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Hawaii Insurance Licensing and Compliance Resources

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State License Division Information

Hawaii Insurance Division
P.O. Box 3614
Honolulu, Hawaii 96811
Phone: (808) 586-2790
Fax: (808) 586-2806
Website: http://cca.hawaii.gov/ins

Non Resident Licensing Information: How to Apply For, Reinstate or Reactivate an Insurance License

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FAQs

In order to become a state Adjuster in Hawaii, you’ll need to complete the necessary Adjuster license course work. Once you’ve done that, the next step is to take and pass the Hawaii Insurance Adjuster License exams. Depending on the lines of authority you wish to carry, you may need to take more than one exam. The State of Hawaii 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 Hawaii Insurance Division at (808) 586-2790 or send them an email. Once you have completed your exams and fingerprinting, you can now apply for your license.Your license application is then reviewed by the state. This process generally takes about ten (10) business days. Depending on the results of your background check, the Department of Insurance may request more information or documentation.

In order to become a state Adjuster in Hawaii, you’ll need to complete the necessary Adjuster license course work. Once you’ve done that, the next step is to take and pass the Hawaii Insurance Adjuster License exams. Depending on the lines of authority you wish to carry, you may need to take more than one exam. The State of Hawaii 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 Hawaii Insurance Division at (808) 586-2790 or send them an email. Once you have completed your exams and fingerprinting, you can now apply for your license.Your license application is then reviewed by the state. This process generally takes about ten (10) business days. Depending on the results of your background check, the Department of Insurance may request more information or documentation.

In Hawaii, insurance licenses expire every two years. The expiration will be on the 16th day of your birth month.  There is no requirement to take another exam from the state, but courses you need to take to keep your license in good standing may include a quiz to see if you understand the material.

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.

You may take your continuing education courses either in person in a classroom setting or online as a self-paced course.

Upon completion of these courses, the company who you took the course from should send the certificate of completion directly to the state. You may want to print a copy of this certificate to keep in your records just in case there is a dispute later.

After you have completed your continuing education and you are within 60 days of your license expiration, you may renew your Hawaii insurance license online by using the Hawaii Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs site.  AgentSync can also help with the renewal process.

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

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

Hawaii does not grant reciprocal licenses to adjusters from out-of-state. If you want to be licensed to work in Hawaii, you will need to go through their testing and application process.

All individuals – residents and nononresidents – are required to successfully pass the Hawaii Insurance License Exam.Once you have your license, you’ll need to formally renew it to keep it active. Hawaii adjuster license renewal is required of all license-holders every two (2) years before the expiration date.

Retaliatory fees can be found via the NIPR. Resident licensing must be completed via the NIPR.

Hawaii adjusters can renew their license through HDCCA License Extension/Renewal website or through NIPR. Choose one or the other – do not submit through both portals.

Once you have your license, you’ll need to formally renew it to keep it active. Hawaii adjuster license renewal is required of all license-holders every two (2) years before the expiration date.

In Hawaii, you are not required to complete hours of continuing education (CE) coursework to upkeep your adjuster license. There is an $90 fee to renew your Hawaii adjuster license.

Hawaii does not grant reciprocal licenses to adjusters from out-of-state. If you want to be licensed to work in Hawaii, you will need to go through their testing and application process.

Hawaii adjusters can renew their license through HDCCA License Extension/Renewal website or through NIPR. Choose one or the other – do not submit through both portals.

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