State Requirements

Vermont / Resident Licensing / Individual

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  • Fees shown are state fees only. These fees do not include NIPR transaction fees.
  • Per application.
  • Amendments are done when you add a qualification to an existing license type that have qualifications. Amendments are done only for an Insurance Producer license, MGA or Consultant.

Insurance Producer

  • Fee: $60.00
  • Amendment Fee: $30.00

Limited Lines Producer

  • Fee: $60.00

Crop Adjuster

  • Fee: $150.00

Public Adjuster

  • Fee: $230.00

Surplus Lines Broker

  • Fee: $430.00

Workers' Compensation Adjuster

  • Fee: $150.00

Adjuster- Property and Casualty

  • Fee: $150.00

Auto-Physical Damage

  • Fee: $150.00

Title Agent

  • Fee: $60.00

Bail Bond Agent

  • Fee: $60.00

Consultant

  • Fee: $230.00
  • Amendment Fee: $30.00

Life Settlement Broker

  • Fee: $130.00

Managing General Agent

  • Fee: $330.00
  • Amendment Fee: $30.00

Reinsurance Intermediary

  • Fee: $230.00

Portable Electronics

  • Fee: $60.00

Temporary Producer – Not offered at this time

  • Fee: $60.00
  • NIPR verifies exams prior to allowing submission of an application.
  • 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

Exam Required

  • Life
  • Accident & Health or Sickness
  • Property
  • Casualty
  • Personal Lines

No Exam Required

  • Variable Life and Variable Annuity

Limited Lines Producer

No Exam Required

  • Car Rental
  • Cedit
  • Travel
  • Self Storage
Adjuster

Crop Adjuster

No Exam Required

  • Crop

Public Adjuster

Exam Required

  • Property / Casualty

Workers' Compensation Adjuster

Exam Required

  • Workers' Compensation

Adjuster- Property and Casualty

Exam Required

  • Property / Casualty
BROKER

Surplus Lines Broker

No Exam Required

  • No Line of Authority Required

Life Settlement Broker

No Exam Required

  • No Line of Authority Required
OTHER

Auto-Physical Damage

Exam Required

  • Auto Physical

Title Agent

Exam Required

  • Title

Bail Bond Agent

Exam Required

  • Bail

Consultant

No Exam Required

  • Life
  • Accident & Health or Sickness
  • Variable Life and Variable Annuity
  • Property
  • Casualty

Managing General Agent

No Exam Required

  • MGA Life
  • MGA – Accident & Health or Sickness
  • MGA - Variable Life and Variable Annuity
  • MGA Property
  • MGA Casualty

Reinsurance Intermediary

No Exam Required

  • No Line of Authority Required

Portable Electronics

No Exam Required

  • Portable Electronics

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 Resident License (RL) 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.

  • Applicants applying for a resident license who hold an inactive non-resident license should be allowed to apply.

  • Applicants will be prevented from applying electronically if they hold an active resident license in another state while applying for a resident license in Vermont.

  • Applicant must have passed the required exam before applying for the requested license.

  • P.O. Box or private mail box (PMB) addresses will not be accepted for residence address.

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

  • Applicant must have an active or be applying for a Vermont resident producer life license to request variable life and annuities LOA.

  • Resident producer license class must actively carry property and casualty LOAs with Vermont to be eligible to apply for surplus lines license class.

  • Insurance Producer License class must actively carry Property and Casualty LOAs with Vermont in order to be eligible to apply for Surplus Lines Broker License class.

  • Adjuster applicants must hold Property and Casualty LOAs simultaneously. 

  • Please allow up to 10 business days to process the application. If your application was accepted, please visit the Vermont website at https://dfr.vermont.gov/industry/insurance/producer-and-individual-licensing and choose Check the Status of a License. You will be able to print documentation containing the status of your 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.

  • IMPORTANT NOTICE:
    • Vermont producer licenses expire on a common expiration date of March 31 of odd years. If you apply for a license now, you will pay the initial license and application fee for a license that expires on March 31, of the next odd year. You will also receive an invoice for the license renewal fee prior to the expiration date of that license. All applications received at the Insurance Department after March 1st, off the odd year will not be issued effective until April 1st, of the same odd year, unless a specific request is made.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

Vermont Department of Financial Regulation
89 Main Street
Montpelier, VT 05620-3101
United States

Special Instructions

Producer and Individual Licensing: http://www.vermontinsuranceagent.info/

License Printing: https://sbs.naic.org/solar-external-lookup/license-manager

 

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The scores are good for 2 years from the date of the examination.

If you need to change your name on record with the Department, please submit the change in writing along with a copy of the documentation that supports the name change, such as a copy of your marriage certificate or copy of official court documentation supporting the name change. You can scan and email the documents to dfr.producerlicensing@vermont.gov or fax the documents to (802) 828-1633.

If you need to change your name on record with the Department, please submit the change in writing along with a copy of the documentation that supports the name change, such as a copy of official court documentation supporting the name change. You can scan and email the documents to dfr.producerlicensing@vermont.gov or fax the documents to (802) 828-1633.

Currently, they send the changes into the Department. It can be done via email to dfr.producerlicensing@vermont.gov or fax to 802-828-1633.

Changes to Owner’s Partners Officers and Directors do not need to be reported to the state.

They would send the request in as a voluntary surrender of license, must be signed and dated by the individual licensee. They can scan and email attachment, fax, or send regular mail to: Attn: Producer Licensing, Department of Financial Regulation, 89 Main Street, Montpelier, VT 05602-3101.