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License Renewal

Resident Requirements

Insurance agent licenses do not renew. Agent licenses (Life, Accident and Health or Sickness, Property, Casualty, Personal Lines, Medicare Supplement/LTC, Variable Life and Variable Annuity Products) are valid until surrendered, canceled or revoked. Variable Life and Variable Annuity Products also requires that the prerequisite license Life license remain active. Medicare Supplement/LTC also requires that the prerequisite license Accident and Health or Sickness remain active. ALL resident agents must comply with continuing education requirements for the license(s) held in order to keep the license in force.

April 1 renewals: Broker, Viatical Settlement Broker, Adjuster, Motor Vehicle Damage Appraiser, Corporation, Partnership Public Adjuster Business Entity, Self-Storage and Rental Car Agency licenses, company appointments and company-sponsored licenses (including limited representatives).

September 1 renewals: Surplus Lines licenses. These licensees will receive the below notification on how to pay their license renewal online through the National Insurance Producer Registry (NIPR).

Non-Resident Requirements

Insurance agent licenses do not renew. Agent licenses (Life, Accident and Health or Sickness, Property, Casualty, Personal Lines, Medicare Supplement/LTC, Variable Life and Variable Annuity Products) are valid until surrendered, canceled or revoked. Variable Life and Variable Annuity Products also requires that the prerequisite license Life license remain active. Medicare Supplement/LTC also requires that the prerequisite license Accident and Health or Sickness remain active. North Carolina will recertify nonresident agent licenses by reviewing their license status in their home state. The agents whose home state licenses are in good standing will have their nonresident licenses extended.

April 1 renewals: Broker, Viatical Settlement Broker, Adjuster, Motor Vehicle Damage Appraiser, Corporation, Partnership , Public Adjuster Business Entity, Self-Storage and Rental Car Agency licenses, company appointments and company-sponsored licenses (including limited representatives).

September 1 renewals: Surplus Lines licenses.

January 1 renewals: Purchasing Group licenses.

Information on submission of required documentation for insurance license renewal applications