State Requirements

Alabama / Non-Resident Licensing / Individual

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

Insurance Producer

  • Fee: $80.00
  • Amendment Fee: $80.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $80.00

Portable Electronics Insurance Large

  • Fee: $1000.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $1000.00

Portable Electronics Insurance Small

  • Fee: $100.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $100.00

PreNeed Sales Agent

  • Fee: $0.00
  • Fee Disclaimers: License fee will be included in appointment fee.

Service Representative

  • Fee: $0.00
  • Amendment Fee: $0.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $0.00
  • Fee Disclaimers: License fee will be included in appointment fee.

Surplus Lines Broker

  • Fee: $230.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $230.00
  • Please note that license class names can vary by state.

Insurance Producer

  • Life
  • Accident & Health or Sickness
  • Variable Life and Variable Annuity
  • Property
  • Casualty
  • Personal Lines
  • Credit
  • Crop
  • Car Rental
  • Travel
  • Bail Bond
  • Dental Services
  • Legal Services
  • Motor Club
  • Self-Service Storage Facility

Portable Electronics Large

  • No Line of Authority Required

Portable Electronics Small

  • No Line of Authority Required

PreNeed Sales Agent

  • PreNeed Sales Agent

Service Representative

  • Property
  • Casualty
  • Personal Lines

Surplus Lines Broker

  • No Line of Authority Required

Applicant Can

  • Submit initial license for individuals electronically.
  • Submit for major lines of authority.
  • Submit for limited lines of authority.
  • Submit surplus lines for individuals.
  • Add lines of authority (amend) to an existing active license.
  • Reinstate/reapply through NIPR's Non-Resident License (NRL) Application.
  • Print licenses electronically.

Business Rules

  • Applicant must be eighteen (18) years old or older as determined from the applicant's date of birth.

  • The Residence Address for Individuals cannot be a P.O. Box.

  • If applicant holds a Surety line of authority (LOA) in their resident state, applicant should use Alabama's Non-Resident Reciprocal-Surety line of authority as the equivalent.

  • Service Representative and Pre-Need Sales Agent license class requires an appointment before transacting business

  • Applicants may not apply for or hold Portable Electronics Insurance Small and Large simultaneously.

  • Alabama Citizenship Law
    • Under Alabama Act no. 2011-535, an alien who is not lawfully present in the United States and who is not defined as an alien eligible for public benefits under 8 U.S.C. § 1621(a) or 8 U.S.C. § 1641 shall not receive any state or local public benefits, including a professional or commercial license provided by an agency of state government.
    • Any person who knowingly makes a false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or representation in a declaration of United States citizenship commits perjury in the second degree, a Class A misdemeanor punishable by a definite term of imprisonment in the county jail or to hard labor for the county of not more than one year and a definite fine not exceeding $6,000. Alabama Act no. 2011-535, § 7(h).
    • Eligibility will be verified through the Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements program operated within the United States Department of Homeland Security.

  • Beginning on December 15, 2015, Proof of U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants and licensees.  Proof may be submitted using this link:  Proof is required in accordance with the Beason-Hammon Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act.  Citizenship verification is required of ALL APPLICANTS.  There are sixteen different identifiers, including your official driver's license, any one of which can be used as proof.  Your license will not be renewed or issued until this documentation is received.  If information is not received within 10 days your application will be rejected.  Please note:  fees paid are non-refundable.

  • 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.

  • Please note: There may be a variance of seven (7) to ten (10) days between the effective date communicated in the email response generated from NIPR's online application and the actual effective date assigned by the state of Alabama. The actual effective date will be submitted to the Producer Database (PDB) and printed on your license. To verify the effective date, you may also visit the state.

  • Please note:  Alabama requires notification of address or email address change within 30 days of address change or an address violation fee will be assessed. If you hold an active license in Alabama you must use the Contact Change Request application by visiting the CCR Announcements. If your license is inactive on the Producer Database you must contact Alabama directly to make an address change. Updating an address within an initial or renewal license application will not update in the Alabama system.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

Alabama Department of Insurance
P.O. Box 303351
Montgomery, AL 36130-3351
United States

Special Instructions

Frequently Asked Questions

Online printing information can be found by going to NIPR's license print page and selecting the state.

One year

  • Fax changes to: 334-240-3282