Note: Each individual who solicits, negotiates, or accepts insurance business from the public must be licensed in that line of insurance, and if applicable, hold an appointment from an insurer.
Individuals requesting Property or Casualty who hold one of the designations below may be granted a waiver from pre-licensing education and experience requirements.
Individuals requesting Life who hold one of the designations below may be granted a waiver from prelicensing education requirements.
Individuals requesting Health who hold one of the designations below may be granted a waiver from prelicensing education requirements.
Individual producer licenses are issued on a biennial basis 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, proof of completion of the continuing education requirements in § 10-408, and $100 reinstatement fee.
After one (1) year from the expiration date, licensees may re-apply for an initial license by completing all the Maryland initial license requirements.
PROMETRIC is the Maryland Insurance Administration's vendor for continuing education services. Forinformation regarding course offerings or to view your continuing education transcript, please visitwww.Sircon.com (Look-up Courses or Transcript) or call 1-800-324-4592.
A Producer may obtain all or part of the credit hours of continuing education required for renewal of a license from classroom, correspondence or online courses approved by the Commissioner.
Producer Continuing Education Credit Requirements details the CE requirements for various lines.
Note: All licensed insurance producers, regardless of age are required to comply with Maryland’s continuing education requirements. Actively licensed insurance producers who are age 70 and above as of April 30, 2013 do not have to complete CE. (Bulletin 13-07). Licensed insurance producers who, as of October 1, 2008, have held licenses for 25 or more consecutive years must successfully complete 8 hours of continuing education in each renewal period. (Bulletin 13-10). Continous license is required in order to maintain qualification for the reduced hours per renewal period. There are no new qualifiers for these waivers. You either already have the waiver or you do not qualify.
It is strongly recommended that all Continuing Education requirements be met thirty (30) days prior to license expiration to allow ample processing time.
Application FormsNAIC Uniform Application Initial IndividualNAIC Uniform Application Initial Business EntityNAIC Uniform Application Renewal IndividualNAIC Uniform Application Renewal Business Entity
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.
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.
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