State Requirements

Iowa / 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.

All license classes

  • Renewal Fee: $50.00
  • Reinstatement 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 Life & Variable Annuity
  • Personal Lines
  • Credit
  • Crop
  • Surety
Adjuster

Public Adjuster

  • No Line of Authority Required.
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.
  • Applicant can late renew through NIPR's Resident License Renewal (RLR) Application.
  • License printing available electronically.

Business Rules

  • Applicant must not have any serious RIRS actions or 1033 actions since last renewal or initial application. Contact the state for additional information, if applicable.

  • Insurance Producers with Life, Accident & Health, Property, Casualty and/or Personal Lines lines of authority must be in continuing education (CE) compliance to renew license. Effective June 9, 2021 the requirement to complete 18 hours of classroom CE was removed. To be in CE compliance, individual must have (36) total credit hours in which (3) of the hours are Ethics through classroom, classroom equivalent, or self-study method courses. Crop line of authority must have (18) total credit hours in which (3) of the hours are Ethics to renew. Please allow up to two (2) to three (3) business days from date compliance shows met on your SBS CE transcript to be able to submit renewal. For a full list of CE requirements please see: Iowa Administrative Code Chapter 191.11.

  • Public Adjuster applicant must be in continuing education (CE) compliance to renew application. To be in CE compliance, applicant must have twenty-four (24) total credits hours which two (2) of the hours are Ethics to renew. Please allow up to two (2) to three (3) business days from date compliance shows met on your SBS CE transcript to be able to submit renewal."

  • Public Adjuster applications are deferred to the state for Proof of Financial Responsibility. See Iowa Administrative Code 191-55.10(82GA, HF499) Evidence of Financial Responsibility.

  • 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: Ninety (90) days prior to expiration date - Expiration date.

Late Renewal Period: Up to one (1) year past 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

  • Life
  • Accident & Health
  • Variable Life & Variable Annuity
  • Property
  • Casualty
  • Personal Lines
  • Crop

Public Adjuster

  • Public Adjuster

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 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.