State Requirements

Montana / Resident Licensing / Individual

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

Insurance Producer

  • Fee: $0.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $0.00

Surplus Lines

  • Fee: $50.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $50.00

Adjuster

  • Fee: $50.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $50.00

Public Adjuster

  • Fee: $50.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $50.00

Crop Adjuster

  • Fee: $50.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $50.00

Consultant

  • Fee: $50.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $50.00

Motor Club Agent

  • Fee: $0.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $0.00

Viatical Settlement Broker

  • Fee: $50.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $50.00

Funeral

  • Fee: $0.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $0.00

Temporary Producer

  • Fee: $0.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $0.00

Surety Bail

  • Fee: $0.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $0.00

Managing General Agent

  • Fee: $0.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $0.00

Navigator

  • Fee: $100.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $100.00

Certified Application Counselor

  • Fee: $0.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $0.00

Certified Exchange Producer

  • Fee: $0.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $0.00
  • NIPR verifies exams prior to allowing submission of an application.
  • Please note that license class names can vary by state.
PRODUCER

Insurance Producer

  • Variable
  • Marine
  • Viatical
  • Title
  • Surety
  • Travel

Exam Required

  • Life
  • Disability (Health)
  • Property
  • Casualty
  • Limited Lines Credit
  • Pre-Paid Legal

Temporary Producer

  • Life
  • Disability (Health)
  • Variable
  • Property
  • Casualty
  • Limited Lines Credit
  • Travel
  • Marine
  • Surety
  • Title
  • Viatical
Adjuster

Adjuster

Exam Required

  • No Line of Authority Required

Crop Adjuster

Exam Required

  • No Line of Authority Required

Public Adjuster

Exam Required

  • No Line of Authority Required
BROKER

Viatical Settlement Broker

  • No Line of Authority Required
OTHER

Certified Application Counselor

  • No Line of Authority Required

Consultant

Exam Required

  • Life
  • Disability (Health)
  • Property
  • Casualty

Funeral

Exam Required

  • Funeral

Managing General Agent

  • Life
  • Disability (Health)
  • Variable
  • Property
  • Casualty
  • Personal Lines
  • Limited Lines Credit
  • Travel
  • Limited Lines

Exam Required

  • Surety
  • Title

Motor Club Agent

  • No Line of Authority Required

Navigator

Exam Required

  • No Line of Authority Required

Surety Bail

Exam Required

  • Surety

Surplus Lines Producer

  • No Line of Authority Required

Certified Exchange Producer

  • Disability (Health)

Applicant Can

  • Submit initial license for individuals electronically
  • Submit for major lines of authority
  • Submit for limited lines of authority
  • Submit for 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

  • Montana exams are valid for one (1) year from the exam date.

  • Variable Contracts applicants must supply FINRA CRD number on application.

  • Public Adjusters are required to post surety bond of $5000. Please submit by email or fax to the state.

  • Non-citizens of the U.S. must show proof of U.S. work authorization.

  • Insurance Producer, Consultant, Funeral, Surety Bail, Adjuster, Public Adjuster, Crop Adjuster, amendment applicants:
    • After one year of receiving initial license, applicant will be deferred for fingerprint check by MT DOI.
  • Applicant may not actively hold or apply for:
    • Insurance Producer Life and Insurance Producer Viatical Lines of Authority (LOAs) at the same time.
    • Insurance Producer Life and Funeral at the same time.
    • Adjuster and Public Adjuster at the same time.
    • Crop Adjuster and Public Adjuster at the same time.
    • Portable Electronics Small Vendor and Portable Electronics Large Vendor at the same time.
    • Viatical Settlement Broker and Insurance Producer Viatical at the same time.
  • Applicant must actively hold:
    • Insurance producer Life if applying for insurance producer Viatical LOA.
    • Insurance producer Life if applying for insurance producer Variable LOA.
    • Insurance Producer/Property and Casualty if applying for Surplus Lines.
    • Insurance producer Disability / Health if applying for Certified Exchange Producer.
    • Insurance Producer license, with any LOA, if applying for Managing General Agents.
  • Rental Vehicle Entity applicants are required to submit quarterly filing.
  • 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.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

Montana State Auditors Office
840 Helena Avenue
Helena, MT 59604
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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