West Virginia

State Contact Information & FAQ

Contact Information

Mailing Address

Offices of the Insurance Commissioner
Agents Licensing & Education
P.O. Box 50541
Charleston, WV 25305-0541
United States

Frequently Asked Questions

Pearson Vue 1-800)-274-2614
West Virginia Insurance

  • One Year

  • Every business entity must notify the department in writing of any change in their O/P/O/D - Owners, Officers, Partners, Directors. There is no form or fee to make changes. The notice should be in writing and should contain the business entity name and FEIN and the reported changes. The notice can be faxed, mailed or emailed to the Department.
  • OICagentlicensing@wv.gov

Fingerprinting is required of all new resident producers, producers amending their license adding a major line and any new resident licensees relocating from another state.  To learn more about the fingerprinting requirement, please visit:
Fingerprint FAQs

  • When relocating from another state to West Virginia, a letter of clearance (if state provides) is required.  When relocating to another state from West Virginia, it is suggested the individual contact the state to see if a letter of clearance is required or if cancelling the license with WV is sufficient.  WV does provide letters of clearance, if required from the relocating state.
  • The fee is $10 and the form that is required to be completed and submitted to WV is found at: 
    Request for Letter of Clearance & Certification
  •  Letters of clearance are valid for 90 days or an individual may apply within 90 days of cancellation.