LIMTED LINES PRODUCER LICENSE FOR CREDIT LIFE, HEALTH AND INVOLUNTARY UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT
Maryland issues limited lines licenses to producers who sell coverage under a policy of credit life insurance, credit health insurance or credit involuntary unemployment benefit insurance in connection with a loan or credit transaction for which premiums are payable for less than 10 years.
INITIAL LICENSE APPLICATION:
To apply for a license as a Limited Lines Producer, the applicant must:
- pay the applicable fee of $54, required by Insurance Article, § 2-112, Annotated Code of Maryland;
- complete and submit the NAIC Uniform Individual Application.
Individual producer licenses are issued to expire on the last day of the producer’s birth month. Business entity licenses are issued to expire 2 years from the date of issuance.
For up to one (1) year after the expiration date, licensees may reinstate an expired license by submitting the required application, $54 renewal fee, $15 fraud prevention fee and $100 reinstatement fee.
After one (1) year from the expiration date, licensees may apply for an initial license by completing all the Maryland initial license requirements.
ONLINE AND PAPER APPLICATION:
Applications may be submitted via:
- online through NIPR ( www.nipr.com). A confirmation email will be sent to the email address provided on the application when your online application has been received. Make note of the transaction number so you may reference this when sending additional documents or inquiring for status.
- or paper application, along with any additional documents, should be mailed to:
The Maryland Insurance Administration
Attn: Producer Licensing
200 Saint Paul Place, Suite 2700
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
*Payments should be in the form or a check, money order, or cashier’s check made payable to: Maryland Insurance Administration.
Note: Regardless of who completes the application, the license applicant is ultimately responsible for the contents of the application and must provide accurate and complete information (if the application was completed by someone other than the applicant, the person who completes an application may also be held responsible for the contents of the application). An application that fails to disclose or fails to provide accurate information may result in the DELAY and/or DENIAL of the application. If your license has already been issued and it is later discovered that the information contained in your application is not true, correct, or complete, your license may be REVOKED and you may be subject to monetary PENALTIES (if the application was completed by someone other than the applicant, the person who completed the application may also be subject to administrative action). If in doubt, disclose.
In most cases, complete applications are processed in 7-10 business days. Incomplete applications may incur delays, be rejected/denied or not be processed. Incomplete applications pending over 120 days may be rejected.
Do a NAME SEARCH
to verify if your application has been approved. When you have your license number, go to PRINT LICENSE
to get a copy of your license. Fill in all search criteria to enable a successful search. Maryland does not send copies of licenses.
Note: All license or certificate fees are non-refundable and non-transferable whether the application has been approved, denied, cancelled, withdrawn, or when an applicant submits multiple applications for the same license or certificate.
Maryland Insurance Administration
Producer Licensing Customer Service: 1-888-204-6198
Producer Licensing Fax: (410) 468-2399
Producer Licensing Email: email@example.com