WASHINGTON Non-Resident License Renewal for Individuals


State Announcements

There are no announcements for Washington at this time.

Primary Rules (Individual)

Response Question
Yes Accepts renewals for individuals electronically.
Yes Accepts renewals for major lines of authority.
No Accepts renewals for limited lines of authority.
Yes Accepts renewals for surplus lines for individuals.
No 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
All License Classes Two months prior to expiration date. On Expiration Date

Business Rules (Individual)

Applicant must provide a valid email address as their point of contact for all WA State licensing matters.

Applicant must renew all active lines of authority (LOAs).

Applicant must contact the department in writing (email preferred) if LOAs need to be removed and not renewed.

The NIPR Non-Resident Renewal (NRR) Application may not be used to renew if licenses classes other than insurance producer or surplus line broker are active. Please renew through Washington Office of the Insurance Commissioner by going to the state website.

After your license has been issued but prior to representing a business entity, you must be affiliated. Affiliations must be completed by the business entity on the
Washington state website.

Applicant cannot renew an insurance producer license if they hold any active LOAs other than life, disability, property, casualty, personal lines, or Variable Life and Variable Annuity.

Applicant cannot renew if they hold any active license class outside of insurance producer or surplus line broker. Licensee must hold exactly one active Washington license class to be eligible to renew.

The renewal period begins sixty (60) days prior to the license expiration date, and renewal is no longer permitted through NIPR less than ten (10) days prior to the expiration date. Applicants must go to the State website to renew if less than ten (10) days prior to the license expiration date.

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 secure email (contact OIC for information on how to submit).

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)
Insurance Producer Life
Insurance Producer Disability
Insurance Producer Property
Insurance Producer Casualty
Insurance Producer Personal Lines
Insurance Producer Variable Life and Variable Annuity
Surplus Line Broker None

* 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 *
Insurance Producer / All LOAs $55.00
Surplus Line Broker / None $200.00**

* Per application.

**Surplus line broker will be available starting December 13th, 2013. 


Last Update: 9/08/2017


WASHINGTON Non-Resident License Renewal for Business Entities

The state of Washington licenses non-resident business entities electronically at http://www.insurance.wa.gov/for-insurance producers/get-licensed/business-entity-non-resident/

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


Last Update: 9/08/2017