State Requirements

New York / Resident Renewal / Individual

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  • Fees shown are state fees only. These fees do not include NIPR transaction fees.
  • Per application.
  • Excess line fee is based on Largest County in New York State in which applicant maintains an office or in which risks are located upon with the propose to place insurance as an excess line broker. Fee is $50.00 for county population of less than 100,000 and fee is $400.00 for county population of over 100,000.

Excess Lines

  • Renewal Fee: $50.00
  • Fee Disclaimers: county population of less than 100,000

Excess Lines

  • Renewal Fee: $400.00
  • Fee Disclaimers: county population of over 100,000.
  • Please note that license class names can vary by state.
  •  Applications for Other lines of authority will defer to state for approval.
OTHER

Excess Line

  • No Line of Authority Required

Applicant Can

  • Submit renewals for individuals electronically.
  • Submit renewals for surplus lines for individuals.
  • Print licenses electronically

Applicant Cannot

  • Submit renewals for major lines of authority.
  • Submit renewals for limited lines of authority.
  • Late renew through NIPR's Resident License Renewal (RLR) Application.
  • Submit partial renewals.

Business Rules

  • Applicant must hold an active renewable license in New York.

  • All producers address information displayed on the application may not be the information currently on file with the New York State Insurance Department. Please visit the state website indicated below to verify and/or update address information currently on file with the New York Insurance Department.

  • As soon as the license is issued, the applicant will be able to print electronically by accessing the Department's website. Use the Producer Search to determine if the license has been issued and the license number to print the license.

  • Excess Lines applicant must also renew their Broker license with Property and Casualty.

  • 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.

  • When attempting to access licensing applications, please include the alpha characters ('LA-','PC-','BR-' etc) in front of the New York license number.

  • Cybersecurity Regulation:
    • New York Department of Financial Services licensees are required to comply with Cybersecurity Regulation (23 NYCRR Part 500), which requires the establishment of a cybersecurity program to protect non-public information and has filing requirements that must be met.  A copy of the regulation, FAQs, and more information about cybersecurity can be found on the DFS Website.  Failure to implement a cybersecurity program and comply with the regulation could result in serious harm to your institution and may subject you to disciplinary action.

Excess Line

Renewal Period Begins: One hundred and twenty (120) days prior to license expiration date.

Renewal Period Ends: Expiration date.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

New York Department of Financial Services
One State Street
New York, NY 10004-1511
United States

Frequently Asked Questions

  • The licensee must submit a letter in writing requesting cancellation of the license(s); the license(s) must be returned with the request.  If the license is not in the licensee's possession, the licensee must clearly state this in the letter.   You can obtain a letter of clearance from Letters of Clearance   

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

  • PSI
  • (800)733-9267

  • 2 years

  • You must submit documentation to our Department to verify the name change, along with your original license.

  • You must submit documentation to our Department to verify the name change, along with your original license.   NAME CHANGES FOR ENTITIES MUST INCLUDE AMENDED FILING RECEIPTS OR BUSINESS CERTIFICATES AND THE RETURN OF ALL LICENSES IN THE PREVIOUS NAME.

  • DRLP can be added at time of renewal.  Outside of renewal, a supplemental application must be completed and submitted.  Supplemental applications and instructions can be found on the Department's website at:  
  • Licensing Application Forms and Class Information

  • To report a change in an officer or directors of a licensed entity, a letter must be submitted providing a list of all changes.  If a new sublicensee is being added, a supplemental application must be completed and submitted.  Supplemental applications and instructions can be found on the Department's website at
  • Licensing Application Forms and Class Information

  • If you are currently licensed in both states, you can change your address on our website and select New York as your home state.
  • To access the Online Producer Services applications, please select this link: https://myportal.dfs.ny.gov/nylinxext/ , OR submit an address change form along with a written statement to switch the home state to New York.