fee - $100.00 +
Renewal Processing Fee - $34.00)
N/A
Limited Lines Travel Business Entity $134.00
(License Fee - $100.00 +
Renewal Processing Fee - $34.00)
N/A
Partnership / None $134.00
(License Fee - $100.00 +
Renewal Processing Fee - $34.00)
N/A
Portable Electronics Business Entity / None $134.00
(License Fee - $100.00 +
Renewal Processing Fee - $34.00)
N/A
Public Adjuster Business Entity / None $134.00
(License Fee - $100.00 +
Renewal Processing Fee - $34.00)
$234.00
(License Fee - $100.00 +
Lapsed License Fee - $100.00 +
Renewal Processing Fee - $34.00)
Self-Service Storage Limit License / None $134.00
(License Fee - $100.00 +
Renewal Processing Fee - $34.00)
N/A
Surplus Lines Business Entity / None $134.00
(License Fee - $100.00 +
Renewal Processing Fee - $34.00)
N/A

* Per application.
**Late renewal cycle lasts up to sixty (60) days after expiration date for all license classes.

Contacts

Last Update: 1/03/2017

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