Iowa

2020 Appointment Renewals Announcement

Pay Renewal Invoices

State Requirements

Renewal Period

  • -

Termination Deadline

Other Important Dates

  • Appointment Renewal Invoices and the list of appointment renewals due will be available on the NIPR website beginning 8:00 AM Central Time, January 7, 2020 through 4:00 PM Central Time March 16, 2020. NIPR website link is: https://nipr.com/products-and-services/nipr-gateway/company-appointment-renewals
  • Invoices will not be displayed or made available for payment on the NIPR website after 4:00 PM Central Time March 16, 2020.
  • Pursuant to IAC 191 (10.16(4)): Failure to pay renewal appointment fees by March 16, 2020**will result in termination of a company's appointments. Appointments that are terminated due to nonpayment of renewal fees may be reinstated upon payment of the renewal fee plus a reinstatement fee of $500 through the Iowa Department of Insurance.
  • Appointment terminations can only be processed for appointments that are shown as active on the PDB at the time the termination transaction is sent to NIPR.
  • Termination requests for individual appointments that are not to be renewed must be completed before 4:00 PM Central Time on December 27, 2019.
  • Appointments added on or after 12/27/2019 will not be included on this year’s invoice

State Fees

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  • Producer: Iowa State Retaliatory Appointment Renewal Fee is charged based on the appointer’s state of domicile, not by LOA.

NIPR Processing Fees

Iowa State Retaliatory Appointment Renewal Fees

  • Retaliatory fee is charged based on the appointer's state of domicile on the Producer's Database (PDB). Iowa does not charge fees based on LOA but rather a retaliatory fee is charged based on the appointer's state of domicile.  (See fee matrix below)

 

State/Fees

  • AL $40.00
  • AR $10.00
  • CT $20.00
  • DC $25.00
  • FL $30.00
  • GA $10.00
  • KS $5.00
  • KY $20.00
  • LA $20.00
  • ME $30.00
  • MA $75.00
  • MI $5.00
  • MS $25.00
  • NV $15.00
  • NE $8.00
  • NJ $25.00
  • NM $23.00
  • NC $20.00
  • ND $10.00
  • OH $15.00
  • OK $30.00
  • PA $15.00
  • SC $20.00
  • SD $10.00
  • VT $30.00
  • VA $10.00
  • WA $10.00
  • WI $40.00
  • WV $25.00
  • WY $15.00
  • IA $5.00
  • CN $5.00
  • All others $0.00

 

  • No late fees, no grace period, no late renewals.
  • NIPR Renewal processing fee will equal one percent of the total state fee charged with a minimum of $5 and maximum of $1000.

License Classes / Lines of Authority

Insurance Producer

Standard Rules

  • Transactions Declined During Down Time: N/A
  • Effective Dates Honored When Processing is Turned On: N/A
  • PDB Alerts Turned Off: No
  • Appointments Updated to Show Renewed on PDB: Yes

Business Rules

  • Electronic processing through NIPR is mandatory and continuation invoices cannot be paid directly to the Department of Insurance.
  • Companies will not be allowed to terminate any appointments on the list, once the invoice and list has been generated and made available.
  • Electronic payment options chosen through NIPR will immediately reflect the invoices as paid and NIPR will forward payment and renewal transactions to the state within 24 hours of that payment.
  • Appointment Renewal and NIPR processing fees are non-refundable.
  • Appointments that are terminated due to nonpayment of renewal fees may be reinstated upon payment of the renewal fee plus a reinstatement fee of $500 through the Iowa Department of Insurance.
  • Appointment Fees are Retaliatory based on the company's state of domicile
  • Only appointments for producers with active licenses on PDB will be renewed.
  • Appointment terminations can only be processed for appointments that are shown as active on the PDB at the time the termination transaction is sent to NIPR.
  • Please contact Iowa Department of Insurance at producer.licensing@iid.iowa.gov if you have a dispute regarding a specific appointment and documentation to verify you previously terminated the appointment.
  • Payments for Iowa Appointment Renewals must be received by NIPR through the electric options made available. Please contact the Iowa Department of Insurance, Producer Licensing Division at (515) 281-5705 with questions.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

Iowa Insurance Division
Two Ruan Center
601 Locust, 4th Floor
Des Moines, IA 50309-3738
United States

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Resident state changes cannot be done online. Please contact the Iowa Insurance Division, Producer Licensing for procedure. Phone #515-281-5705 or email producer.licensing@iid.iowa.gov.

Exams are valid for 90 days.

Pearson Vue 1-877-540-5825
or
http://www.pearsonvue.com/ia/insurance/

These changes are not tracked by the department and do not need to be reported.