State Requirements

Louisiana / Resident Licensing / Individual

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  • Fees shown are state fees only. These fees do not include NIPR transaction fees.
  • Per application.


  • Fee: $75.00
  • Amendment Fee: $75.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $75.00

Claim Adjuster

  • Fee: $55.00
  • Amendment Fee: $55.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $55.00

Public Adjuster

  • Fee: $55.00
  • Amendment Fee: $55.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $55.00

Insurance Producer

Line of Authority Combination: Surplus Lines

  • Fee: $250.00
  • Amendment Fee: $250.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $250.00

Insurance Producer

  • Fee: $75.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $75.00
  • NIPR does not verify exams prior to allowing submission of an application, however, an exam is required prior to the states approval of the request.
  • Please note that license class names can vary by state.
  • Applications for Other lines of authority will defer to state for approval.

Insurance Producer

Exam Required

  • Life
  • Accident & Health or Sickness
  • Property
  • Casualty
  • Personal Lines
  • Bail Bond
  • Title
  • Industrial Fire
  • Surplus Lines
  • Surety

No Exam Required

  • Variable Life and Variable Annuity
  • Credit
  • Travel
  • Limited Life, Health & Accident

Claim Adjuster

Exam Required

  • Automobile Adjuster
  • Commercial Lines
  • Crop
  • Personal Lines Adjuster
  • Property & Casualty
  • Workers Compensation

Public Adjuster

Exam Required

  • Public Adjuster


Exam Required

  • Life
  • Accident & Health or Sickness
  • Property
  • Casualty

No Exam Required

  • 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.
  • Print license electronically.

Business Rules

  • Attention Louisiana Applicants:
    • 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.
  • Applicant cannot reinstate/reapply through NIPR's Resident License (RL) Application unless the license or line of authority is cancelled, or the license has been lapsed more than two years.
  • 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.

  • Upon license issuance and renewal, all Claims Adjusters licensed in Louisiana are required to read and acknowledge the claims adjuster standards of conduct provided in La. R.S. 22:1674.1 Your acknowledgement will be captured in a Louisiana state-specific question in the initial and renewal application submission. You may read review the standards of conduct on the Louisiana Department of Insurance website at

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

  • 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 Louisiana Department of Insurance. If an individual is to be affiliated with a business entity, the agency must file the affiliation after the individual is licensed.

  • Applicant must not have another active resident state on PDB.

  • Applicant must provide residence, business or mailing address in Louisiana. Only the mailing address may contain a P.O. Box.

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

  • Fingerprints:
    • All new Resident Producers, are required to be fingerprinted and have a criminal background check performed as part of the license application requirements.
    • Fingerprints must be done at a PSI test center in Louisiana using live scan technology which digitally captures and transmits the fingerprints. Test center locations in Louisiana may be found by going to PSI website. The fingerprinting fee will be collected by PSI at the time of fingerprinting. For further information on fingerprinting procedures, please go to the Louisiana DOI website.
    • Please note that fingerprints are not needed for amendments.
  • Applicants who submit a surplus lines license must have passed the surplus lines exam and have at least of two (2) years property and casualty or accident & health experience before a license is granted by Louisiana Department of Insurance.

  • Applicants for public adjuster authority must submit an original surety bond to the Louisiana Department of Insurance. The bond form is available on the Louisiana DOI website. Note that each notarized signature requires two witnesses. The notary cannot be a witness. Incomplete bonds will not be processed and will not be returned.

  • Applicants for bail bond authority must have completed a bail bond apprenticeship prior to sitting for the exam.

  • Applicants for title authority have special requirements. Please review the Louisiana DOI website for more information.

  • An applicant may reapply if the LOA is inactive with a status reason of lapsed and the current date is more than two (2) years past the license expiration date. 

  • If applicant responds yes to one of the background questions please submit supporting documents electronically via NIPRs Attachments Warehouse. The documents may also be submitted to the state via mail, email, or fax.


State Bulletin Temporary Licensing

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

PSI - 1-800-733-9267

NIPR's Contact Change Request State Requirements (Louisiana)


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