OHIO Non-Resident License Renewal for Individuals

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for Ohio at this 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.
No 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
Major Lines Biennially ninety (90) days before the last day of the licenses birth month. Biennially on the last day of the licensees birth month.
Limited Lines
Managing General Agent Annually on December 1st. Annually on the last day of February.
Surety Bail Bond
Public Insurance Adjuster Annually on October 1st. Annually on December 31st.
Public Insurance Adjuster Agent
Reinsurance Intermediary Manager
Title Biennially ninety (90) days before the last day of the licenses birth month. Biennially on the last day of the licensees birth month.
Title Insurance Marketing Representative
Third Party Administrator Annually on April 1st. Annually on June 30th.
Surplus Lines Annually on November 1st. Annually on January 31st.
Viatical Settlement Broker Annually on January 1st. Annually on March 31st.

Business Rules (Individual)

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

Applicants may renew up to ninety (90) days prior to their license expiration date. Any renewal application received prior to the ninety (90) days of the license expiration date or after the renewal application acceptance time period will not be accepted.

There must be no serious RIRS or 1033 actions for the applicant since last renewal. If applicable, please contact the state for additional information.

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.

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

Major Line agent applicants:

  • Must have active license in resident state for the same line(s) of authority (LOA).
  • Applicants for the variable line of authority (LOA) must supply FINRA CRD number on application.
  • Provide required supporting documents, if necessary.

Limited Line agent applicants:

  • Must have active license in resident state for the same line(s) of authority (LOA).
  • Applicants for Funeral Expense line of authority (LOA) must provide proof of Active Ohio Funeral Director's license.
  • Provide required supporting documents, if necessary.

Managing General Agent applicants are required to provide:

  • Must have active managing general agent license or equivalent in resident state.
  • Copy of the signed contract between the MGA and the insurance company;
  • Copy of the Certified Resolution of the Board appointment describing duties to be performed.
  • Copy of bond in the amount of at least $50,000.
  • Proof of Errors and Omissions Policy.
  • Completion of the "Electronic MGA supplemental form" (INS3295) (Notarized) found on Department state website.
  • Required supporting details or documents, if necessary.

Public Insurance Adjuster (PIA) applicants are required to:

  • Must have active public insurance adjuster license in resident state.
  • Provide proof of bond in the amount of at least $1,000, payable to the State of Ohio.
  • Completion of the Electronic Individual PIA Supplemental form (INS3216) found on the Department's website containing a notary section and the Ohio Specific Bond form.
  • Provide a copy of the form that will be used as the contract in Ohio, if different than what is on file with Department.
  • Provide required supporting documents, if necessary.

Public Insurance Adjuster Agent (PIAA) applicants are required to:

  • Must have active public insurance adjuster license in resident state.
  • Provide proof of bond in the amount of at least $1,000, payable to the State of Ohio.
  • Complete the Electronic Individual PIA Supplemental form (INS3216) found on the Department's website containing a notary section, Public Insurance Adjuster Agent Sponsorship section and the Ohio Specific Bond form.
  • Public insurance adjuster agents must be sponsored by a licensed individual or business entity public insurance adjuster. The representative may only be sponsored with one adjuster at a time. Applicants must complete and submit the PIAA Sponsorship form (INS 3216) found on the Department's website.
  • Provide required supporting details or documents, if necessary.

Reinsurance Intermediary Broker and Manager applicants:

  • Must have active reinsurance intermediary license or equivalent in resident state.
  • Provide required supporting documents, if necessary.

Surety Bail Bond applicants:

  • Must have active surety bail bond license or equivalent in resident state.
  • Required supporting details or documents, if necessary.

Surplus Lines Applicants:

  • Must have active surplus lines license in resident state.
  • Required to hold an active Ohio major lines license for property and casualty LOAs is agent is, or will be, personally performing the due diligence requirements.
  • Provide required supporting documents, if necessary.

Title applicants:

  • Must have active title license or equivalent in resident state.
  • Provide required supporting documents, if necessary.

Title Insurance Marketing Representative applicants:

  • Must have active title license or equivalent in resident state.
  • Complete the TIMR Sponsorship form (INS3296). The TIMR Sponsorship form can be found on the Department's website. (Title insurance marketing representatives must be sponsored by a licensed title individual or business entity. The representative may only be sponsored with one title agent at a time.
  • Provide required supporting documents, if necessary.

Third Party Administrator applicants must provide:

  • Must have active third party administrator license or equivalent in resident state.
  • Provide proof of home state licensure or proof from home state that applicant does not require a TPA license in that state.
  • Proof of fidelity bond or other comparable insurance policy coverage for all employees as required by R.C. 3959.11 and OAC 3901-8-05 (D)(5). (Documentation must include the name of the carrier, policy number and effective dates.)
  • Proof of professional liability insurance coverage and/or E&O insurance as required by ERISA. Documentation must include the name of the carrier, policy number and effective dates.
  • Provide required supporting documents, if necessary.

Viatical Settlements Broker applicants are required to:

  • Must have active viatical settlement broker license or equivalent in resident state.
  • Proof of completion of required CE completed prior to compliance period deadline date. (Due biennially on December 31st.)
  • Payment of $100.00 if required CE is completed January 1 thru March 31 after compliance period deadline date.
  • Must provide a description of procedures that are in place to safeguard the confidentiality of viators' and insureds' personal and medical information that complies with division (G) of ORC section 3916.07 and 3916.13, only if different than what is currently on file with the Department
  • Must provide a comprehensive anti-fraud plan that complies with requirements of division (G) of ORC section 3916.18, only if different than what is currently on file with the Department.
  • Must provide an updated organizational chart that identifies all employees, position titles, and description of position(s).
  • Required supporting details or documents, if necessary.

Provide required supporting documents, if necessary. Please note that viatical settlement broker agent must complete fifteen (15) CE credits specifically approved as VSE credits by the Ohio Department of Insurance biennially by December 31st.

State Offerings (Individual)

Please note that license class names can vary by state.

License Class

Line of Authority (LOA)

Major Lines

Life

Major Lines

Accident & Health

Major Lines

Property

Major Lines

Casualty

Major Lines

Variable

Major Lines

Personal

Limited Lines

Credit

Limited Lines

Crop

Limited Lines

Travel

Limited Lines

Funeral

Limited Lines

Auto Rental

Managing General Agent

Managing General Agent

Reinsurance Intermediary Broker

Reinsurance Intermediary Broker

Public Insurance Adjuster

Public Insurance Adjuster

Public Insurance Adjuster Agent

Public Insurance Adjuster Agent

Reinsurance Intermediary Manager

Reinsurance Intermediary Manager

Reinsurance Intermediary Broker

Reinsurance Intermediary Broker

Surety Bail Bond

Surety Bail Bond

Surplus Lines

Surplus Lines

Title

Title

Title Insurance Marketing Representative

Title Insurance Marketing Representative

Third Party Administrator

Third Party Administrator

Viatical Settlement Broker

Viatical Settlement Broker

* 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 **
Major Lines / All LOAs $25.00 $50.00 as of the first day of the month after license expiration date, in addition to renewal fee, if required.
OR
$100.00 as of the first day of the second month after license expiration date up to one year, in addition to renewal fee, if required.
Limited Lines / All LOAs $25.00 $50.00 as of the first day of the month after license expiration date, in addition to renewal fee, if required.
OR
$100.00 as of the first day of the second month after license expiration date up to one year, in addition to renewal fee, if required.
Managing General Agent / Managing General Agent $20.00 N/A
Public Insurance Adjuster / Public Insurance Adjuster $50.00 N/A
Public Insurance Adjuster Agent / Public Insurance Adjuster Agent $50.00 N/A
Reinsurance Intermediary Broker / Reinsurance Intermediary Broker $500.00 N/A
Reinsurance Intermediary Manager / Reinsurance Intermediary Manager $500.00 N/A
Surety Bail Bond / Surety Bail Bond $150.00 $50.00 as of the first day of the month after license expiration date, in addition to renewal fee, if required.
OR
$100.00 as of the first day of the second month after license expiration date up to one year, in addition to renewal fee, if required.
Surplus Lines / Surplus Lines $100.00 N/A
Title / Title $25.00 $50.00 as of the first day of the month after license expiration date, in addition to renewal fee, if required.
OR
$100.00 as of the first day of the second month after license expiration date up to one year, in addition to renewal fee, if required.
Title Insurance Marketing Representative / Title Insurance Marketing Representative $25.00 $50.00 as of the first day of the month after license expiration date, in addition to renewal fee, if required.
OR
$100.00 as of the first day of the second month after license expiration date up to one year, in addition to renewal fee, if required.
Third Party Administrator / Third Party Administrator $300.00 N/A
Viatical Settlement Broker / Viatical Settlement Broker $100.00 N/A

* Per application.

**Late renewal period begins the first day of the month after the license expiration date.

Major lines, limited lines, title and title insurance marketing representative applicants with inactive licenses for reason of non-renewal will be charged a $100.00 reinstatement fee in addition to the renewal application fee.

Contacts

Last Update: 12/18/2018

OHIO Non-Resident License Renewal for Business Entities

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for Ohio 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.
No 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
Major Lines July 1st biennially, odd numbered years for non-resident entities & even numbered years for resident entities. September 30th biennially, odd numbered years for non-resident entities & even numbered years for resident entities. 
Limited Lines
Title
Public Insurance Adjuster Annually on October 1st. Annually on December 31st.
Reinsurance Intermediary Manager
Reinsurance Intermediary Manager
Managing General Agent Annually on December 1st. Annually on the last day of February.
Surety Bail Bond
Viatical Settlement Broker Annually on January 1st. Annually on March 31st.
Third Party Administrator Annually on April 1st. Annually on June 30th.
Surplus Lines Annually on November 1st. Annually in January 31st.

Business Rules (Business Entity)

Applicants may renew up to ninety (90) days prior to their license expiration date. Any renewal application received prior to the ninety (90) days of the license expiration date or after the renewal application acceptance time period will not be accepted.

Applicant must not have any serious RIRS actions. Please contact the state if applicable.

Designated Responsible Licensed Producer (DRLP) must have an active resident or non-resident license in Ohio.

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.

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

Major Line agent applicants are required to:

  • Must have active license for equivalent Lines of Authority (LOA) in resident state.
  • Business entities applying for Variable lines must provide the Broker-Dealer CRD # or the Broker-Dealer CRD# of an affiliate insurance entity or third-party that provides the brokerage services for the BE's customers according to an "Insurance Networking Arrangement".
  • Have at least one Responsible Designated Agent "RDA" licensed with an active Major lines license in Ohio.
  • Provide required supporting documents, if necessary.

Limited Line agent applicants are required to:

  • Must have active license for equivalent Lines of Authority (LOA) in resident state.
  • Have at least one Responsible Designated Agent "RDA" licensed with an active Limited lines license in Ohio.
  • Applicants for Funeral Expense line of authority (LOA) must provide proof of Active Ohio Funeral Director's license.
  • Provide required supporting documents, if necessary.

Managing General Agent applicants are required to provide:

  • Must have active managing general agent license or equivalent in resident state.
  • Copy of the signed contract between the MGA and the insurance company.
  • Copy of the Certified Resolution of the Board appointment describing duties to be performed.
  • Copy of bond in the amount of at least $50,000.
  • Proof of Errors and Omissions Policy.
  • List of applicant's agents, producers or sub-producers.
  • Completion of the "Electronic MGA supplemental form" (INS3295) (Notarized) found on Department website.
  • Required supporting documents, if necessary.

Public Insurance Adjuster applicants are required to provide:

  • Must have active public insurance adjuster license or equivalent in resident state.
  • Proof of bond in the amount of at least $1,000, payable to the State of Ohio.
  • Completion of the Electronic Individual PIA Supplemental form (INS3217) found on the Department's website containing a notary section and the Ohio Specific Bond form;
  • Copy of the form that will be used as the contract in Ohio.
  • Name of each employee designated to act as a public insurance adjuster or public insurance adjuster agent for the entity.
  • Name of each partner, officer or member of the entity.
  • Required supporting documents, if necessary.

Reinsurance Intermediary Broker and Manager applicants are required to:

  • Must have active reinsurance intermediary broker license or equivalent in resident state.
  • Provide required supporting documents, if necessary.

Surety Bail Bond applicants are required to:

  • Must have active surety bail bond license or equivalent in resident state.
  • Provide name of each employee, officer or member of the entity.
  • Have at least one Responsible Designated Agent "RDA" licensed with an active Surety Bail Bond license in Ohio.
  • Provide required supporting documents, if necessary.

Surplus Lines applicants are required to:

  • Must have active surplus lines license in resident state.
  • Have at least one Responsible Designated Agent "RDA" licensed with an active resident or non-resident Surplus Lines license in Ohio.
  • Required to hold an active Ohio major lines license for property and casualty LOA if entity is, or will, be involved in performing the due diligence requirements.
  • Provide required supporting documents, if necessary.

Title applicants are required to provide:

  • Must have active title license in resident state.
  • On a separate attachment provide notification of changes to the owners, partners, officers, directors and affiliated title agents not previously reported to the application.   
  • Name of at least one Responsible Designated Agent "RDA" licensed with an active Title license in Ohio.
  • Attach an organizational chart that shows the following information: all subsidiaries, affiliates, and owners of the business entity ("owner" includes shareholder, member or partner). Indicate in the chart the percentage of voting shares, membership or partnership interest of the business entity that is held by each owner of the business entity. Identify with specificity each ownership interest held by a bank, trust company, bank and trust company, or other lending institution, mortgage service, brokerage, mortgage guaranty company, escrow company, real estate company, or any subsidiaries thereof, or by any person engaged in the business of any of the foregoing. If any of the owners of the business entity is a corporation, limited liability company, or partnership, identify the shareholders, members and partners of those owners.
  • Attach proof of registration and good standing with the Ohio Secretary of State.
  • Required supporting details or documents, if necessary.

Third Party Administrator applicants must provide:

  • Hold an active third party administrator, or equivalent, license in resident state.
  • Provide proof of home state TPA license or proof that home state does not require a TPA license in that state.
  • Proof of fidelity bond or other comparable insurance policy coverage for all employees as required by R.C. 3959.11 and OAC 3901-8-05 (D)(5). Documentation must include the name of the carrier, policy number and effective dates.
  • Proof of professional liability insurance coverage and/or E&O insurance as required by ERISA. (Documentation must include the name of the carrier, policy number and effective dates.)
  • Include any change to officers, directors, partners, members, or trustees, or any change of shareholders or other owners or members holding five per cent or more of ownership, and any change to address, email or phone of the entity that has occurred since last application and has not been previously reported to this state.
  • Proof of registration and good standing with the Ohio Secretary of State.
  • Required supporting details or documents, if necessary.

Viatical Settlement Broker applicants must:

  • Hold active viatical settlement broker license or equivalent in resident state.
  • Provide a description of procedures that are in place to safeguard the confidentiality of viators' and insureds' personal and medical information that complies with division (G) of ORC section 3916.07 and 3916.13, only if there are any changes from what has already been filed with the Department.
  • Provide a comprehensive anti-fraud plan that complies with requirements of division (G) of ORC section 3916.18, only if there are any changes from what has already been filed with the Department.
  • Identify all owners, partners, officers, members, directors, employees authorized to act under the Viatical Settlement Broker entity license. Documentation must include, at a minimum, full legal name, SSN/NPN and date of birth for each person authorized to act under the viatical settlement broker entity license.
  • Provide an organizational chart that identifies all employees, partners, members, officers, & key employees, including position titles, and description of positions. The chart must also identify all owners or shareholders having five percent (5%) or greater beneficial ownership. The chart must additionally show the relationship of each to the applicant, including percentage of beneficial ownership or control.
  • Provide the full name and address of the Agent for Service of Process appointed by the applicant, per O.R.C. 3916.03, if different than what has previously been provided to the Department.
  • Provide the full name, address and telephone number of the person, on behalf of the applicant, who shall be responsible for handling or responding to regulatory complaints, application forms, or questions regarding its activities in Ohio, if different than what has previously been provided to the Department.
  • Provide certificate of good standing from domicile state.
  • Be registered and in good standing with the Ohio Secretary of State.
  • Provide required supporting details or documents, if necessary.

State Offerings (Business Entity)

License Class Line of Authority (LOA) DRLP Required

Major Lines

Accident & Health

Yes

Major Lines

Casualty

Yes

Major Lines

Life

Yes

Major Lines

Personal

Yes

Major Lines

Property

Yes

Major Lines

Variable

Yes

Limited Lines

Auto Rental

Yes

Limited Lines

Credit

Yes

Limited Lines

Crop

Yes

Limited Lines

Funeral

Yes

Limited Lines

Travel

Yes

Managing General Agent

Managing General Agent

No

Public Insurance Adjuster

Public Insurance Adjuster

Yes

Reinsurance Intermediary Broker

Reinsurance Intermediary Broker

No

Reinsurance Intermediary Manager

Reinsurance Intermediary Manager

No

Surety Bail Bond

Surety Bail Bond

Yes

Surplus Lines

Surplus Lines

Yes

Third Party Administrator

TPA

No

Title

Title

Yes

Viatical Settlement Broker

Viatical Settlement Broker

Yes

 

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**
Major Lines / All LOAs $25.00 $50.00 as of the first day of the month after license expiration date, in addition to renewal fee, if required.
OR
$100.00 as of the first day of the second month after license expiration date up to one year, in addition to renewal fee, if required.
Limited Lines / All LOAs $25.00 $50.00 as of the first day of the month after license expiration date, in addition to renewal fee, if required.
OR
$100.00 as of the first day of the second month after license expiration date up to one year, in addition to renewal fee, if required.
Managing General Agent / Managing General Agent $20.00 N/A
Public Insurance Adjuster / Public Insurance Adjuster $50.00 N/A
Reinsurance Intermediary Broker / Reinsurance Intermediary Broker $500.00 N/A
Reinsurance Intermediary Manager / Reinsurance Intermediary Manager $500.00 N/A
Surety Bail Bond / Surety Bail Bond $150.00 $50.00 as of the first day of the month after license expiration date, in addition to renewal fee, if required.
OR
$100.00 as of the first day of the second month after license expiration date up to one year, in addition to renewal fee, if required.
Surplus Lines / Surplus Lines $100.00 N/A
Title / Title $25.00 $50.00 as of the first day of the month after license expiration date, in addition to renewal fee, if required.
OR
$100.00 as of the first day of the second month after license expiration date up to one year, in addition to renewal fee, if required.
Third Party Administrator / Third Party Administrator $300.00 N/A
Viatical Settlement Broker / Viatical Settlement Broker $100.00 N/A

* Per application.

**Late renewal period begins the first day of the month after the license expiration date.

Major lines, limited lines, title and title insurance marketing representative applicants with inactive licenses for reason of non-renewal will be charged a $100.00 reinstatement fee in addition to the renewal application fee.

Contacts

Last Update: 12/18/2018

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