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state-specific information kansas
This page provides state-specific checklists, application forms and contacts for paper resident and non-resident licensing in the State of Kansas.
non-resident licensing checklist for business entities
Organizational Documents
 
 
License status in the business entity’s state of domicile will be verified through PDB.
 

Report all agents affiliated with the business entity and licensed in Kansas, Report all branch office locations. Report if the business entity is an auto dealership, an auto rental agency or a financial institution. Report if the business entity sell credit products only and has no licensed personnel.

Other Requirements
 
Attach a check * or money order for $80 ($30 application fee + $50 license fee)
* Checks payable to KS Insurance Dept
 
In reference to question 25 on the business application, Kansas does not require an officer, director or partner of the business entity be licensed. As long as one person is licensed in Kansas, the agency license can be issued.

Appointment Requirements After Licensing

 
Appointment must be received within 30 working days of effective date of contractual agreement with company.
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non-resident licensing checklist for individuals
Organizational Documents
 
 
Certification of insurance authority in the state of residence is verified through the PDB.
 
NASD CRD report is required for variable contracts if that authority is not included in the PDB.
Other Requirements
 
Attach a check * or money order for $80 ($30 application fee + $50 license fee)
* Checks payable to KS Insurance Dept
 
Applicant must be at least 18 years of age
 
Sign application
 
If applying for a Surplus Lines Producer license type, attach a check * or money order for $50 application fee. *Checks payable to KS Insurance Dept
 
If applying for a Public Adjuster license type, attach a check * or money order for $100 application fee. *Checks payable to KS Insurance Dept. Applicant must enter Public Adjuster in the “Other” column on uniform application.
Appointment Requirements After Licensing
 
Appointment must be received within 30 working days of effective date of contractual agreement with company.
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resident licensing checklist for business entities
Organizational Documents
 
 
Report all agents affiliated with the business entity and licensed in Kansas; all branch office locations; if the business entity is an auto dealership, an auto rental agency, or a financial institution; if the business entity does credit product business only and has no licensed personnel.
Other Requirements
 
Attach a check * or money order for $30 application fee
* Checks payable to KS Insurance Dept
 
Kansas does not require an officer, director, or partner of the business entity to be licensed (question 25 on the business application).  As long as one person is licensed in Kansas, the agency license can be issued. 
 
Designate a licensed agent to be responsible for the business entity’s compliance with Kansas insurance laws and regulations.
Appointment Requirements After Licensing
 
Appointment must be received within 30 working days of effective date of contractual agreement with company.
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resident licensing checklist for individuals
Organizational Documents
 
 
NASD CRD Report is required for variable contracts authority.
Other Requirements
 
Attach a check * or money order for $30 application fee
* Checks payable to KS Insurance Dept
 
Applicant must be at least 18 years of age.
 
Provide a Letter of Clearance if previously licensed in another state and moving to Kansas.  A Letter of Clearance is not required if the other state participates in the PDB.
 
Sign Application
 
Pass the appropriate license examination
 
If the applicant has held an insurance agent’s license in another state, application forms, fees, and/or examination requirements may be waived.  Contact the Kansas Insurance Department for details.
 
If applying for a Surplus Lines Producer license type, attach a check * or money order for $50 application fee. (Applicant must be applying for or currently hold an active license for Property & Casualty authority.) *Checks payable to KS Insurance Dept
 
If applying for a Public Adjuster license type, attach a check * or money order for $100 application fee. *Checks payable to KS Insurance Dept. Applicant must enter Public Adjuster in the “Other” column on uniform application.
Appointment Requirements After Licensing
 
Appointment must be received within 30 working days of effective date of contractual agreement with company.
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The National Insurance Producer Registry ("NIPR") populates the State Matrix of Business Rules ("State Matrix") with information provided directly from participating state insurance departments. Participating states are encouraged to provide updated information when appropriate. NIPR does not guarantee the completeness, accuracy or adequacy of the information in the State Matrix. The information in the State Matrix does not constitute legal advice and use of this information is at user's own risk and responsibility. Any questions regarding the interpretation of the rules or the accuracy of the information should be directed to the appropriate state insurance department.

Uniform Application for Business Entities
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Uniform Application for Individuals
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non-resident licensing
Click here to apply for a non-resident license electronically.
Kansas accepts the Uniform Licensing Application for nonresident business entities and individuals.
Business Checklist
Individual Checklist
resident licensing
Kansas accepts the Uniform Licensing Application for resident business entities and individuals.
Business Checklist
Individual Checklist
contact information
Kansas Web Site
Mail Applications to:
Kansas Department of Insurance
Producers Division
420 SW 9th
Topeka, KS 66612-1678

Non-Resident Contacts

Business
Billy Copp
785-291-3880
bcopp@ksinsurance.org

Individual
Jo Ingels
785-296-2147
jingels@ksinsurance.org

Resident Contacts

Business
Billy Copp
785-291-3880
bcopp@ksinsurance.org

Individual
Karen Evans
785-296-7860
kevans@ksinsurance.org

 
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