NEW YORK Resident Licensing for Individuals

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for New York at this time.

Primary Rules (Individual)

Response Question
Yes Accepts initial license for individuals electronically.
No Accepts major lines of authority.
No Accepts limited lines of authority.
Yes Accepts surplus lines for individuals.
No Applicant can add lines of authority (amend) to an existing active license.
No 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 must be at least eighteen (18) years old or older as determined from the applicant's date of birth.

The expiration date for individuals will be the individual applicant’s date of birth in an odd/even year (based on the applicant’s year of birth).

Applicant must have an active resident or non-resident license in New York.

Applicant applying for Excess Lines must hold an active Broker license with Property and Casualty.

Applicants with inactive licenses must submit a paper application to the New York Department of Insurance. Use the New York State Insurance Department's Producer Search on the state's website to determine if a license has been previously issued.

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.

As soon as the license is issued, the applicant will be able to print electronically by accessing the Department's website. Use the Producer Search to determine if the license has been issued and the license number to print the license.

When attempting to access licensing applications, please include the alpha characters ('LA-','PC-','BR-' etc) in front of the New York license number.

State Offerings (Individual)

Please note that license class names can vary by state.

License Class Line of Authority (LOA)
Excess Lines 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 Issued for greater than one year Issued for less than one year Filing Fee
Excess Lines / None $50.00 / $400.00 $25.00 / $200.00 N/A

* Excess line Fee is based on Largest County in New York State in which applicant maintains an office or in which risks are located upon with the propose to place insurance as an excess line broker. Fee is $50.00 for county population of less than 100,000 and fee is $400.00 for county population of over 100,000.

The full fee is to be reduced to a half fee if the license will be issued for a period of one (1) year or less. The filing fee is never reduced to a half fee. The license fee is based off when the application is submitted and when the expiration date is.

  • The expiration date for individuals will be the individual applicant’s date of birth in an odd/even year (based on the applicant’s year of birth).

Contacts

Last Update: 11/30/2016

NEW YORK Resident Licensing for Business Entities

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for New York at this time.

Primary Rules (Business Entity)

Response Question
Yes Accepts initial license for business entities electronically.
No Accepts major lines of authority.
No Accepts limited lines of authority.
Yes Accepts surplus lines for business entities.
No Applicant can add lines of authority (amend) to an existing active license.
No 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 have an active resident or non-resident license in New York.

Applicant applying for Excess Lines must hold an active Broker license with Property and Casualty.

Any Designated Responsible Licensed Producer (DRLP) listed on the application must be listed as an officer, owner, director, partner, member or manager. Employees should not be listed.

Each Designated Responsible Licensed Producer entered for Excess Lines must hold a Broker license or Sublicensee of the Broker license with Property and Casualty.

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.

As soon as the license is issued, the applicant will be able to print electronically by accessing the Department's website. Use the Producer Search to determine if the license has been issued and the license number to print the license.

When attempting to access licensing applications, please include the alpha characters ('LA-','PC-','BR-' etc) in front of the New York license number.

State Offerings (Business Entity)

License Class Line of Authority (LOA) DRLP Required
Excess Lines 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 Issued for greater than one year Issued for less than one year Filing Fee
Excess Lines / None $50.00 / $400.00 $25.00 / $200.00 N/A

* Excess line Fee is based on Largest County in New York State in which applicant maintains an office or in which risks are located upon with the propose to place insurance as an excess line broker. Fee is $50.00 for county population of less than 100,000 and fee is $400.00 for county population of over 100,000..

The full fee is to be reduced to a half fee if the license will be issued for a period of one (1) year or less. The filing fee is never reduced to a half fee. The license fee is based off when the application is submitted and when the expiration date is.

Contacts

Last Update: 11/30/2016

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