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Apply For and Renew Your License

Apply For Your License

Apply for Resident or Non-Resident Individual Insurance License

Use specific instructions outlined by license type using the menu on the left. Read the instruction carefully and collect all of the required information before starting the process to apply. Many license types will require the applicant to submit an electronic application using NIPR.    NIPR (National Insurance Producer Registry) is an electronic gateway developed to link state insurance departments with the insurance companies, which they regulate. The goal is to simplify communications and to distribute information electronically, including licensing applications, appointments and terminations. The NIPR Gateway was designed to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the state licensing process among all parties through automation, standardization and reciprocity.


All fees are listed on the NIPR website. Review the fee schedules here.

Renew Your License

You may only renew your license during the renewal period. The license term is April 1 to March 31 of odd years. The department will send out renewal notices for existing licensees at the beginning of the odd year. Note: license fees are not prorated, and the license term is fixed, regardless of time of application.

Resident and Non-Resident Adjuster/Individual type licenses expire on March 31 and include Producer, Limited Lines Producer, Title Producer, Business Entity, Limited Lines Business Entity, Managing General Agent, and Bail Bond Agent.

Online Renewals

Use the following criteria to locate license renewal details through NIPR:

  • Choose renew your license; 
  • Enter your resident state; and
  • Enter your resident state license number.

Note: DFR does not send out a renewed license. A licensee can confirm that their license has been renewed or issued, by checking their License Status. Here you can print a copy of your license information for your records at no cost. The department does not require a licensee to possess a paper copy of their license.

Paper Renewals

Paper renewals are accepted only if:

• the electronic renewal option is unavailable for the listed license type. 
you have requested and been granted a Hardship Exception to the electronic processing.

Use the NAIC Uniform Renewal/Continuation Application to renew. Make checks payable to: Vermont Department of Financial Regulation.

All paper renewal applications must be received prior to the March 31, 2024, deadline to avoid a lapse.

Renewal Submissions

Ready to submit your application? Please submit to:

Vermont Department of Financial Regulation | Insurance Division – Producer Licensing
89 Main Street • Montpelier, VT 05620-3101
 802) 828-3303 Telephone • (802) 828-1633 Fax