State Requirements

District of Columbia / Resident Licensing / Individual

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  • Fees shown are state fees only. These fees do not include NIPR transaction fees.
  • No LOA addition fee for LOAs that are within the same grouping.
  • License Fee: Higher fee applies if LOAs are selected from different groupings.
  • Late Reinstatement Fee: Double license fee. Higher fee applies if LOAs are selected from different groupings. (Up to one year past expiration date)

Insurance Producer

Line of Authority Combination: Life Grouping

  • Fee: $100.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $200.00

Insurance Producer

Line of Authority Combination: Property & Casualty Grouping

  • Fee: $100.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $200.00

Insurance Producer

Line of Authority Combination: Limited Line Grouping

  • Fee: $100.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $200.00

Insurance Producer

Line of Authority Combination: Bail Bond

  • Fee: $0.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $0.00

Insurance Producer

Line of Authority Combination: Managing General Agent

  • Fee: $300.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $600.00

Insurance Producer

Line of Authority Combination: Reinsurance Intermediary

  • Fee: $300.00
  • Amendment Fee: $0.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $600.00

Insurance Producer

Line of Authority Combination: Surplus Lines

  • Fee: $200.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $400.00

Public Adjuster

  • Fee: $100.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $200.00

Title

  • Fee: $100.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $200.00
  • NIPR verifies exams prior to allowing submission of an application.
  • Please note that license class names can vary by state.

 

PRODUCER

Insurance Producer

Exam Required

  • Life
  • Accident & Health or Sickness
  • Property
  • Casualty
  • Personal Lines

No Exam Required

  • Variable Life & Variable Annuity
  • Car Rental
  • Credit - Limited Line Credit Ins
  • Crop
  • Travel
  • Surety
  • Bail Bond
  • Managing General Agent
  • Portable Electronics
  • Reinsurance Intermediary
  • Surplus Lines
Adjuster

Public Adjuster

No Exam Required

  • Public Adjuster
OTHER

Title

Exam Required

  • Title Producer

No Exam Required

  • Title Attorney

Applicant Can

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

Business Rules

  • To print your license, click the state on NIPR's license print page

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

  • Residence or business address must be in the District of Columbia. Residence address may not contain a P.O. Box.

  • Applicant with a provisional status reason will be deferred for state review.

  • Applicant can apply for reinstatement through NIPR’s Resident License Application with an additional fee up to 365 days after license expiration.

  • Applicant must hold active property or casualty license or be applying simultaneously for property or casualty to apply for surplus lines of authority.

  • Applicant must hold active property or casualty line of authority or be applying simultaneously for property or casualty to apply for bail bond.

  • Applicants for the variable line of authority (LOA) must supply a FINRA Central Registry Depository (CRD) number on the application.  If you need to verify your CRD number you may use the Broker Search feature found on FINRA’s website.

  • Title applicants cannot apply for both Title Producer and title attorney. These two (2) lines of authority are mutually exclusive.

  • 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. All other required documentation must be forwarded directly to the state.

Contact Information

Address

District of Columbia Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking
810 First Street, NE, Suite 701
Washington, DC 20002
United States

Mailing Address

District of Columbia Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking
810 First Street, NE, Suite 701
Washington, DC 20002
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

Individuals must submit a written request via fax to 202-354-1084.  The individual’s request must be accompanied with the supporting document which shows proof of the change.

By submitting a written request via fax to 202-354-1084 and it must be signed by the agent.

Agencies must submit a written request via fax to 202-354-1084.  The agency must submit an amended article from the resident state.

Contact information is updated by written request via fax to 202-354-1084 and must be signed by an officer, director or licensing coordinator.

Changes are submitted by a written request via fax to 202-354-1084 and must be signed by an officer, director or licensing coordinator.

Most requests are submitted via NIPR but to become a resident of the District they also have to be scheduled for fingerprint/background appointment. We also accept changes via fax to 202-354-1084.

Changes are submitted by a written request via fax to 202-354-1084 and must be signed by an officer, director or licensing coordinator.