Resident Agent Licensing Application & Requirements
In order to qualify as a Kansas resident insurance agent, you must satisfy the following requirements:
- Be at least 18 years of age.
- Be fingerprinted. See Instructions for requesting criminal background check
- Submit the NAIC Uniform Application for Individual Insurance Producer License in one of two ways:
- Online via Producer Desktop - or -
- Print out and mail to the Producers Division; 420 S.W. Ninth Street; Topeka, KS 66612-1678. Applicants for a Title, Self-Service Storage or Bail Bond license should indicate the line being applied for under "O-Other" on page 2 of the Uniform Application.
- If applying by mail, submit a $90 application fee (personal or business check, money order, or cashier’s check payable to the Kansas Insurance Department).
- Provide a clearance letter if you hold a license from another state and are moving to Kansas. A clearance letter is not required if the applicant's former state of residence participates in the NAIC PDB (PDB Participating State Report).
- Provide evidence of FINRA registration if Variable Contracts authority is required. (Series 6 or 7)
- Pass the appropriate license examination.
- If the applicant has held an insurance agent’s license in another state, application forms, fees, and/or the agent's license examination may be waived. Contact the Kansas Insurance Department for details.
When the license has been issued:
- Secure company certification. Appointment is required by each company for which business is transacted.
Each resident agent may renew the license biennially. The biennial due date is the agent's birth date in each odd year for agents born in an odd-numbered year or each even year for agents born in an even-numbered year. For newly licensed agents, such date shall not be earlier than two years from the date of the agent's initial licensure.
Resident agents must submit proof of continuing education by the biennial due date.