State Requirements

North Dakota / Non-Resident Licensing / Individual

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  • Fees shown are state fees only. These fees do not include NIPR transaction fees.
  • Per application.
  • Applicants who are reinstating an inactive license will be charged the initial licensing fee

Insurance Producer

  • Fee: $100.00
  • Amendment Fee: $0.00

Surplus Lines Producer

  • Fee: $100.00
  • Amendment Fee: $0.00
  • Please note that license class names can vary by state.
PRODUCER

Insurance Producer

  • Life & Annuity
  • Accident & Health
  • Variable Annuity & Life
  • Property
  • Casualty
  • Personal Lines
  • Bail Bonds
  • Credit
  • Crop
  • Legal Expense
  • Portable Electronics Insurance
  • Self-Service Storage
  • Surety
  • Title
  • Travel
OTHER

Surplus Lines Producer

  • No Line of Authority Required

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 license electronically.

Business Rules

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

  • Applicant's name, birth date, license number, state of residence, Tax ID, and National Producer Number (NPN) must match current Producer Database (PDB) record for resident state.

  • Applicant must provide a valid country code, mailing address, business email, and resident phone number..

  • Applicant may not apply for a license in their own resident state.

  • North Dakota will allow reinstatement of a license the day after license expiration date. Prior to the expiration date applicant must use Non-Resident Renewal (NRR) Application unless the status is cancelled - voluntary surrender.

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

  • 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 Dakota Department of Insurance
600 East Boulevard Avenue
Fifth Floor Dept. 401
Bismarck, ND 58505-0320
United States

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Prometric at https://www.prometric.com/northdakota/insurance or call Prometric at 800-896-2272

  • Request a letter of clearance from the North Dakota Insurance Department by submitting a written request by email, fax or regular mail. The form for this purpose can be found here. If a producer wants to cancel his or her North Dakota resident license, the Department needs a current mailing address to which the letter of clearance will be sent.

  • If a producer wants to switch their North Dakota resident license to a non-resident license, the producer should request a non-resident license in the written request for a letter of clearance. There is no fee to switch a resident license to a non-resident license. The Department needs the agent's physical residence, physical business and preferred mailing addresses in the agent's new resident state with current telephone numbers and an email address.

Agencies may submit a request to update information by forwarding a signed and dated letter directly to the North Dakota Insurance Department Agent Licensing Division. The request must include the entity name, license number, and full name of individual/entity to be added or removed.

One Year