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Indiana Department of Insurance

IDOI > Producer and Agency Licensing > Agents > Resident Licensing > Surplus Lines > Licensing Requirements Surplus Lines Licensing Requirements

Resident Requirements

Indiana residents desiring a surplus lines producer insurance license must:

  • Hold an Indiana property & casualty producer license before applying for a surplus lines license
  • Take an exam for Surplus Lines and submit the original passing score report with their application.
  • Provide their property and casualty license at the test site in lieu of a pre-licensing certificate.
  • License fee of $80.
  • Business entities must hold the Resident Producer Organization license with the Property & Casualty line of authority before applying for the Surplus Lines license. They must also identify at least one licensed surplus lines producer before the entity can be licensed for surplus lines.
    • If more than one individual is named, each individual must be licensed in Indiana as a surplus lines producer.

Non-Resident Requirements 

  • A non-resident applicant may not apply for a surplus lines license in Indiana unless currently licensed for surplus lines authority in their home state
  • License fee of $120. Retaliatory Fees for CA, NJ, IL, CT, & MA are at the following links:  
  • Business entities must identify at least one licensed surplus lines producer before the entity can be licensed for surplus lines.
    • If more than one individual is named, each individual must be licensed in Indiana as a surplus lines producer.