State Requirements

Tennessee / Non-Resident Renewal / Individual

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  • Fees shown are state fees only. These fees do not include NIPR transaction fees.
  • Fees are per application.
  • Applicants renewing the license classes of viatical settlement broker, viatical settlement provider, viatical settlement investment agent, surplus lines agent, and automobile club agent have a thirty (30) day grace period after the license expiration date to renew the license, with no additional fee.
  • Attention: The state you have selected imposes a retaliatory fee. Please click below to review the fees.
Retaliatory Fees

Insurance Producer

Line of Authority Combination: At least one Major Line

  • Fee Disclaimers: See Retaliatory Fee

Insurance Producer

Line of Authority Combination: Only Limited or Other Lines

  • Fee Disclaimers: See Retaliatory Fee

Automobile Agent

  • Renewal Fee: $20.00

Surplus Lines Agent

  • Renewal Fee: $120.00
  • Fee Disclaimers: See Retaliatory Fee

Viatical Settlement Broker

  • Renewal Fee: $500.00

Viatical Settlement Investment Agent

  • Renewal Fee: $100.00

Viatical Settlement Provider

  • Renewal Fee: $500.00

Please note that license class names can vary by state.

PRODUCER

Insurance Producer

  • Life
  • Accident & Health
  • Variable Contracts
  • Property
  • Casualty
  • Personal Lines
  • Credit Products
  • Crop
  • Travel, Accident & Baggage
  • Legal
  • Industrial Fire
  • Title
  • Title Practice Attorney
  • Vehicle Physical Damage
OTHER

Automobile Club Agent

  • No Line of Authority Required

Surplus Lines Agent

  • No Line of Authority Required

Viatical Settlement Investment Agent

  • No Line of Authority Required

Viatical Settlement Provider

  • No Line of Authority Required

Viatical Settlement Broker

  • No Line of Authority Required

Applicant Can

  • Submit renewals for individuals electronically.
  • Submit renewals for major lines of authority.
  • Submit renewals for limited lines of authority.
  • Submit renewals for surplus lines for individuals.
  • Late renew through NIPR's Non-Resident Renewal (NRR) Application.
  • Print license electronically.

Applicant Cannot

  • Submit partial renewals (Only applies to active licenses)

Business Rules

  • In order to be eligible for Renewal or Late Renewal, the status reason on PDB must be 'Active' or 'Expired.' If the status reason is not 'Active' or 'Expired' the renewal will not be allowed.

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

  • Life must be renewed when renewing variable contracts in Tennessee.

  • Surplus lines agent applicant must have an active Insurance Producer license in Tennessee prior to renewing surplus lines agent license.

  • 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.

All License Classes

Renewal Period Begins: Forty-five (45) days prior to expiration date.

Late Renewal Period: Up to one year past license expiration date

Contact Information

Mailing Address

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance
Agent Licensing Section
500 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243-1134
United States

Special Instructions

Frequently Asked Questions

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

    Pearson VUE 1-800-274-4957
    or
    Tennessee Insurance 

    • One Year*

    *Note: Fingerprint based criminal background checks are valid for 6 months.

    • Entities may request a name change by submitting a signed and dated request on the business entities letterhead directly to the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance.  The request must include the entities current name, new name, Tennessee license number and any legal documentation supporting the request.

    • Entities may submit a request to update information by submitting a signed and dated request directly to the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance. The request must include the entity name, Tennessee license number, and full name of individual/entity to be added or removed.

    • Entities may submit a request to update information by submitting a signed and dated request directly to the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance. The request must include the entity name, Tennessee license number, and full name and Tennessee license number of individual to be added or removed.

    • Licensees may request to cancel or inactivate licenses by submitting a signed and dated request directly to the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance. The request must be submitted and signed by the licensee and include the licensee’s full name and Tennessee license number.   

    • Licensees attempting to change residency status from resident to nonresident or nonresident to resident must contact the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance directly for assistance.