State Requirements

Hawaii / Resident Renewal / Individual

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

Insurance Producer

  • Renewal Fee: $100.00
  • Late Renewal Fee: $300.00

Surplus Lines Broker

  • Renewal Fee: $90.00
  • Late Renewal Fee: $270.00

Third Party Administrator

  • Renewal Fee: $350.00
  • Late Renewal Fee: $900.00

Limited Lines Self-Service Storage Producer

  • Renewal Fee: $90.00
  • Late Renewal Fee: $270.00

Independent Adjuster

  • Renewal Fee: $90.00
  • Late Renewal Fee: $270.00

Public Adjuster

  • Renewal Fee: $90.00
  • Late Renewal Fee: $270.00

Workers’ Compensation Adjuster – Limited License

  • Renewal Fee: $90.00
  • Late Renewal Fee: $270.00

Crop Insurance Adjuster – Limited License

  • Renewal Fee: $90.00
  • Late Renewal Fee: $270.00
  • NIPR verifies compliance with the states CE requirement prior to allowing submission of a renewal application. You may select your resident state on the following link: Verify My CE to view your CE transcript and determine whether the state has updated your status to compliant in their system and on what date.  It generally takes up to 72 hours from the compliance date for the status to be updated in our system.
  • Please note that license class names can vary by state.
PRODUCER

Insurance Producer

  • Life
  • Accident & Health or Sickness
  • Variable Life & Variable Annuity
  • Property
  • Casualty
  • Personal Lines
  • Title
  • Vehicle
  • Marine
  • Surety

Limited Lines Self-Service Storage Producer

  • Property- Self-Service Storage
Adjuster

Independent Adjuster

  • No Line of Authority Required

Public Adjuster

  • No Line of Authority Required

Workers’ Compensation Adjuster – Limited License

  • No Line of Authority Required

Crop Insurance Adjuster – Limited License

  • No Line of Authority Required
BROKER

Surplus Lines Broker

  • Property
  • Casualty
OTHER

Third Party Administrator

  • None

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 Resident License Renewal Application.
  • Print license electronically.

Applicant Cannot

  • Partial renew. Must renew all lines of authority.

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.

  • Applicants must provide a valid Hawaii residence or business address. Address may not contain a P.O. Box.

  • Applicant currently holds another active resident license on PDB and is applying for change of resident/home state. At this time HawaiiI is not offering applications with a Letter of Clearance if applying for a reciprocal license.

  • Applicant must not have an active non-resident license in Hawaii.

  • All phone and fax numbers entered on application must contain ten (10) digits.

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

  • Applicant must renew all active lines held at renewal.

  • In order for an Insurance Producer to renew a license, they must have an active Surplus Lines Broker license on PDB. If they do not they should renew their Insurance Producer license on Hawaii's web site, https://www.ehawaii.gov/dcca/hils/renew/exe/insrenew.cgi.

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

  • Licenses are subject to reactivation if they are within two years of the most recent LOA status. Those wishing to reactivate their license should email the Hawaii Division of Insurance at inslic@dcca.hawaii.gov .

  • When renewing Surplus Lines Broker license, applicant must only renew Casualty and Property 

  • Third Party Administrator applicants must enter a valid United States business and mailing address.

  • Applicant must provide a valid US business address, mailing address and phone number

  • Workers’ Compensation Adjuster – Limited License applicants are required to:
    • Pass the Hawaii Workers Compensation insurance adjuster examination for resident and non-resident initial applications AND renewals.
  • Crop Insurance Adjuster – Limited License applicants are required to:
    • Submit a valid, unexpired, Crop Adjuster Proficiency Program ("CAPP") card to the Attachment Warehouse for resident and non-resident initial applications AND renewals. There is no exam required for resident or non-resident applicants.
  • 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: 90 days prior to expiration date, on the first day of the month.
  • Ends: Expiration date.
  • NIPR verifies compliance with the states CE requirement prior to allowing submission of a renewal application.  You may select your resident state on the following link: Verify My CE to view your CE transcript and determine whether the state has updated your status to compliant in their system and on what date.  It generally takes up to 72 hours from the compliance date for the status to be updated in our system.

Insurance Producer

  • Accident & Health or Sickness
  • Casualty
  • Life
  • Marine
  • Personal Lines Only
  • Property
  • Surety
  • Vehicle

Surplus Lines Broker

  • Casualty
  • Property

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. Go to http://cca.hawaii.gov/ins/producers/forms/ and submit Form AC 
  2. Letter of Certification issued by your new home state showing that you are licensed as a Resident Producer.
  3. Go to http://cca.hawaii.gov/ins/producers/forms/ and submit : Form APPT 

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

Submit a NTA form: Go to http://cca.hawaii.gov/ins/producers/forms/ and find the form

Submit a NTA form: Go to http://cca.hawaii.gov/ins/producers/forms/ and find the form

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 - Go to http://cca.hawaii.gov/ins/producers/forms/ and find Form ADR

To Delete Form - Go to http://cca.hawaii.gov/ins/producers/forms/ and find Form RDR

 

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

Find the form AC and submit to:  State of Hawaii insurance licensing branch.

To request a Letter of Certification or a Letter of Clearance: Go to http://cca.hawaii.gov/ins/producers/forms/ and find Form LC

Go to http://cca.hawaii.gov/ins/producers/forms/ and find Form VS

To Add or Remove a Line of Authority from a Hawaii license: Go to http://cca.hawaii.gov/ins/producers/forms/ and find Form ARC