LOUISIANA Non-Resident License Renewal for Individuals

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State Announcements

Posted 10/31/2017

Licenses that expire 12/31/2017 and prior for Property, Casualty, Personal Lines, Surplus Lines, Surety, Title, Bail Bond, and Industrial Fire will remain a $50.00 fee. Licenses that expire 1/1/2018 and later will have a fee of $50.00 for license with one line of authority and $55.00 for two or more lines of authority. Effective 1/1/2018 you will no longer renew with a Group Fee based on individual lines of authority and will renew all lines of authority at the same time.

Primary Rules (Individual)

Response Question
Yes Accepts renewals for individuals electronically.
Yes Accepts renewals for major lines of authority.
Yes Accepts renewals for limited lines of authority.
Yes Accepts renewals for surplus lines for individuals.
Yes Applicant can late renew through NIPR's Non-Resident Renewal (NRR) Application.
Yes Partial renewals allowed.
Yes License printing available electronically.

License Printing

To print your license, click the state on NIPR's Producer Licensing Map.

Renewal Period (Individual)

License Class Renewal Period Begins Renewal Period Ends
All License Classes 90 Days Prior to Expiration Date Last Day of Birth Month in an even/odd year depending on your license number

Business Rules (Individual)

Partial renewals are allowed for active lines of authority (LOAs) during renewal cycle. Please note: applicants are not allowed to renew lines that were not previously renewed under same license.

Louisiana will allow late renewal of a LOA if:

  • LOA status is inactive.
  • Current date is less than two (2) years past.
  • LOA status date with a status reason of lapsed.

Do not submit an application unless all supporting documentation for any disclosures is on hand and ready to submit. If applicant responds "yes" to one of the background questions, supporting documents should be submitted electronically via NIPR's Attachment Warehouse.. All supporting documents must be uploaded to the Attachment Warehouse prior to but no later than the date of application submission to be considered timely disclosed. Applications with "Yes" answers without complete supporting documentation provided as of the date of application are subject to being closed as incomplete without further notice. 

Supporting documents may also be submitted to the state via mail, email, or fax.  If the applicant chooses to submit via mail, e-mail or fax, the documents must be submitted to the Louisiana Department of Insurance that same day as the license application and must include the transaction number and the applicant's name. Documentation submitted via mail must be postmarked within 24 hours of application submission.

Applicant must reapply through Non-Resident Licensing (NRL) if applicant holds an LOA with an inactive status that is more than two (2) years past LOA status date with a status reason of lapsed or LOA is inactive with status reason of cancelled.

Exceptions to NRL reapplication policy:

  • LOA status must be in inactive.
  • Current date must be less than one (1) year past LOA status date with a status reason of lapsed.

If any LOA is declined on the application, then all LOAs will be declined.

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. Documentation must be submitted within thirty (30) days after submitting application or the application will be declined.

Please check Announcements for any last minute notifications about the states to which you are applying.

State Offerings (Individual)

Please note that license class names can vary by state.

License Class Line of Authority (LOA)
Consultant Life
Consultant Accident & Health or Sickness
Consultant Property
Consultant Casualty
Consultant Variable Life and Variable Annuity
Insurance Producer Life
Insurance Producer Accident & Health or Sickness
Insurance Producer Property
Insurance Producer Casualty
Insurance Producer Personal Lines
Insurance Producer Variable Life and Variable Annuity
Insurance Producer Travel
Insurance Producer Credit
Insurance Producer Surety
Insurance Producer Title
Insurance Producer Bail Bond
Insurance Producer Surplus Lines
Insurance Producer Industrial Fire
Insurance Producer Limited Life, Health & Accident

* Applications for Other lines of authority will defer to state for approval.

Renewal Fees (Individual)

Fees shown are state fees only. These fees do not include NIPR transaction fees.

License Class / LOA Combination Fee * Late Renewal *
Insurance Producer / All LOAs excluding Surplus Lines $50.00 For Licenses with one LOA
$55.00 For License with two or more LOAs
$100.00 For Licenses with one LOA
$105.00 For License with two or more LOAs
Insurance Producer / Surplus Lines $350.00 $400.00
Public Adjuster / All LOAs $50.00 $150.00
Claim Adjuster / All LOAs $50.00 $100.00
Consultant/All LOAs $50.00 $100.00

* Per application.
**Reinstatements are referred to as late renewals in Louisiana.

Contacts

Last Update: 8/14/2018

LOUISIANA Non-Resident License Renewal for Business Entities

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for Louisiana at this time.

Primary Rules (Business Entity)

Response Question
Yes Accepts renewals for business entities electronically.
Yes Accepts renewals for major lines of authority.
Yes Accepts renewals for limited lines of authority.
Yes Accepts renewals for surplus lines for business entities.
Yes Applicant can late renew through NIPR's Non-Resident Renewal (NRR) Application.
Yes Partial renewals allowed.
Yes License printing available electronically.

License Printing

To print your license, click the state on NIPR's Producer Licensing Map.

Renewal Period (Business Entity)

License Class Renewal Period Begins Renewal Period Ends
Consultant/ All LOAs 90 days prior to expiration date. Biennially by March 31
Producer Agency / All LOAs excluding Portable Electronics 90 days prior to expiration date. Biennially by March 31
Claim Adjuster Agency / Automobile Adjuster, Personal Lines Adjuster
Public Adjuster Agency / Public Adjuster
Producer Agency / Portable Electronics Biennially on November 1st, odd years. Biennially by December 31, odd years

Business Rules (Business Entity)

Agencies are required to update their affiliations via the Louisiana Department of Insurance Industry Portal. Instructions are available at http://ldi.la.gov/industry/insurance producer-adjuster/appointments-affiliations

Partial renewals are allowed for active lines of authority (LOAs) during renewal cycle. Please note: applicants are not allowed to renew lines that were not previously renewed under same license.

Louisiana will allow late renewal of a LOA if:

  • LOA status is inactive.
  • Current date is less than two (2) years past.
  • LOA status date with a status reason of lapsed.

Do not submit an application unless all supporting documentation for any disclosures is on hand and ready to submit. If applicant responds "yes" to one of the background questions, supporting documents should be submitted electronically via NIPR's Attachment Warehouse.. All supporting documents must be uploaded to the Attachment Warehouse prior to but no later than the date of application submission to be considered timely disclosed. Applications with "Yes" answers without complete supporting documentation provided as of the date of application are subject to being closed as incomplete without further notice. 

Supporting documents may also be submitted to the state via mail, email, or fax.  If the applicant chooses to submit via mail, e-mail or fax, the documents must be submitted to the Louisiana Department of Insurance that same day as the license application and must include the transaction number and the applicant's name. Documentation submitted via mail must be postmarked within 24 hours of application submission.

Applicant must reapply through Non-Resident Licensing (NRL) if applicant holds an LOA with an inactive status that is more than two (2) years past LOA status date with a status reason of lapsed or LOA is inactive with status reason of cancelled.

Exceptions to NRL reapplication policy:

  • LOA status must be in inactive.
  • Current date must be less than one (1) year past LOA status date with a status reason of lapsed.

If any LOA is declined on the application, then all LOAs will be declined.

Applicant can not reinstate portable electronics LOA, they must contact the state to reactivate license.

Please note that before an Producer Agency license with portable electronics LOA will be issued, a list of Louisiana business locations must be submitted to the state either by email, fax, or mail.

At least one (1) Designated Responsible Licensed Producer (DRLP) must be listed on the application and have an active resident or non-resident license in Louisiana. Except for the portable electronics and self-storage LOA.

DRLPs provided must cumulatively cover the LOAs on the application and must be affiliated with the agency that you are completing the renewal application for.

DRLP does not need to be licensed in Louisiana on applications for the Portable Electronics LOA and the Self Storage LOA but must be listed on the application.

DRLPs last name must match the National Producer Number (NPN) on the Producer Database (PDB), if applicable.

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. Documentation must be submitted within thirty (30) days after submitting application or the application will be declined.

Please check Announcements for any last minute notifications about the states to which you are applying.

State Offerings (Business Entity)

License Class Line of Authority (LOA) DRLP Required
Consultant Life Yes
Consultant Accident & Health or Sickness Yes
Consultant Property Yes
Consultant Casualty Yes
Consultant Variable Life and Variable Annuity Yes
Producer Agency Life Yes
Producer Agency Accident & Health or Sickness Yes
Producer Agency Property Yes
Producer Agency Casualty Yes
Producer Agency Personal Lines Yes
Producer Agency Variable Life and Variable Annuity Yes
Producer Agency Travel Yes
Producer Agency Credit Yes
Producer Agency Surety Yes
Producer Agency Title Yes
Producer Agency Bail Bond Yes
Producer Agency Surplus Lines Yes
Producer Agency Industrial Fire Yes
Producer Agency Limited Life, Health & Accident Yes
Producer Agency Self Storage Yes
Claim Adjuster Agency Automobile Agency Yes
Claim Adjuster Agency Commercial Lines Yes
Claim Adjuster Agency Property and Casualty. Yes
Claim Adjuster Agency Crop Yes
Claim Adjuster Agency Personal Lines Yes
Claim Adjuster Agency Workers Compensation Yes
Public Adjuster Agency Public Adjuster Yes
Producer Agency Portable Electronics Yes
Producer Agency Self Storage Yes

* Applications for Other lines of authority will defer to state for approval.

Renewal Fees (Business Entity)

Fees shown are state fees only. These fees do not include NIPR transaction fees.

License Class / LOA Combination Fee * Late Renewal *
Consultant/All LOAs $50.00 $100.00
Producer Agency / All LOAs except Portable Electronics, Surplus Lines $50.00 For Licenses with one LOA
$55.00 For License with two or more LOAs
$100.00 For Licenses with one LOA
$105.00 For License with two or more LOAs
Producer Agency / Surplus Lines $350.00 $400.00
Producer Agency / Portable Electronics $100.00 N/A (Not allowed to late renew)
Claim Adjuster Agency / All LOAs $100.00 $150.00
Public Adjuster Agency / Public Adjuster $100.00 $150.00

* Per application.
**Reinstatements are referred to as late renewals in Louisiana.

Contacts

Last Update: 8/14/2018

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