Licensing Requirements

In accordance with Sections 2-112 and 11-218 of the Insurance Article, Annotated Code of Maryland, an applicant desiring to be licensed as a rating organization in Maryland is required to file with the Maryland Insurance Administration the following:

  • Application
  • A copy of its constitution, articles of agreement or association, or certificate of incorporation and its bylaws, rules and regulations that govern the conduct of its business.
  • A list of its members and subscribers.
  • An appointment of the Commissioner as agent for the acceptance of service of process.
  • A statement of its qualifications as a rating organization.
  • Licensing fee of $25 (non-refundable) made payable to the Maryland Insurance Administration.


Upon receipt of the documents listed above and the filing fee, a determination will be made to grant or deny the application wholly or partly

A license as a rating organization expires three (3) years after its effective date.

Once licensed, companies are required to apply to renew before the expiration date by submitting the following:

  • Renewal Application
  • A current list of its members and subscribers.
  • Licensing fee of $25 (non-refundable) made payable to the Maryland Insurance Administration.


If you have any questions, contact:

Company Licensing
Phone:  410-468-2104
Fax:  410-468-2112

Submit documents and fees to:
Maryland Insurance Administration
Company Licensing
200 St. Paul Place, Suite 2700
Baltimore, MD  21202  ​

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