State Requirements

Hawaii / Non-Resident Renewal / Individual

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  • Fees shown are state fees only. These fees do not include NIPR transaction fees.
  • All fee are Per application.
  • Applicant may reinstate license electronically up to thirty (30) days past expiration. After thirty (30) days applicant will no longer be eligible to reinstate electronically.

Insurance Producer

  • Renewal Fee: $150.00
  • Late Renewal Fee: $225.00

Surplus Lines Broker

  • Renewal Fee: $90.00
  • Late Renewal Fee: $135.00
  • Please note that license class names can vary by state.
PRODUCER

Insurance Producer

  • Life
  • Accident & Health or Sickness
  • Variable Annuity and Variable Life Products
  • Property
  • Casualty
  • Personal Lines Only
  • Vehicle
  • Marine
  • Surety
BROKER

Surplus Lines Broker

  • Property
  • Casualty
  • Personal Lines Only

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 for individuals.
  • Late renew through NIPR's Non-Resident Renewal Application.
  • Print license electronically.

Applicant Cannot

  • Renew partial lines.

Business Rules

  • A licensee shall apply to the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (”DCCA”) and the Insurance Commissioner for approval of the use or change of a trade name.

  • Hawaii does not offer online license printing. Licensees must contact the state.

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

  • All phone and fax numbers entered on application, including authorized submitter information, must contain ten (10) digits.

  • Applicant must provide a valid business email address and business phone number.

  • Applicants must not have a P.O. Box as their residence or business address.

  • Applicant must renew all active lines held at renewal. No partial renewals are allowed.

  • When renewing surplus line broker license, applicant must only renew casualty, property or personal lines.

  • In order for an insurance producer to renew a license, the insurance producer must also have an active surplus lines broker license on PDB. If they do not hold a surplus lines broker license, they should renew their insurance producer license on Hawaii's web site, https://www.ehawaii.gov/dcca/hils/renew/exe/insrenew.cgi.

  • If license went inactive before the expiration date, the applicant must contact the Hawaii Division of Insurance.

  • 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 License Classes

Renewal Period:

  • Starts: Two (2) months prior to expiration date, on the first day of the month.
  • Ends: Sixteenth (16) day of birth month. Those born in odd months renew in odd years, those born in even months renew in even years.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

Hawaii Division of Insurance
P.O. Box 3614
Honolulu, HI 96813-3614
United States

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Go to http://cca.hawaii.gov/ins/. Look under "AGENT & AGENCY LICENSES" for all applicable information for Licensing section.

Active Hawaii Resident Producer Converting to Hawaii Nonresident Producer:

  1. Form AC Change of address
  2. Letter of Certification issued by your new home state showing that you are licensed as a Resident Producer.
  3. Appointments:Form APPT – Notice of New Appointment

Active Hawaii Nonresident Producer Converting to Hawaii Resident Producer:

  1. If the National Producer Database (PDB) shows that you currently hold an active resident license in another state, a clearance letter from that state will be required.
  2. Successfully pass the Hawaii Insurance License Exam(s). Contact our exam administrator, Pearson Vue to register for an exam. Call toll free at 1-800-274-2608. View our Candidate Handbook at Pearson Vue's website. Exam is not required if application is received within ninety days of the cancellation of the applicant's previous resident license and if the producer was licensed in good standing.
  3. Obtain fingerprints. See instructions
  4. A complete paper application includes:
    1. Form HPL – Hawaii Application for Individual Insurance License. Or NAIC Uniform Application. Submit one with original signature.
    2. Licensing Fees. Make check payable to DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS.
    3. Appointments:Form APPT – Notice of New Appointment

Two Years

Contacting Pearson VUE at 1-800-274-2608

OR

Visit the Pearson VUE website

HI is not an affiliation State. The documents found at the following links must be submitted to add/delete a designated representative.

To Add Form

To Delete Form

Report the changes to State of Hawaii insurance licensing branch at inslic@dcca.hawaii.gov

Go to online CCR service via NIPR, or contact State of Hawaii insurance licensing branch

Licensees may submit this form to request a Letter of Certification or a Letter of Clearance: Request Letter

The following link must be submitted to cancel or surrender a license: Voluntary Surrender of Insurance License

The following link should be submitted to Add or Remove a Line of Authority from a Hawaii license: Add/Remove LOA