TENNESSEE Non-Resident Licensing for Individuals

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for Tennessee 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.

Applicant's name, birth date, license number, state of residence, and Tax ID must match current insurance producer Database (PDB) record for resident state.

Applicant must provide a valid country code, mailing address, business email, and resident phone number.

insurance producer applicants can reapply through Non-Resident License (NRL) Application after three hundred and sixty-five (365) days have passed since their expiration date. From the expiration date to the three hundred and sixty-fifth (365th) day after the expiration date the applicant will late renew through Non-Resident Renewal (NRR) Application.

Applicants reapplying must not have any of the following status reasons: revoked, suspended, never relicense, denial - original license, denied for cause, or disciplinary term.

Variable contracts applicants must be pre-licensed for the life line of authority (LOA) prior to applying for variable contracts.

Surplus lines agent applicants must have an active insurance producer license in Tennessee prior to applying for surplus lines agent.

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)
Insurance Producer Accident & Health
Insurance Producer Life
Insurance Producer Casualty
Insurance Producer Property
Insurance Producer Personal Lines
Insurance Producer Variable Contracts
Insurance Producer Credit Products
Insurance Producer Travel, Accident & Baggage
Insurance Producer Crop Hail
Insurance Producer Legal
Insurance Producer Title
Insurance Producer Title Practice Attorney
Insurance Producer Bail Bondsman
Surplus Lines Agent Not Applicable

License Fees (Individual)

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

License Class / LOA Combination License Fee * Amendment Fee *
Insurance Producer / All LOAs $50.00 Plus applicable retaliatory fee $50.00 Plus applicable retaliatory fee
Surplus Lines Agent / Not Applicable $120.00 Plus applicable retaliatory fee N/A

* Per application.

Retaliatory Fees (Individual)

State insurance producer Surplus Lines Agent
Alabama $10.00 $0.00
Alaska $25.00 $0.00
Arizona $70.00 $0.00
Arkansas $20.00 $0.00
California $94.00 $322.00
Colorado $44.00 $308.00
Connecticut $25.00 $0.00
Delaware $25.00 $0.00
District of Columbia $50.00 $0.00
Florida $69.00 $0.00
Georgia $65.00 $0.00
Hawaii $100.00 $360.00
Idaho $30.00 $0.00
Illinois $200.00 $680.00
Indiana $40.00 $0.00
Iowa $0.00 $0.00
Kansas $30.00 $0.00
Kentucky $50.00 $0.00
Louisiana $25.00 $0.00
Maine $35.00 $0.00
Maryland $4.00 $0.00
Massachusetts $250.00 $0.00
Michigan $0.00 $100.00
Minnesota $0.00 $380.00
Mississippi $50.00 $0.00
Missouri $50.00 $0.00
Montana $50.00 $0.00
Nebraska $0.00 $130.00
Nevada $85.00 $0.00
New Hampshire $160.00 $0.00
New Jersey $120.00 $0.00
New Mexico $0.00 $0.00
New York $30.00 $0.00
North Carolina $50.00 $0.00
North Dakota $50.00 $0.00
Ohio $0.00 $80.00
Oklahoma $30.00 $0.00
Oregon $25.00 $0.00
Pennsylvania $60.00 $80.00
Puerto Rico $750.00 $0.00
Rhode Island $70.00 $0.00
South Carolina $0.00 $0.00
South Dakota $0.00 $0.00
Texas $0.00 $0.00
Utah $52.00 $0.00
Vermont $40.00 $0.00
Virginia $.00 $0.00
Virgin Islands $550.00 $0.00
Washington $5.00 $80.00
West Virginia $0.00 $280.00
Wisconsin $0.00 $0.00
Wyoming $100.00 $0.00

* Amendment fees will be charged at the application level and will be the same as the original licensing fee.

Contacts

Last Update: 9/26/2017

TENNESSEE Non-Resident Licensing for Business Entities

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for Tennessee 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.
N/A 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's name, license number, state of residence, and Tax ID must match current Producer Database (PDB) record for resident state.

Applicant must provide a valid country code, mailing address, business email, and business phone number.

Applicants reapplying must not have any of the following status reasons: revoked, suspended, never relicense, denial - original license, denied for cause, or disciplinary term.

At least one (1) Designated Responsible Licensed Producer (DRLP) must have an active resident or non-resident license in Tennessee. This excludes public adjuster transactions.  

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
Business Entity Producer None Yes
Public Adjuster Business Entity None Yes

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 *
Business Entity Producer / All LOAs $50.00 Plus applicable retaliatory fee N/A
Public Adjuster Business Entity / None $100.00 N/A

* Per application.

  • Applicants who are reinstating an expired license will be charged the initial licensing fee

Retaliatory Fees (Business Entity)

State Business Entity Producer
Alabama $70.00
Alaska $25.00
Arizona $70.00
Arkansas $20.00
California $94.00
Colorado $44.00
Connecticut $15.00
Delaware $25.00
District of Columbia $50.00
Florida $69.00
Georgia $65.00
Hawaii $100.00
Idaho $30.00
Illinois $100.00
Indiana $40.00
Iowa $0.00
Kansas $30.00
Kentucky $70.00
Louisiana $25.00
Maine $35.00
Maryland $4.00
Massachusetts $25.00
Michigan $0.00
Minnesota $150.00
Mississippi $150.00
Missouri $50.00
Montana $50.00
Nebraska $0.00
Nevada $0.00
New Hampshire $160.00
New Jersey $120.00
New Mexico $0.00
New York $30.00
North Carolina $250.00
North Dakota $0.00
Ohio $0.00
Oklahoma $0.00
Oregon $25.00
Pennsylvania $60.00
Puerto Rico $250.00
Rhode Island $30.00
South Carolina $0.00
South Dakota $0.00
Texas $0.00
Utah $62.00
Vermont $40.00
Virginia $0.00
Virgin Islands $0.00
Washington $5.00
West Virginia $0.00
Wisconsin $50.00
Wyoming $0.00

* Amendment fees will be charged at the application level and will be the same as the original licensing fee.

Contacts

Last Update: 9/08/2017

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