PENNSYLVANIA Non-Resident Licensing for Individuals

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for Pennsylvania 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 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.

Individual applicant's NPN must match current PDB record.

Applicant must enter FINRA CRD number on application if applying for Variable Life/Variable Annuity.

Surplus lines license applicant must have an active non-resident Pennsylvania producer license with property & allied lines and casualty & allied LOAs prior to applying.

Applicant may reapply for a new license electronically one year after license expiration.

Reapplication of license is accepted through Non-Resident Licensing (NRL) if license is inactive and LOA status reason is NOT "Failure to Renew- Reinstateable."

All LOAs that do NOT have the status reason "Failure to Renew- Reinstateable" must reapply through Non-Resident Licensing (NRL) for a new license.

Non-Resident Public Adjuster, Motor Vehicle Physical Damage Appraiser and NR VIATICAL SETTLEMENTS BROKER license classes cannot reapply through initial application from 1 to 60 days after license expiration. Applicant is allowed to late renew through NRR up to 60 days following license expiration date.

Applicants cannot reapply for or reinstate license day 61 through day 63 after expiration date (may apply on day 64).

Applicants applying for Non-Resident Title Agent license must pass required Pennsylvania examination and obtain a Surety bond of no less than $100,000 prior to transacting business in Pennsylvania.

Applicants applying for Non-Resident Title Agent license are required to submit fingerprint documentation to the state of Pennsylvania.

If applicant responds "yes" to one of the background questions please submit supporting documents electronically via NIPR's Attachments Warehouse. The documents are stated as follows and may be submitted to the state via mail, email, or fax:

  • A written statement summarizing the details of each incident.
  • A copy of the petition, complaint or other document that commenced the criminal, lawsuit, arbitration, or mediation proceedings.
  • A copy of the official document, which demonstrates the resolution of the charges or any final judgment. Pennsylvania will also accept emailed documentation to the compliance unit

Please email the compliance unit on the state website with any questions concerning documentation requirements.

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)
Non Res Producer Indiv Accident & Health
Non Res Producer Indiv Casualty & Allied Lines
Non Res Producer Indiv Life & Fixed Annuities
Non Res Producer Indiv Personal Lines
Non Res Producer Indiv Property & Allied Lines
Non Res Producer Indiv Variable Life/Variable Annuity
Non Res Ltd Line Prod Indiv Credit Products
Non Res Ltd Line Prod Indiv Crop Hail
Non Res Ltd Line Prod Indiv Travel
Non Res Ltd Line Prod Indiv Motor Vehicle Rental
Non-Resident Surplus Lines Producer Property & Casualty
Non Res Ltd Line Prod Indiv PORTABLE ELECTRONICS INSURANCE
Non Res Ltd Line Prod Indiv Restricted Property
Non Res Ltd Line Prod Indiv Restricted Fraternal
Non-Resident Title Agent Title
Motor Vehicle Physical Damage Appraiser None
NR VIATICAL SETTLEMENTS BROKER None

License Fees (Individual)

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

License Class / LOA Combination Licensing Fee * Amendment Fee* Reinstatement Fee (total)
Non Res Producer Indiv / All LOAs $110.00 $25.00 $110.00
Non Res Ltd Line Prod Indiv/ All LOAs $110.00 $25.00 $110.00
Non Res Surplus Lines Producer / Property & Casualty $200.00 N/A $200.00
Non-Resident Title Agent/ Title $110.00** N/A $110.00
Motor Vehicle Physical Damage Appraiser/ None $55.00 N/A $55.00
Resident Public Adjuster/ None $200.00 N/A $200.00
NR VIATICAL SETTLEMENTS BROKER/ None $100.00 N/A $100.00

* Per application.
**A fingerprint fee of $25.00 will be charged in addition to the licensing fee. The fingerprint fee is only charged to individual Non-Resident Title Agent applicants.

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Last Update: 12/27/2016

PENNSYLVANIA Non-Resident Licensing for Business Entities

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for Pennsylvania 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.
Yes 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)

Applicant must be one of the following legal business types:

  • Corporation
  • Partnership
  • Limited Liability Company (LLC)
  • Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)

Applicant must provide proof of certificate of authority to the Pennsylvania secretary of state to be verified electronically.

The business entity name will be reviewed upon application submission. Registration with the Pennsylvania Department of State may be required. Instructions will be sent upon issuance of license.

Business entity applicant's NPN must match current PDB record if applicable.

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

Surplus lines license applicant must have an active non-resident Pennsylvania producer license with property & allied lines and casualty & allied LOAs prior to applying.

At least one (1) Designated Responsible Licensed Producer (DRLP) must be listed on the application and have an active resident or non-resident license in Pennsylvania, or apply at same time for individual producer license.

At least one (1) DRLP must hold an active license in the non-resident state for the individual license type corresponding to the business entity license type being applied for.

DRLPs can apply for the corresponding individual license at the same time as applying for either a non-resident producer agency license or non-resident surplus lines agency license.

DRLP(s) must cumulatively hold all LOAs being applied for by the Business Entity.

Applicant may reapply for a new license electronically one year after license expiration.

Reapplication of license is accepted through Non-Resident Licensing (NRL) if license is inactive and LOA status reason is NOT "Failure to Renew- Reinstateable."

All LOAs that do NOT have the status reason "Failure to Renew- Reinstateable" must reapply through Non-Resident Licensing (NRL) for a new license.

Non-Resident Public Adjuster and NR VIATICAL SETTLEMENTS BROKER license classes cannot reapply through initial application from 1 to 60 days after license expiration.

Applicant is allowed to late renew through NRR up to 60 days following license expiration date.

Applicants cannot reapply for or reinstate license day 61 through day 63 after expiration date (may apply on day 64).

Business entity applicants applying for the license NON-RES PUBLIC ADJUSTER license are required to have a surety bond in the amount of no less than $20,000. Bond must be obtained prior to transacting business as a public adjuster in Pennsylvania.

All Non-Resident Public Adjuster applicants must use a contract approved by the Pennsylvania Insurance Department.

If applicant responds "yes" to one of the background questions please submit supporting documents electronically via NIPR's Attachments Warehouse. The documents are stated as follows and may be submitted to the state via mail, email, or fax:

  • A written statement summarizing the details of each incident.
  • A copy of the petition, complaint or other document that commenced the criminal, lawsuit, arbitration, or mediation proceedings.
  • A copy of the official document, which demonstrates the resolution of the charges or any final judgment. Pennsylvania will also accept emailed documentation to the compliance unit

Please email the compliance unit on the state website with any questions concerning documentation requirements.

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

State Offerings (Business Entity)

Please note that license class names can vary by state.

License Class Line of Authority (LOA)
Non Resident Producer Agency Accident & Health
Non Resident Producer Agency Casualty & Allied Lines
Non Resident Producer Agency Life & Fixed Annuities
Non Resident Producer Agency Personal Lines
Non Resident Producer Agency Property & Allied Lines
Non Resident Producer Agency Variable Life/Variable Annuity
NON RES LTD LINES PROD AGY Credit Products
NON RES LTD LINES PROD AGY Crop Hail
NON RES LTD LINES PROD AGY Travel
NON RES LTD LINES PROD AGY Motor Vehicle Rental
Non-Resident Surplus Lines Agency Property & Casualty
NON RES LTD LINES PROD AGY PORTABLE ELECTRONICS INSURANCE
NON RES LTD LINES PROD AGY Restricted Property
NON RES LTD LINES PROD AGY Restricted Fraternal
Non-Resident Title Agency Title
NON-RES PUBLIC ADJUSTER None
NR VIATICAL SETTLEMENTS BROKER None

License Fees (Business Entity)

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

License Class / LOA Combination Licensing Fee * Amendment Fee* Reinstatement Fee (total)
Non Resident Producer Agency / All LOAs $110.00 $25.00 $110.00
NON RES LTD LINES PROD AGY / All LOAs $110.00 $25.00 $110.00
Non Res Surplus Lines Agency / Property & Casualty $200.00 N/A $200.00
Non-Resident Title Agency / Title $110.00 N/A $110.00
Non-Res Public Adjuster/ None $200.00 N/A $200.00
NR VIATICAL SETTLEMENTS BROKER/ None $100.00 N/A $100.00

* Per application.

Contacts

Last Update: 12/27/2016

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