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Georgia Insurance Licensing and Compliance Resources

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State License Division Information

PSI Services LLC
P.O. Box 742983
Atlanta, Georgia 30348
Phone: (850) 413-3140
Website: https://www.oci.ga.gov/agents/home.aspx

Non Resident Licensing Information: Get an Insurance Agent License

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FAQs

In order to become a licensed insurance agent in Georgia, you should first make sure you know what type of insurance agent you want to be and what types of policies you need to sell. That will help you figure out what insurance licenses you’ll need. Once you’ve done that, you’ll need to take pre-license education courses. After completing all of your coursework you can take your insurance exam(s). Life, Accident, & Sickness (LA&S) and Property & Casualty (P&C) lines are combined lines in Georgia, so you will take two exams if you wish to attain all of these lines of authority.

Georgia requires that all insurance license applications provide fingerprints prior to licensing. Giving your fingerprints will initiate a background check. If you have any prior misdemeanors or felonies, this may affect the outcome of your licensing efforts. You’ll also need to fill out a citizenship affidavit. This affidavit can be found on the Georgia Insurance Department.

Once you have completed your exams and completed your fingerprinting, you can apply for your license. If you have more than one line of authority that you have passed the exam for, be sure to apply for all of those lines. After submitting your license application to the state, you’ll need to mail in your fingerprint card to the Georgia Department of Insurance. Once you have submitted your application and have filled all the other requirements, your license application will be reviewed by the state. Your background check will also be reviewed.

If you have any questions, you can call the Georgia Department of Insurance at (404) 656-2101 or email the Insurance Department.

The first step in getting a Georgia insurance adjuster license is taking pre-license education courses. These are state required courses pertaining to claims adjusting, basic insurance information, state laws and mandates, and professional ethics. To fill the pre-license requirement, you must complete a certain amount of credit hours depending on the lines of authority (types of licenses) you wish to attain. The next step after completing your pre-licensing requirement is to take and pass the Georgia Insurance Adjuster License exam. Once you have done so, the next step is applying for your license.

The State of Georgia requires that all insurance license applications provide fingerprints prior to licensing. Giving your fingerprints will initiate a background check. If you have any prior misdemeanors or felonies, this may affect the outcome of your licensing efforts. If you have specific questions regarding things that may come up on your background check you may call the Georgia Department of Insurance at (404) 656-2101 or send them an email. Once you have submitted your application and have completed all the other requirements, your license application will be reviewed by the state. This process generally takes about four (4) weeks. Depending on the results of your background check, the Department of Insurance may request more information or documentation.

In Georgia, insurance licenses expire every two years. The expiration will be on the last day of your birth month, biennially, based on the anniversary of your original license year. So if you were licensed on an even-numbered year, your license will expire on the last day of your birth month in the next even-numbered year.

There is no requirement to take another exam from the state. Some courses may have a small quiz at the end you can take to see if you’ve retained all the important information.

AgentSync can also help with the renewal process.

If this is the state you reside in, then renewing your license will also keep any non-resident license you have in good standing. You will still need to pay the license renewal fee for non-resident licenses held in other states.

After you have completed your continuing education and you are within 90 days of your license expiration, you may renew your Georgia insurance license online. AgentSync can also help with the renewal process.

You may also print a paper renewal form from the Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner.

There is a fee of $100 per application to renew your license.

Once this process is complete, your license will be renewed and your new expiration date will be two years from your previous expiration date.

Annually, you need to renew your non-resident adjuster license in Georgia. You might have to renew your licenses every year if you were recommended by a state authority.

Georgia grants licensing privileges to those adjusters licensed in their home state or designated home state. Meaning that any Continuing Education (CE) courses completed in your designated home state (DHS) carry over to your Non-Resident Adjuster License in Georgia.

There is a $100 fee to renew your Florida Non-Resident Adjuster license. You can renew your license through NIPR.

For more information, contact the Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner.

Once you have your license, you’ll need to complete some steps every few years to keep it active. Resident Georgia adjusters are required to complete 24 hours of continuing education (CE) every two (2) years; these 24 hours must include the following: three (3) hours of ethics or consumer protection coursework, to upkeep your adjuster license.

There is an $100 fee to renew your Alabama adjuster license. After you complete your renewal application, the Georgia Insurance Department will email you once your license renewal has been approved or if you need to submit other documents.

Georgia grants reciprocal licenses to adjusters who are licensed in their home state or adjusters who hold a Designated Home State (DHS) license, as long as the home or DHS state requires an examination.

For more information or questions – consult the Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner.

*State specific rules and regulations can change. Please be sure to visit NIPR or the state’s website for the latest information.