OHIO Non-Resident Licensing for Individuals

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for Ohio 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.
No Applicant can reinstate/reapply through NIPR's Non-Resident License (NRL) 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.

Applicants for the variable line of authority (LOA) must supply FINRA CRD number on application.

Managing general agent applicant must currently have a bond in place that is equal or greater than $50,000 for the protection of the insurer.

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) Major/Limited/Other *
Major Lines Life Major
Major Lines Accident & Health Major
Major Lines Property Major
Major Lines Casualty Major
Major Lines Variable Major
Major Lines Personal Major
Limited Lines Credit Limited
Limited Lines Crop Limited
Limited Lines Travel Limited
Limited Lines Funeral Other
Limited Lines Auto Rental Other
Viatical Settlement Broker Viatical Settlement Broker Other
Managing General Agent Managing General Agent Other
Reinsurance Intermediary Broker Reinsurance Intermediary Broker Other
Reinsurance Intermediary Manager Reinsurance Intermediary Manager Other
Surety Bail Bond Surety Bail Bond Other
Title Title Other
Title Insurance Marketing Representative Title Insurance Marketing Representative Other
Third Party Administrator Third Party Administrator Other
Surplus Lines Surplus Lines Other

* 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 * Amendment Fee *
Major Lines / All LOAs $10.00** $0.00**
Limited Lines / All LOAs $10.00** $0.00**
Viatical Settlement Broker / Viatical Settlement Broker $200.00 $0.00
Managing General Agent / Managing General Agent $20.00 $0.00
Public Insurance Adjuster / Public Insurance Adjuster $100.00 $0.00
Reinsurance Intermediary Broker / Reinsurance Intermediary Broker $500.00 $0.00
Reinsurance Intermediary Manager / Reinsurance Intermediary Manager $500.00 $0.00
Surety Bail Bond / Surety Bail Bond $150.00 $0.00
Title / Title $10.00 $0.00
Title Insurance Marketing Representative / Title Insurance Marketing Representative $10.00 $0.00
Third Party Administrator / Third Party Administrator $200.00 $0.00
Surplus Lines / Surplus Lines $100.00 $0.00

* Per application.
**Per Line of Authority

Contacts

Last Update: 10/20/2015

OHIO Non-Resident Licensing for Business Entities

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for Ohio 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.
Yes Accepts surplus lines for business entities.
Yes Applicant can add lines of authority (amend) to an existing active license.
No Applicant can reinstate/reapply through NIPR's Non-Resident License (NRL) 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)

Ohio will no longer be accepting sole proprietor as an agency firm type on the Non-Resident License (NRL) business entity application.

All applicants, except partnerships, may need to register with the Ohio Secretary of State prior to operating in the State of Ohio.

Business entities applying for Variable lines must provide the Broker-Dealer CRD # or the Broker-Dealer CRD# of an affiliate insurance entity or third-party that provides the brokerage services for the BE’s customers according to an “Insurance Networking Arrangement”.

Designated Responsible Licensed Producers (DRLPs) must have an active resident license in Ohio.

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) Major/Limited/Other * DRLP Required
Major Lines Life Major Yes
Major Lines Accident & Health Major Yes
Major Lines Property Major Yes
Major Lines Casualty Major Yes
Major Lines Variable Major Yes
Major Lines Personal Major Yes
Limited Lines Credit Limited Yes
Limited Lines Crop Limited Yes
Limited Lines Travel Limited Yes
Limited Lines Funeral Other Yes
Limited Lines Auto Rental Other Yes
Viatical Settlement Broker Viatical Settlement Broker Other Yes
Managing General Agent Managing General Agent Other Yes
Reinsurance Intermediary Broker Reinsurance Intermediary Broker Other Yes
Reinsurance Intermediary Manager Reinsurance Intermediary Manager Other Yes
Surety Bail Bond Surety Bail Bond Other Yes
Title Title Other Yes
Third Party Administrator Third Party Administrator Other No
Surplus Lines Surplus Lines Other 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 * Amendment Fee *
Major Lines / All LOAs $10.00** $0.00**
Limited Lines / All LOAs $10.00** $0.00**
Viatical Settlement Broker / Viatical Settlement Broker $200.00 $0.00
Managing General Agent / Managing General Agent $20.00 $0.00
Public Insurance Adjuster / Public Insurance Adjuster $100.00 $0.00
Reinsurance Intermediary Broker / Reinsurance Intermediary Broker $500.00 $0.00
Reinsurance Intermediary Manager / Reinsurance Intermediary Manager $500.00 $0.00
Surety Bail Bond / Surety Bail Bond $150.00 $0.00
Title / Title $10.00 $0.00
Third Party Administrator / Third Party Administrator $200.00 $0.00
Surplus Lines / Surplus Lines $100.00 $0.00

* Per application.
**Per Line of Authority

Contacts

Last Update: 4/13/2016

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