Alaska / Resident Licensing

  • Applicant must be eighteen (18) years old or older as determined from the applicant’s date of birth.

  • Applicant must provide a valid business and resident address, which must not be a P.O. box.

  • Applicant must provide a valid business email address and fax number.

  • All submitted phone numbers must be exactly 10 digits.

  • The license will expire on the last day of the birth month, odd/even year of birth. If an applicant applies within three (3) months of their expiration date, the license will be issued up to twenty-seven (27) months.

  • Applicant applying for or already holding the property and casualty lines of authority (LOAs) in Alaska may not also apply for personal lines LOA. Personal lines is already covered by the property and casualty LOAs in Alaska.

  • Applicants applying for viatical settlement representative, broker or provider license must hold an active insurance producer license for life, variable annuity and variable life.

  • All adjusters must have at least six (6) months active working experience within last two (2) years.

  • Applicant applying for a limited – title license class/LOA combination can only hold a single LOA.

  • All surplus lines broker applicants must hold an active insurance producer license with property and casualty LOAs.

  • Applicants licensed as an insurance producer in another state that are moving to this state can transfer their license authority by submitting an application within ninety (90) days of the cancellation from the previous resident state.

  • Applicants for the variable line of authority must supply FINRA CRD number on application.

  • Applications not completed within four (4) months from the date filed will be considered withdrawn and new application forms and fees will be required pursuant to Alaska Statute 21.27.040(f).

  • Note that any other form of insurance, such as a consumer credit insurance policy as defined in AS 21.57.160, a third party Guaranteed Asset Protection (GAP) or Debt Cancellation or Suspension product, pre-paid maintenance, exterior/interior protection, theft protection, or other type of protection not within the definition of a service contract under AS 21.03.021 may not be solicited, sold, or negotiated under the motor vehicle service contract provider license issued under AS 21.61. A separate insurance producer or limited lines credit insurance producer license may be required.

  • If applicant responds “yes” to one of the background questions please submit supporting documents electronically via NIPR’s Attachments Warehouse. The documents may also be submitted to the state via mail, email, or fax.

  • Fingerprinting information:
    • Applicants must submit an FBI FD 258 fingerprint card to the Alaska Division of Insurance for the division to conduct a state and national criminal background check. A fingerprint card is only required if the applicant does not hold an active insurance license.

    • The fingerprint card is required for a state and national criminal background check to occur.
    • *Please note that fingerprint cards may not be uploaded via NIPR’s Attachment Warehouse.  The original documents must be sent directly to the Alaska Division of Insurance.  You may view the states contact information here.*

    • The Code of Federal Regulations provides information that assists individuals with requesting changes, corrections, or updates of identification records in 28 CFR 16.34. You may direct any challenge as to the accuracy or completeness of any entry on your record to the FBI, who will then forward your challenge to the agency which submitted the data. Please refer to www.fbi.gov for additional information.
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