State Requirements

North Carolina / Non-Resident Licensing / Individual

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  • Fees shown are state fees only. These fees do not include NIPR transaction fees
  • Insurance producers and limited representatives will be charged an amendment fee of $50.00 per LOA.  

Insurance Producer

  • Fee: $44.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $34.00
  • Fee Disclaimers: An additional $50 fee is charged per line of authority

Auto Physical Damage

  • Fee: $94.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $84.00

Broker

  • Fee: $94.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $84.00

Credit Agent

  • Fee: $94.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $84.00

Limited Representative

  • Fee: $44.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $34.00
  • Fee Disclaimers: An additional $50 is charged per line of authority.

Motor Vehicle Damage Appraiser

  • Fee: $169.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $159.00

Surplus Lines

  • Fee: $94.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $84.00

Title Insurance

  • Fee: $94.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $84.00

Viatical Settlement Broker

  • Fee: $544.00
  • Reinstatement Fee: $534.00
  • Please note that license class names can vary by state.
  • Applications for Other lines of authority will defer to state for approval.
PRODUCER

Insurance Producer

  • Life
  • Accident, Health or Sickness
  • Variable Annuity & Variable Life Products
  • Property
  • Casualty
  • Personal Lines
  • Medicare Supplement / Long Term Care
BROKER

Broker

  • Broker
OTHER

Auto Physical Damage

  • Auto Physical Damage

Credit Agent

  • Credit Agent

Limited Representative

  • Motor Club
  • Travel, Accident & Baggage
  • Dental Services
  • Pre-Need Life
  • Foreign-Military Sales
  • Other - Limited Lines

Motor Vehicle Damage Appraiser

  • Motor Vehicle Damage Appraiser

Surplus Lines

  • Surplus Lines

Title Insurance

  • Title

Viatical Settlement Broker

  • Viatical Settlement Broker

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.
  • Print Licenses Electronically.

Business Rules

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

  • Country of domicile must be USA.

  • Applicant must provide a valid business email address.

  • Applicants applying for Personal Lines may not actively hold or be applying for the Property or Casualty line of authority. Personal Lines is included within both the Property and Casualty lines of authority.

  • Applicants for the Variable Annuity & Variable Life Products line of authority must supply FINRA CRD number on application.

  • Applicants applying for Medicare Supplement/Long Term Care line of authority (LOA) must hold an active Accident & Health or Sickness line of authority in North Carolina or be applying for both lines of authority at the same time.

  • Licensees holding an Adjuster license and applying for an insurance producer license with Property, Casualty, or Personal Lines line of authority must surrender their Adjuster license.

  • Applicants applying for the Broker line of authority must have one (1) or more or be applying for the following active insurance producer lines of authority:
    • Life
    • Accident & Health or Sickness
    • Property
    • Casualty
    • Personal Lines
  • Effective January 1, 2017, Non-resident Surplus Lines individuals need to be active members of the North Carolina Surplus Lines Association (NCSLA) pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 58-21-40(d). NCSLA membership information can be obtained at www.ncsla.com.

  • 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

North Carolina Department of Insurance
P.O. Box 14209
Raleigh, NC 27620
United States

Frequently Asked Questions

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

NCDOI will honor a test score for up to one year after the exam.

Candidates required to complete Pre-licensing Education must pass their examination(s) within 90 days of the education completion date OR within 5 examination attempts over the 90 day period, whichever comes first

 

Send written notification to Agent Services Division, 1204 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-1204. The notification must include the previous and new name, social security number and the licensee's signature. Attach a copy of the marriage certificate, divorce decree, or other legal document showing the reason for the name change. The written notice may also be sent by email or by fax to 888-959-3010.

Send written notification on letterhead to Agent Services Division, 1204 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-1204. The notification must include the name and NPN or SSN of the new officer/owner and instructions regarding the old officer/owner. If the new owner is a business entity, provide the FEIN. The written notice may also be faxed to 888-959-3010 or sent via email as an attachment.

Return the license(s) with a written request to cancel them. Be sure the request is signed. If you are unable to find your license(s), submit a statement requesting license cancellation. The statement must be signed and must indicate which licenses you wish canceled. Indicate your name and complete social security number. Agent Services Division accepts third-party license cancellations for company-sponsored licenses only.

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Send written notification to Agent Services Division, 1204 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-1204. The notification must include the previous and new name and tax identification number. IF THE NAME CHANGE ALSO INVOLVES A CHANGE OF TAX IDENTIFICATION NUMBER, THEN THE BUSINESS ENTITY MUST REAPPLY FOR LICENSURE USING THE NC-CP APPLICATION, FEE, AND ATTACH THE REQUIRED CERTIFICATE OF AUTHORITY FROM THE NC SECRETARY OF STATE SHOWING THE NEW NAME. The written notice may also be sent by email or by fax to 888-959-3010.

NC does not do affiliations. For changes of DRLP, send written notification on letterhead to Agent Services Division, 1204 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-1204. The notification must include the name and NPN of the new DRLP and instructions regarding the old DRLP (delete or leave). The written notice may also be sent via email as an attachment or by fax to 888-959-3010.