State Requirements

Iowa / Non-Resident Renewal / 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.
  • Iowa does not have a grace period on license renewals. License reinstatements can be processed for up to twelve (12) months past the license expiration date by reapplying through NIPR’s electronic Non-Resident Renewal (NRR) process and paying a late fee.

Insurance Producer

  • Renewal Fee: $50.00
  • Late Renewal Fee: $150.00

Surplus Lines Producer

  • Renewal Fee: $50.00
  • Late Renewal Fee: $150.00
  • Please note that license class names can vary by state.
  • Applications for Other lines of authority will defer to state for approval.
PRODUCER

Insurance Producer

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

Surplus Lines

  • No Line of Authority Required.

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 Renewals (NRR) Application.
  • Late renew up to one year beyond expiration through NIPR's Non-Resident Renewals (NRR) Application.
  • Print Licenses Electronically.

Business Rules

  • 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.

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

  • Applicant must provide a valid country code and business email.

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

  • Applicant expired greater than one year with an inactive status must reinstate or reapply through NIPR's Non-Resident License (NRL) Application.

  • There must be no serious:

  • Regulatory Information Retrieval System (RIRS) actions for the applicant since last renewal.

  • 1033 actions for the applicant since last renewal.

  • If so, please contact the state for assistance.

  • 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.

Insurance Producer

Renewal Period: Ninety (90) days prior to expiration date - Triennially on last day of birth month.

Late Renewal Period: Applicant can late renew up to one year beyond expiration through NIPR's Non-Resident Renewals (NRR) Application.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

Iowa Insurance Division
Two Ruan Center
601 Locust, 4th Floor
Des Moines, IA 50309-3738
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 procedure. Phone #515-281-5705 or email producer.licensing@iid.iowa.gov.

Exams are valid for 90 days.

Pearson Vue 1-877-540-5825
or
http://www.pearsonvue.com/ia/insurance/

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