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 Online via Producer Desktop
- 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.
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.