State Requirements

Kansas / Resident Licensing / Individual

Search Again Apply Now
  • Fees shown are state fees only. These fees do not include NIPR transaction fees.
  • Fees are per application.

 

  • Fingerprint Fee
    • Fee: $50.00
    • Applies to individual Insurance Producer and Public Adjuster applicants. Fee is charged in addition to application fee.

Insurance Producer

  • Fee: $30.00
  • Fee Disclaimers: Applies to first time applicants and applicants that are 4 years or more past license expiration date.

Insurance Producer

  • Reinstatement Fee: $104.00
  • Fee Disclaimers: Starting day 91 and up to 1 year past license expiration date, applicant will submit through initial licensing application and be assessed this reinstatement fee.

Insurance Producer

  • Application Fee: $190.00
  • Fee Disclaimers: Reapplication: Applies to applicants who are between 1 year and 4 years past license expiration date. After 4 years following license expiration date the applicant will have to reapply and be treated as a first-time applicant.

Surplus Lines

  • Fee: $50.00

Viatical Broker

  • Fee: $100.00

Public Adjuster – Limited to First Party Claims on only Commercial Lines Policies

  • Fee: $100.00

Reinsurance Intermediary

  • Fee: $150.00

Pharmacy Benefit Manager

  • Fee: $2500.00
  • NIPR verifies exams prior to allowing submission of an application.
  • Please note that license class names can vary by state.
  • Licensing examination scores are good for two years after date of examination.
  • Pharmacy Benefit Managers must complete the following: 
    • Charter documents or articles of incorporation
    • Template contract
    • Network adequacy report
    • Pharmacy Benefit Manager Contact Form
    • For more information on state requirements, visit: https://insurance.kansas.gov/
  • ​​​​​​​Variable Life and Variable Annuities applicants  (Life exam and FINRA Series 6 or Series 7 designations)
  • Viatical Broker applicants must hold a Life license or take the Life exam. ​​​​​​​
  • Surplus Lines applicants must hold Property and Casualty
PRODUCER

Insurance Producer

Exam Required

  • Life
  • Accident & Health or Sickness
  • Variable Life and Variable Annuities
  • Property
  • Casualty
  • Personal Lines
  • Crop
  • Title
  • Bail Bonds
  • Pre-Need

No Exam Required

  • Credit
  • Travel
  • Self-Service Storage
Adjuster

Public Adjuster – Limited to First Party Claims on only Commercial Lines Policies

Exam Required

  • Public Adjuster
BROKER

Viatical Broker- Must hold a life license or take the life exam

No Exam Required

  • Viatical Broker
OTHER

Surplus Lines- Must hold Property & Casualty

No Exam Required

  • Surplus Lines

Reinsurance Intermediary

No Exam Required

  • Reinsurance Intermediary

Pharmacy Benefit Manager

  • Pharmacy Benefit Manger

Applicant Can

  • Submit for 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 Resident License (RL) Application.
  • Print licenses electronically.

Business Rules

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

  • Employment history is required for all individual applicants for the past five (5) years contiguously with no gaps. This includes full and part-time work, self-employment, military service, unemployment and full-time education.

  • Applicant must not have an active resident license in any other 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 email at KID.Licensing@ks.gov.
  • Applicant should not hold an active non-resident Kansas license while applying for a resident Kansas license.

  • Applicant’s Residence address must be in Kansas. If residence address is not in Kansas, the transaction will be declined.

  • Applicants who are not U.S. citizens must provide proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. Please submit legible copies of documents establishing your work eligibility (e.g., Work Visa/Green Card) to the NIPR Attachments Warehouse Additional Documents.

  • PO Boxes and Private Mailboxes (PMB) are only permitted in the mailing address field.

  • Pharmacy Benefit Managers must complete the following: 

    • Charter documents or articles of incorporation
    • Template contract
    • Network adequacy report
    • Pharmacy Benefit Manager Contact Form
    • For more information on state requirements, visit: https://insurance.kansas.gov/
  • Insurance Producer applicants are allowed to late renew for up to 90 days following license expiration date. Starting day 91 following license expiration date, applicant will use the initial licensing application to apply.
    • Applicants reinstating from 91 days to 4 years following license expiration date must be CE compliant. If the applicant is reinstating and is not CE compliant the transaction will not be allowed.
    • Insurance Producer applicants apply 4 or more years following license expiration date will be treated as first-time applicants.
  • Variable Life and Variable Annuity applicants must be actively licensed for Life line of authority, or be applying for the Life at the same time.  Also, must hold a FINRA Series 6 or Series 7 designation.
  • Public Adjuster - Limited to First Party Claims on only Commercial Lines Policies applicants must submit their application through Resident Licensing Renewal (RLR) application for up to one year following license expiration date. After one-year following license expiration date, Public Adjuster - Limited to First Party Claims on only Commercial Lines Policies applicants must submit through Resident Licensing (RL) application.
    • Public Adjuster - Limited to First Party Claims on only Commercial Lines Policies applicants applying 1 year to 4 years following license expiration date must be CE compliant. If applicant is not CE compliant the transaction will not be allowed.
  • The following license classes must reapply as a new applicant immediately following license expiration date. These license types are not allowed to renew past the license expiration date.
    • Surplus Lines
    • Reinsurance Intermediary
    • Viatical Broker
  • Applicants with a status reason of Revoked cannot reapply for a period of two years from the data the license was revoked.

  • Applicants with a status reason of Voluntary Surrender must reapply as a new applicant regardless of expiration date.

  • Kansas does not require or track  agency Affiliations

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Exam scores are valid for one (1) year from exam date. 

To surrender a resident insurance license, the agent should submit a written request, providing name and national producer number (NPN) directly to the Kansas Department of Insurance.