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state-specific information kentucky
This page provides state-specific checklists, application forms and contacts for paper resident and non-resident licensing in the State of Kentucky.
non-resident licensing checklist for business entities
Other Requirements
 

Non-Resident Business entity must have at least one designated individual with an ACTIVE license for the same line(s) of authority.

NOTE: To ADD or DELETE Designated Individuals at a later date you must submit an electronic request through eServices at http://insurance.ky.gov.
Additional designees MUST HAVE at least one active Insurer appointment PRIOR to designation

Types of licenses available:

  • Adjuster – Public Adjuster - P & C, Independent Adjuster – P & C, Crop, or Workers Compensation.
  • Agent – Casualty, Health, Life, Property, Personal Lines, Variable Life & Variable Annuities, Credit, Crop,  Travel, Rental Vehicle
  • Consultant – Life and Health Consultant; Property & Casualty Consultant
  • Managing General Agent
  • Reinsurance Intermediary Broker or Reinsurance Intermediary Manager
  • Surplus Lines Broker
  • Third Party Administrator
  • Life Settlement Broker; Life Settlement Provider
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non-resident licensing checklist for individuals
Other Requirements
 

Apply ONLINE through NIPR for ANY type of Kentucky LICENSE.

Appointments must be processed online through approved providers or NIPR.

 

Letter of Certification only if resident license status cannot be verified through Producer Database (PDB).

Types of licenses available:

  • Adjuster – Independent Adjuster – P & C, Crop or Workers Compensation; Staff Adjuster – P & C, Crop, or Workers Compensation; Public Adjuster – P & C.
  • Agent – Casualty, Health, Life, Property, Personal Lines, Variable Life & Variable Annuities, Credit, Crop, Travel, Rental Vehicle Managing Employee
  • Consultant – Life and Health Consultant; Property & Casualty Consultant
  • Managing General Agent
  • Reinsurance Intermediary Broker; Reinsurance Intermediary Manager
  • Surplus Lines Broker
  • Third Party Administrator
  • Life Settlement Broker; Life Settlement Provider
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resident licensing checklist for business entities
 

Apply ONLINE through NIPR for ANY type of Kentucky LICENSE.

Types of licenses available:

  • Adjuster – Independent Adjuster – P & C, Crop or Workers Compensation; Staff Adjuster – P & C, Crop, or Workers Compensation; Public Adjuster – P & C.
  • Agent – Casualty, Health, Life, Property, Personal Lines, Variable Life & Variable Annuities, Credit, Crop,  Travel, Rental Vehicle
  • Consultant – Life and Health Consultant; Property & Casualty Consultant
  • Managing General Agent
  • Reinsurance Intermediary Broker or Reinsurance Intermediary Manager
  • Surplus Lines Broker
  • Third Party Administrator
  • Life Settlement Broker; Life Settlement Provider
 

Submit proof of Financial Responsibility, if applicable

The Business Entity checklist is available on the Kentucky Department of Insurance Web site at http://insurance.ky.gov
resident licensing checklist for individuals
 

Apply ONLINE through NIPR for ANY type of Kentucky LICENSE.

Types of licenses available:

  • Adjuster
    • Independent Adjuster – P&C, Crop, Workers Comp.
    • Staff Adjuster – P&C, Crop, Workers Comp.
    • Public Adjuster – P&C
  • Agent – Casualty, Health, Life, Property, Personal Lines, Variable Life & Variable Annuities, Credit, Crop, , Travel
  • Consultant – Life and Health Consultant; Property & Casualty Consultant
  • Managing General Agent
  • Reinsurance Intermediary Broker; Reinsurance Intermediary Manager
  • Rental Vehicle Managing Employee
  • Surplus Lines Broker
  • Third Party Administrator
  • Life Settlement Broker; Life Settlement Provider
  • Apprentice Adjuster –Must have sponsor (licensed KY adjuster), AND MUST reside and work in Kentuck to qualify.
 

Submit proof of Pre-licensing completionby fax (502) 564-3384

 

Kentucky background reports must be obtained online at http://courts.ky.gov. Register for account, then order online.  Copy will be sent to DOI by Administrative Office of the Courts.  

 

Submit proof of Financial Responsibility, if applicable

EXAMINATION: Once application and all applicable documentation is received and processed, examination may be scheduled through a password secured eServices account at http://insurance.ky.gov.

A detailed Individual Licensing Information Packet is available on the Kentucky Department of Insurance Web site at http://insurance.ky.gov.

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DISCLAIMER

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
[PDF] [Word]
Uniform Application for Individuals
[PDF] [Word]
non-resident licensing
Click here to apply for a non-resident license electronically.
Kentucky accepts the Uniform Licensing Application for nonresident business entities and individuals.
Business Checklist
Individual Checklist
resident licensing
Kentucky accepts the Uniform Licensing Application for resident business entities and individuals. The business and individual checklists are currently being developed by the state. Please visit the Kentucky Department of Insurance Web site for more information.
contact information
Kentucky Web Site

Mail Applications to:
Kentucky Department of Insurance
Agent Licensing Division
P.O. Box 517
Frankfort, KY 40602-0517

Non-Resident Contacts

Business and Individual
Agent Licensing
502-564-6004

Resident Contacts

Business and Individual
Agent Licensing
502-564-6004

DOI.AgentLicensingMail@
Ky.gov

 
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