State Requirements

Iowa / Non-Resident Licensing / 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

  • Fee: $50.00
  • Amendment Fee: $0.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $50.00

Surplus Lines Broker

  • Fee: $50.00
  • Amendment Fee: $0.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $50.00
  • Please note that license class names can vary by state.
  • Applications for Other lines of authority will defer to state for approval.

Insurance Producer

  • Life
  • Accident & Health
  • Property
  • Casualty
  • Variable Life / Variable Annuity
  • Personal Lines
  • Credit
  • Crop
  • Surety
  • Travel

Surplus Lines Producer

  • No Line of Authority Required

Applicant Can

  • Submit initial license for individuals electronically.
  • Submit major lines of authority.
  • Submit limited lines of authority.
  • Submit surplus lines for individuals.
  • Add lines of authority (amend) to an existing active license.
  • Reinstate/reapply through NIPR's Non-Resident License (NRL) Application.
  • Print Licenses Electronically.

Business Rules

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

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

  • Applicant must provide a valid country code.

  • P.O. Boxes are only allowed for mailing addresses.

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

  • 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.

  • Once licensed, Insurance Producers who wishes to sell indexed products in Iowa shall complete at least one four-credit indexed products training course, prior to providing any advice or making any sales presentation concerning an indexed product.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

Iowa Insurance Division
1963 Bell Ave.
Suite 100
Des Moines, IA 50315
United States

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Resident state changes cannot be done online. Please contact the Iowa Insurance Division, Producer Licensing for the procedure. Phone #515-654-6600 or email

Exams are valid for 90 days.

Pearson Vue 1-877-540-5825

These changes are not tracked by the department and do not need to be reported.

NIPR is currently working with Iowa to make access to Continuing Education (CE) transcript data available via MYNIPR. 


Click here to be directed to MyNIPR application.