State Requirements

California / Non-Resident Renewal / Individual

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  • Fees shown are state fees only. These fees do not include NIPR transaction fees.
  • All fees are charged per application.


 

Insurance Producer

  • Renewal Fee: $188.00
  • Late Renewal Fee: $282.00
  • Fee Disclaimers: Fee is charged per Line of Authority Grouping. Groupings include: (Property Broker Agent, Casualty Broker Agent, Personal Lines Broker Agent) and (Life Only Agent, Accident & Health Agent, Variable Contracts)

Insurance Producer

Line of Authority Combination: Surplus Lines Broker

  • Fee Disclaimers: Fees are based on the answers to the Supplemental Questions in the application. If both A and B are selected in the answer the highest fee will be assessed.

Insurance Producer

Line of Authority Combination: Special Lines SL Broker

  • Fee Disclaimers: Fees are based on the answers to the Supplemental Questions in the application. If both A and B are selected in the answer the highest fee will be assessed.

Insurance Producer

Line of Authority Combination: Rental Car

  • Renewal Fee: $509.00
  • Late Renewal Fee: $764.00

Insurance Producer

Line of Authority Combination: Portable Electronics

  • Renewal Fee: $321.00
  • Late Renewal Fee: $482.00

Insurance Producer

Line of Authority Combination: Self-Service Storage Agent

  • Renewal Fee: $323.00
  • Late Renewal Fee: $485.00

Non-Resident Credit Insurance Agent

  • Renewal Fee: $410.00
  • Late Renewal Fee: $615.00

Non-Resident Life Settlement Broker

  • Renewal Fee: $188.00
  • Please note that license class names can vary by state.
  • Applications for Other lines of authority will defer to state for approval.
PRODUCER

Insurance Producer (Single LOAs)

  • Life
  • Accident & Health or Sickness
  • Variable Life and Variable Annuity
  • Property
  • Casualty
  • Personal Lines
  • Surplus Lines Broker
  • Special Lines SL Broker
  • Car Rental
  • Brokering Life Settlements
  • Funeral and Burial Expense
  • Limited Lines Auto Ins Agent
  • Portable Electronics
  • Registered Administrator
  • Self-Service Storage Agent

Non-Resident Insurance Producer (Groupings)

  • Life and Variable Life and Variable Annuity
  • Property and Casualty
  • Life & Accident Health or Sickness
BROKER

Non-Resident Life Settlement Broker

  • Brokering Life Settlements
OTHER

Non-Resident Credit Ins Agent

  • Credit Insurance Agent

Applicant Can

  • Submit renewals for individuals electronically.
  • Submit renewals for major lines of authority.
  • Submit renewals for limited lines of authority.
  • Submit renewals for Surplus Lines of authority.
  • Late renew through NIPR's Non-Resident Renewal (NRR) Application.
  • Submit partial renewals.
  • Print Licenses Electronically.

Business Rules

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

  • Applicant's name, Tax ID, license number, birth date, state of residence, and National Producer Number (NPN) must match current Producer Database (PDB) record for resident state.

  • Applicant's mailing address must be either his or her residence address or a personal P.O. Box.

  • Applicant must provide a valid country code and business email.

  • Applicant may not renew a license in their own resident state.

  • Licensees can renew their expired license through Non-Resident Renewal application up to 365 days after the license expires.

  • Variable Life or Variable Annuity applicants must renew Life simultaneously.
    • Must provide FINRA CRD y. 
  • Surplus Lines Broker and Special Lines' Surplus Line Broker applicants must renew Property and Casualty. 

  • There must be no serious:
    • Regulatory Information Retrieval System (RIRS) actions for the applicant since last renewal.
    • 1033 actions for the licensee since last renewal.
    • If so, please contact the state for assistance.
  • California licensees must complete and submit their own renewal application. As stated in section 1652(a) of the California Insurance Code, applicants must declare, under penalty of perjury, that the contents of the application are true and correct.

  • Criminal Convictions: For the purposes of the California application, "convicted" occurs if applicant was ever found guilty by verdicts of a judge or jury; and/or ever entered a plea of guilty, nolo contendre or no contest. All convictions must be disclosed, even if the charges were later dismissed or expunged, the guilty plea was withdrawn pursuant to Penal Code Section 1203.4, or placed on probation, received a suspended sentence or just ordered to pay a fine.

  • Driving Under the Influence: Disclose all driving related misdemeanors including, but not limited to, driving under the influence, reckless driving, driving without a valid license, or driving with a suspended or revoked license. Failure to disclose all convictions can result in a denied application. Juvenile offenses tried in juvenile court may be excluded.

  • All individual applicants applying for a California license should disregard the Agency or Business Entity Affiliations' page within the uniform application.

  • If applicant responds "yes" to one of the background questions please submit supporting documents electronically via NIPR's Attachments Warehouse. at California Department of Insurance, 320 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814, email at sac.renewals@insurance.ca.gov, or fax at (916) 327-6907.

  • Licensees can renew their expired license through Non-Resident Renewal application up to 365 days after the license expires.

All License Classes

Renewal Period: Ninety (90) days prior to expiration date - License expiration date

Late Renewal Period: Up to one year past expiration date.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

California Department of Insurance
320 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, CA 95814
United States

Frequently Asked Questions

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

One Year

Business Entity Endorsement *

*Note: In California, only the business entities report
 affiliations and/or DRLPs.

  • Cancel/Surrender a License

  • Clearance Letter: If another state requires that the licensee provide a letter of clearance, in California the licensee can submit a clearance letter request that will cancel the license when the clearance letter is issued.