State Requirements

Louisiana / Non-Resident Licensing / Individual

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  • Fees shown are state fees only. These fees do not include NIPR transaction fees.
  • Per application.
  • Reinstatements are referred to as late renewals in Louisiana.


  • Fee: $75.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $75.00

Insurance Producer

Line of Authority Combination: Life Accident & Health or Sickness Property, Casualty Personal Lines Variable Life and Variable Annuity Credit Surety Travel, Bail Bond Title Limited Industrial Fire

  • Fee: $75.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $75.00

Insurance Producer

Line of Authority Combination: Surplus Lines

  • Fee: $250.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $250.00
  • Please note that license class names can vary by state.

  • Applications for Other lines of authority will defer to state for approval.

  • If you are unsure of what license or line(s) you should apply for, please verify before continuing with the application. You may apply for multiple lines at the same time; however please note that the license application will not be processed until qualifications for all authorities on the application are met. Avoid these common errors, which may result in non-refundable payment of fees. 
    • Applicant marked the incorrect line of authority when completing the application.
    • Applicant applied for an agency license that was already held by the agency.
    • Applicant completed two identical applications.
    • Applicant applied for a license they are not required to hold.
    • Applicant applied for a license they were not qualified to hold.

Insurance Producer

  • Accident & Health or Sickness
  • Bail Bonds
  • Casualty
  • Credit
  • Industrial Fire
  • Life
  • Limited Life, Health & Accident
  • Personal Lines
  • Property
  • Surety
  • Surplus Lines
  • Title
  • Travel
  • Variable Life and Variable Annuity


  • Accident & Health or Sickness
  • Casualty
  • Life
  • Property
  • Variable Life and Variable Annuity

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.
  • License printing available electronically.

Business Rules

  • Applicants for the variable line of authority (LOA) must supply FINRA CRD number on application.

  • Do not submit an application unless all supporting documentation for any disclosures is on hand and ready to submit. If applicant responds "yes" to one of the background questions, supporting documents should be submitted electronically via NIPR's Attachment Warehouse.. All supporting documents must be uploaded to the Attachment Warehouse prior to but no later than the date of application submission to be considered timely disclosed. Applications with "Yes" answers without complete supporting documentation provided as of the date of application are subject to being closed as incomplete without further notice. 

  • Supporting documents may also be submitted to the state via mail, email, or fax.  If the applicant chooses to submit via mail, e-mail or fax, the documents must be submitted to the Louisiana Department of Insurance that same day as the license application and must include the transaction number and the applicant's name. Documentation submitted via mail must be postmarked within 24 hours of application submission.

  • Applicants will not be able to apply for insurance producer personal lines if lines of insurance producer property and casualty are already held or requested at the same time.

  • An affiliation is not required to apply for a license and the applicant may skip the "Affiliations" page on the uniform application. Please note that any affiliations listed on an individual application are not recognized as a notification of affiliation and are not recorded by the LDI. If an individual is to be affiliated with a business entity, the agency must file the affiliation after the individual is licensed.

  • New non-resident applications are accepted electronically. Amendments to existing licensees and reinstatement of license two (2) years after expiration as long as status reason is lapsed are also accepted electronically. Please do not attempt to reinstate an inactive non-resident license, which has been expired for less than two (2) years, using this program, unless the status reason on the license is anything other than lapsed. If applicant previously held a license in Louisiana that is now lapsed, applicant must late renew that license using the renewal product. If applicant's Louisiana license has been lapsed for two (2) years or more, or if the Louisiana license has been inactive for any reason other than lapsed, applicant may, only then, submit an application through Non-Resident Licensing (NRL) that will be processed as a new license application.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

Producer Licensing Division, Louisiana Department of Insurance
Attention: Licensing
P.O. Box 94214
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9214
United States

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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