State Requirements

Illinois / Resident Renewal / Business

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

Business Entity Producer

  • Renewal Fee: $150.00

Car Rental Limited License

  • Renewal Fee: $215.00

Portable Electronics Limited License

  • Renewal Fee: $500.00

Self-Service Storage Facility

  • Renewal Fee: $50.00

Travel Insurance

  • Renewal Fee: $500.00

Navigator

  • Renewal Fee: $0.00
  • Fee Disclaimers: Applicant not charged a state fee, only NIPR transaction fee.

Pharmacy Benefit Manager

  • Renewal Fee: $500.00
  • Please note that license class names can vary by state.
  • Applications for Other lines of authority will defer to state for approval.
PRODUCER

Business Entity Producer

DRLP Required

  • No Line of Authority Required
OTHER

Travel Insurance

DRLP Required

  • No Line of Authority Required

Pharmacy Benefit Manager

  • No Line of Authority Required

Applicant Can

  • Submit renewals for business entities electronically.
  • Submit renewals for major lines of authority.
  • Submit renewals for limited lines of authority.
  • Submit renewals for surplus lines for business entities.
  • Print licenses electronically.

Applicant Cannot

  • Late renew through NIPR's Resident License Renewal (RLR) Application
  • Submit partial renewals.

Business Rules

  • Effective November 5, 2015 the Illinois Department of Insurance will no longer mail paper renewal notices or licenses that have historically been mailed by the Illinois Department of Insurance’s Licensing Division. License renewals will be emailed to the licensee’s email address of record. Once a new or renewed license is issued, licensees will be able to print their license by going to https://sbs.naic.org/solar-external-lookup/license-manager

  • Paper Applicants: Illinois prefers that you use the electronic application. Paper applications can take six (6) to ten (10) weeks to process.

  • Applicant must renew their license by the expiration date. Electronic renewals will not be available for expired licenses.

  • Illinois Department of Insurance requires a list of all affiliations before a navigator certificate license will be renewed.

  • Business Entity Navigator Certificate applicants cannot change the line of authority (LOA) on a renewal application. If you need to change your LOA please apply by paper directly with the Illinois Department of Insurance at https://www.naic.org/documents/committees_ex_pltf_plwg_be_renewal_insurance producer_app_20132015_clean.pdf.

  • At least one (1) Designated Responsible Licensed Producer (DRLP) must be provided on the application and have have an active resident or non-resident license in Illinois. This excludes car rental and self-service storage licenses.

  • DRLP license must be listed on PDB and be applying for a business entity license.

  • If renewal is for navigator certificate license class with line of authority (LOA) of navigator or LOA of in person counselor, at least one (1) Designated Responsible License insurance producer (DRLP) must hold an active resident or non-resident navigator license with the navigator LOA in Illinois.

  • Illinois Department of Insurance requires proof that the Navigator Federal Training was taken before issuing a navigator license for renewal. Please scan and email a copy of the certificate of completion of the entire federal training provided at the end of the online training course to the Illinois Department of Insurance.

  • At least one (1) of the DRLP specified on the application must also be specified as an owner, partner, officer or director.

  • 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. Paper applications can take six (6) to ten (10) weeks to process.

Business Entity Producer

Renewal Period: Biennially ninety (90) days prior to expiration - May 31st.

Late Renewal Period: N/A. 

Travel Insurance

Renewal Period: Forty-five (45) days before license expiration date - annually on 5/31

Late Renewal: N/A. 

Pharmacy Benefit Manager

Renewal Period: Biennially ninety (90) days prior to expiration - May 31st.

Late Renewal Period: N/A. 

Contact Information

Mailing Address

Illinois Department of Insurance
320 West Washington Street
Springfield, IL 62767-0001
United States

Special Instructions

James R Thomson Center
Attn: Rich Nitka Regulatory Unit

100 W Randolph St. Suite 9-301
Chicago, Illinois 60601-3395

Phone: (312) 814-5430
Fax: (312) 814-5416

Frequently Asked Questions

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

One Year

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Candidate Handbook

  • Mail in a signed request (including your NPN #) over your signature to:

    Illinois Department of Insurance
    Attn: Licensing Unit
    320 W Washington St
    Springfield, IL 62767

  • Include one of the following proof of name change items with your request
    1. A copy of your marriage license
    2. A copy of your driver’s license, displaying your new name

Mail in a signed request (including entity license number) to:

Illinois Department of Insurance
Attn: Licensing Unit
320 W Washington St
Springfield, IL 62767

Changes to Owner’s Partners Officers and Directors do not need to be reported to the state.

NIPR's Contact Change Request State Requirements (Illinois)

Mail in a signed request (including entity license number) to:

Illinois Department of Insurance
Attn: Licensing Unit
320 W Washington St
Springfield, IL 62767

Mail in a signed request (including entity license number) to:

Illinois Department of Insurance
Attn: Licensing Unit
320 W Washington St
Springfield, IL 62767