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State Licensing Requirements for Insurance Adjusters


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Alaska Licensing

Alaska Department of Insurance
PO Box 110805
Juneau, AK 99811

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (907) 465-2515
Fax: (907) 465-3422
Email: insurance@commerce.state.ak.us

Applications:
Download License Application
Online License Application
Schedule Fingerprinting

Cost:
$75 Registration/Licensing Fee
$54.25 Fingerprint Card Fee, plus $15 Service Fee
$75 Renewal Fee

Exam Fee: $45
Exam Registration

Resources:
Candidate Handbook
Print License

Non-Residents:
If you are licensed in your home state you do not need to take the Alaska Exam.

To become a claims adjuster in the state of Alaska you must have six months' (recent) experience as any of the following listed below:
  • Independent Adjuster
  • Independent Adjuster Trainee
  • Insurance Producer
  • Managing General Agent
  • Reinsurance intermediary manager or broker
  • Underwriter or claims adjuster employee of an insurer
* Please visit or contact the Alaska Department of Insurance for current and updated information.
* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Alabama Licensing

Alabama Department of Insurance
PO Box 303351
Montgomery, AL 36130

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (334) 269-3550 

Fax: (334) 241-4192
Email: insdept@alabama.gov

Applications:
Residents Apply Here
Non-residents with license in home state Apply Here
Non-residents without license Apply Here
Cost:
$20 Application Fee
$80 Licensing Fee, plus credit card processing fee of 3.5%
$80 Renewal Fee

Exam:
Online course and exam
4 Day Classroom course and exam

Resources:
Report a Change of Address
Online Services

Catastrophe Exception:
Alabama allows unlicensed adjusters to process claims on behalf of an insurer due to a catastrophe.  You are required to register online.

To become a claims adjuster in the state of Alabama you must meet the following requirements:
  • 19 years old
  • Complete the Alabama Pre-Licensing Course and Exam
  • Be trustworthy and of good character
* Please visit or contact the Alabama Department of Insurance for current and updated information.
* Additional information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Arkansas Licensing

Arkansas Department of Insurance
1200 W Third St
Little Rock, AR 72201

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (501) 371-2750
Fax: (501) 683-2604
Email: insurance.license@arkansas.gov

Applications:
License Registration
License Renewal
Cost:
$120 Application Fee
$22 Checking Fee
$60 Renewal Fee

Exam Fee: $136
Download Exam Registration
Online Exam Registration

Resources:
Candidate Handbook

Non-Residents:
If you are licensed in your home state, complete this form and send the application fee.

All adjusters must be at least 18 years of age to take the Arkansas State Adjusters Licensing Exam.

You must complete the Arkansas State Adjusters License Exam, if you are:
  • Resident of Arkansas
  • Resident of another state that does not license adjusters
  • If you currently have a license and move to Arkansas, you do not have to take the exam
As of August 15, 2013: Arkansas will begin recognizing designated home states for non-resident licensing.
Check with Arkansas Department of Insurance to see if this will apply to you and your licensing.

* Please visit or contact the Arkansas Department of Insurance for current and updated information.
* Additional information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Arizona Licensing

Arizona Department of Insurance
2910 N 44th Street, Ste 210 (2nd Floor)
Phoenix, AZ 85018-7269

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Licensing Counter Hours of Operations
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (602) 364-4457
Fax: (602) 364-4460
Within Arizona but outisde Phoenix Metro Area: (877) 660-0964
Email: Licensing@azinsurance.gov

Applications:
Download Individual Adjusters License Application
Download Individual Adjusters Renewal Application
Online Adjusters License Application

Online Adjusters Renewal Application
Cost:
$120 Application Fee
$22 FBI Fingerprint Processing
$120 Renewall Fee (Depending On Renewal Term)

Exam Fee: $62
Exam Registration
Exam Study Guide

Certificatation letter or clearance letter: $3

Non-Residents: 
If you are currently licensed in your home state complete this form.

All adjusters must be at least 18 years of age in order to take the Arizona State Adjusters Licensing Exam.

You must complete the Arizona State Adjusters License Exam, if you are:
  • An Arizona Resident
  • A Resident of Another State and that state does not issue Adjuster Licenses
  • If you are moving to Arizona, you must submit your Licensing Application within 90 days after you cancel your License from your former Home State, and submit a clearance letter from your Home State.
* Please visit or contact the Arizona Department of Insurance for current and updated information.
* Additional information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

California Licensing

Sacramento, CA 95814

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (800) 967-9331
Fax: (916) 322-3555


Applications:
Online Adjusters License Application

Online Adjusters Renewal Application
Cost:
$227 License Fee
$57 Application Fee
$58 FBI Fingerprinting Process
$213 Renewal Fee (Valid for 2 years and expires on 5/31 of each even year)

Exam Fee: $54
Online Exam


Additional Requirements:

All adjusters must be at least 18 years of age in order to take the California State Adjusters Licensing Exam.

You must complete the California State Adjusters License Exam, if you are:
  • Resident of California
  • Resident of another state that does not license adjusters
  • If you are moving to California, you must take the exam. California's licensing procedure does not account for licenses in another state.


    * Please visit or contact the California Department of Insurance for current and updated information.
    * Additional information can be found on AdjusterPro.com


Colorado Licensing

The state of Colorado does not license claims adjusters. It is recommended to either obtain a Indiana, Florida, or Texas license. Please refer to those states for to obtain one or more of these recommended licenses.

Connecticut Licensing

Connecticut Department of Insurance
PO Box 816
Hartford, CT 06142

Hours Of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 AM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (860) 297-3849
Fax: (860) 566-3978
Email: cid.licensing@ct.gov

Applications:
Applicants Apply Here
Cost:
$130 Application/Licensing Fee
$80 Renewal Fee


Exam Fee: $0
Exam Registration
Exam Outline

Resident's of Connecticut must complete a certfication letter.

Non-Residents:
If you hold a license in your state of residence you do not have to pass the state exam, unless you reside in New York State.  If you are a New York resident, you will still have to take the exam.


**If you have a Texas Adjusters License, you can apply for the Connecticut license without having to pass the Connecticut exam**

Requirements to become a claims adjuster in the state of Connecticut:
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must have good morale character
  • Financially responsible
* Please visit or contact the Connecticut Department of Insurance for current and updated information.
* Additional information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Delaware Licensing

Delaware Department of Insurance
841 Silver Lake Blvd
Dover, DE 19904

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 AM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (302) 674-7390
Fax: (302) 736-7906
Email: licensing@state.de.us

Applications:
New License Application
Application if already licensed in other state
Cost:
$75 Application Fee
$50 Renewal Fee for Residents, $75 Non-Residents

Exam Fee: $45
Exam Registration

Non Residents:
If you are licensed in another state, you do not have to pass the Delaware state exam to receive your license.


To become a claims adjuster in the state of Delaware one must meet the following requirements:
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Pass the licensing exam
Workers Compensation Adjuster's License information:
  • Delaware resident adjusters must pass additional exam for and receive the Workers' Compensation Line of Authority.
  • Non-resident Delaware adjusters that are qualified for Workers' Compensation in another state can apply for the Line of Authority without testing.
* Please visit or contact the Delaware Department of Insurance for current and updated information.
* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Florida Licensing

Florida Department of Insurance
200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0318

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (850) 413-3137
Fax: (850) 413-3291

Applications:
Online License Application
Cost:
$50 Application Fee
$22 Fingerprint Fee
$5 License ID Fee
$42 State Exam (if required)

Exam Fee: $42
Online Exam Registration
Applicants are able to take the 40 hour Certified Adjuster Designation course online or in-person in leiu of the state exam.

Non-Residents: Must pass the exam or Ceritified Adjuster Designation course, unless licensed in a reciprocal state.

All adjusters must be at least 18 years of age in order to take the Florida State Adjusters Licensing Exam.

You must complete the Florida State Adjusters License Exam, if you are:
  • Resident of Florida
  • Resident of a state that does not license adjusters
  • If you currently have an adjusters license from another state and are moving to Florida, you do not have to take the exam
Reciprocal states:  Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, Washington, Wyoming. * Please visit or contact the Florida Department of Insurance for current and updated information.
* Additional information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Georgia Licensing

Georgia Department of Insurance
Two Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. West Tower, Ste 704
Atlanta, GA 30334

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (404)656-2101
Fax: (404) 657-8542
Email:
agents@oci.ga.gov

Applications:
Licensing Application
Renewal Application

Cost:
$115 Initial Licensing and Application Fee
$65 Application Fee
$15 Late Renewal Fee

Exam Fee: $115
Exam Registration
Candidate Handbook

Resident adjusters must complete a 40 hour Property and Casualty pre-licensing course and pass the state exam.

Non-residents that are currently licensed can obtain a George state license if they are currently licensed in their home state.

All adjusters must be at least 18 years of age in order to take the Georgia State Adjsuter Licensing Exam.

You must complete the Georgia State Adjusters License Exam, if you are:
  • Resident of Georgia
  • Resident of another state and that does not license adjusters
  • If you currently have an adjusters license from another state and are moving to Florida, you do not have to take the exam
* Please visit or contact the Georgia Department of Financial Services for current and updated information.
* Additional informatino can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Hawaii Licensing

Hawaii Department of Insurance
PO Box 3614
Honolulu, HI 96811

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 7:45 AM - 4:30 PM Hawaii Standard Time (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (808) 586-2790
Fax: (808) 586-2788
Email: inslic@dcca.hawaii.gov

Applications:
License Application
Fingerprinting
Cost:
Application Fee - Fee Schedule
$40 Background Check
$180 Renewal Fee

Exam Fee: $75
Exam Registration









Requirements to become a licensed adjuster in the state of Hawaii:
  • 18 years old
  • If you are a convicted felon, you must request written consent from the commissioner to partake in the business of insurance
  • Live in Hawaii
  • Have successfully passed the Hawaii Adjuster's Exam
  • Have paid the license fee
* Please visit or contact the Hawaii Department of Insurance for current and updated information.
* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Iowa Licensing

The state of Iowa does not license claims adjusters. It is recommended to either obtain a Indiana, Florida, or Texas license. Please refer to those states for to obtain one or more of these recommended licenses.

* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Idaho Licensing

Idaho Department of Insurance
700 W State St., 3rd Floor
PO Box 83270
Boise, ID 83720-0043

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 AM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (208) 334-4250
Fax: (208) 334-4398

Applications:

License Application
Fingerprinting
Non Resident Application

Cost:

$80 Resident/Non-Resident Application Fee
$60 Fingerprinting Fee
$60 Online/$80 Mail In Renewal Fee

$160 Fee to Reinstate Up to One Year Past Expiration

Exam Fee: $60
Exam Registration




 




To become a claims adjuster in the state of Idaho you must meet the following requirements:
  • 21 years old
  • Be trustworthy and of good character
  • Not convicted of a felony or a crime that involves moral depravity
  • Have had sufficient training
  • Pass Idaho adjuster examination (when applicable)
* Please visit or contact the Idaho Department of Insurance for current and updated information
*
Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Illinois Licensing

The state of Illinois does not license claims adjusters. It is recommended to either obtain a Indiana, Florida, or Texas license. Please refer to those states to obtain one or more of these recommended licenses.

* Additional information can be found at Illinois Department of Insurace
* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Indiana Licensing

Indiana Department of Financial Services
311 W Washington St, Ste. 300
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (317) 232-0688
Email: mcanfield@idio.in.gov

Applications:
License Application
Renewal Application
Cost:
$40 Resident/$90 Non-Resident Application Fee
$40 Resident/$90 Non-Resident Renewal Fee
$40 Resident/$90 Non-Resident Licensing Fee
$20
Emergency Adjuster Licensing

Exam Fee: $90

 
Indiana Pre-Licensing Course
Designating Indiana as Home State
 

All adjusters must be at least 18 years of age in order to take the Indiana State Adjusters Licensing Exam.

You must complete the Indiana State Adjusters License Exam, if you are:
  • Resident of Indiana
  • Resident of a state that does not license adjusters
You must complete 40 hours of pre-licensing education before applying for your adjuster license.

* Please visit or contact the Indiana Department of Financial Services for current and updated information

* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Kansas Licensing

The state of Kansas does not license claims adjusters. It is recommended to either obtain a Indiana, Florida, or Texas license. Please refer to those states for to obtain one or more of these recommended licenses.

*
Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Kentucky Licensing

Kentucky Department of Insurance
215 W. Main St.
Frankfurt, KY 40601

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (502) 564-6004
Fax: (502) 564-6030
Testing: (502)564-3384
Email: DOI.AgentLicensingMail@ky.gov

Applications:
License Application (Resident)
License Application (Non-resident)

Criminal Background Report

Cost:
$50 Registration/Licensing Fee
$15 Background Check
$50 Renewal Fee

Exam Fee: $50
Exam Registration










To become a claims adjuster in the state of Kentucky you must meet the following requirements:
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Live in Kentucky, or have an adjuster license in another state that requires an examination
  • Be trustworthy and of good reputation
  • Be financially responsible
  • Pass a written examination in either Kentucky or a reciprocal state
  • Have an office accessible to the public
  • Pay the necessary fees
* Please visit or contact the Kentucky Department of Insurance for current and updated information
* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Louisiana Licensing

Louisian Department of Insurance
1702 N. 3rd St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (225) 342-5900

Applications:
License Application
Cost:
$55 Application Fee
$72.25 Electric Fingerprinting Fee
$50 Renewal Fee

Exam Fee:
$55 Licensing Fee
Exam Registration

All adjusters must be at least 18 years of age in order to take the Louisiana State Adjusters Licensing Exam.

You must complete the Louisiana State Adjusters License Exam, if you are:
  • A Louisiana Resident
  • Resident of a state that does not license adjusters
  • If you currently have an adjusters license from another state and are moving to Louisiana, you do not have to take the exam
* Please visit or contact the Louisiana Department of Insurance for current and updated information.
* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Massachusetts Licensing

The state of Massachusetts does not license claims adjusters. It is recommended to either obtain a Indiana, Florida, or Texas license. Please refer to those states for to obtain one or more of these recommended licenses.

Maryland Licensing

The state of Massachusetts does not license claims adjusters. It is recommended to either obtain a Indiana, Florida, or Texas license. Please refer to those states for to obtain one or more of these recommended licenses.

Maine Licensing

Maine Department of Insurance
34 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0034

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (207) 624-8475
Fax: (207) 624-8599
Email: Insurance.PFR@maine.gov

Applications:
License Application
Cost:
$30 Licensing Fee (Resident)
$15 Application Fee (Resident)
$15 Licensing Fee (Non-Resident)
$60 Application Fee (Non-Resident)
$30 Renewal Fee (Residents)
$60 Renewal Fee (Non-residents)
Submit one check for each application submitted.

Exam Fee: $77
Exam Registration

To become a claims adjuster in the state of Maine you must meet the following requirements:


  • 18 years old
  • Exemptions from the license requirement include:
    • Attorneys admitted to practice in Maine;
    • Employees of insurers;
    • Licensed producers authorized by contract to settle and pay claims within a specified limit established by the insurer or fraternal benefit society not to exceed $5,000;
    • Persons adjusting only life and health insurance claims
    • Adjuster trainees (a person who has "less than one year total experience handling loss claims....who is not licensed in this state as an adjuster and who is employed by and subject to the immediate supervision of an adjuster who is licensed in the State and who has been established in the business of adjusting for 3 years or more.")
* Please visit or contact the Maine Department of Insurance for current and updated information.
* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Michigan Licensing

Michigan Department of Insurance
PO Box 30220
Lansing, MI 48909

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (517) 373-0220
Fax: (517) 335-4978
Email: ofir-licensinge@michigan.gov

Applications:
License Application
Cost:
$15 Registration/Licensing Fee
$5 Residents NIPR Transaction Fee
$6.18 Non-resident NIPR Transaction Fee
$5 Renewal Fee

Exam Fee: $40
Exam With Workers' Compensation
Exam Without Workers' Compensation

To become a claims adjuster in the state of Michigan you must meet the following requirements:
  • 18 years old
  • Pass the Michigan adjuster examination
* Please visit or contact the Michigan Department of Insurance for current and updated information
* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Minnesota Licensing

Minnesota Department of Commerce/Insurance
85 7th Place E, Ste. 500
St. Paul, MN 55101

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (651) 296-4026
Fax: (651) 297-1959
Email: education.commerce@state.mn.us

Applications:
License Application

Cost:
$90 Licensing/Application Fee
$25 Catastrophe License Fee
$55 Crop and Hail License Fee
$50 FBI Fingerprinting Fee

Exam Fee:
$45
Exam Registration






 
All adjusters must be at least 18 years of age in order to take the Minnesota State Adjsuters Licensing Exam.

You must complete the Minnesota State Adjusters License Exam, if you are:
  • Resident of Minnesota
  • Resident of a state that does not license adjusters
  • If you currently have an adjusters license from another state and are moving to Minnesota, you do not have to take the exam
* Please visit or contact the Minnesota Department of Insurance for current and updated information
* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Missouri Licensing

The state of Missouri does not license claims adjusters. It is recommended to either obtain a Indiana, Florida, or Texas license. Please refer to those states for to obtain one or more of these recommended licenses.

Mississippi Licensing

Mississippi Department of Insurance
PO Box 79
Jackson, MS 39205-0079

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (601) 359-3582
Fax: (601) 359-1951
Email: licensing@mid.state.ms.us

Applications:
License Application


Cost:
$50 Registration/Licensing Fee
$50 Renewal Fee
$50 Emergency Adjuster Fee

Exam Fee: $85
Exam Registration










To become a claims adjuster in the state of Mississippi you meet the following requirements:
  • 18 years old
  • Complete 12 hours of pre-licensing education in an approved adjuster course
  • Pass the Mississippi adjuster exam
  • Emergency Adjusters: You may apply for a 180-day emergency adjuster license by filling out the correct application
* Please visit or contact the Mississippi Department of Insurance for current and updated information
* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Montana Licensing

Montana Department of Insurance
840 Helena Ave
Helena, MT 59601

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (406) 444-2040
Fax: (406) 444-3497
Email: stateauditor@mt.gov

Applications:
License Application
Cost:
$50 Application Fee
$100 Renewal Fee
$200 Reinstatement Fee

Exam Fee: $68
Exam Registration

$50.50 Digital Fingerprinting






To become a claims adjuster in the state of Montana you must meet the following requirements:
  • 18 years old
  • Resident of Montana or a state that allows Montana residents to act as adjusters in that state
  • Trustworthy and of good character
  • Pass the Montana exam
  • Non-residents must submit a letter of verification from their home state, or a state in which they are an adjuster, along with the application
Fingerprinting: Candidates must first scheduled their exam before contacting IdentoGO by MorphoTrust USA to get their fingerprints done.
Phone: (866)761-8069
Website: https://pearsonwest.ibtfingerprint.com/
* Please visit or contact the Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance for current and updated information
* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

North Carolina Licensing

North Carolina Department of Insurance
1204 Mail Service Center,
Raleigh, NC 27699-1204

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (919) 807-6750
Fax: (919) 715-3794
Email:
ASD@ncdoi.gov 

Applications:
Licensing Application

Cost:
$50 Application Processing Fee
$5 NIPR Application Fee
$75 License Fee
$50 Registration Fee
$75 Renewal Fee
$40 Renewal Processing Fee

Exam Fee: $51.50
Exam Registration Information
Additional Fees May Apply for the Adjuster Designation

Fingerprinting information will be sent to you AFTER you submit your license application.



To become a claims adjuster in the state of North Carolina you must meet the following requirements:
  • 18 years old
  • Complete the North Carolina adjuster exam (both residents and non-residents need to take this)
  • If you hold an adjuster license in your home state, you may apply for a Non-Resident license without taking the North Carolina Exam
* Please visit or contact the North Carolina Department of Insurance for current and updated information
* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

North Dakota Licensing

The state of North Dakota does not license claims adjusters. It is recommended to either obtain a Florida or Texas license. Please refer to those states for to obtain one or more of these recommended licenses.

Nebraska Licensing

The state of North Dakota does not license claims adjusters. It is recommended to either obtain a Florida or Texas license. Please refer to those states for to obtain one or more of these recommended licenses.

New Hampshire Licensing

New Hampshire Department of Insurance
21 South Fruit Street, Suite 14
Concord, NH 03301

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (603) 271-0203
Fax: (603) 271-1406
Email: requests@ins.nh.gov

Applications:
Resident Application
Non-Resident Application


Cost:
$75 Licensing/Application Fee
$75 Biennial Renewal Fee

Exam Fee:
Exam Registration
$100 Adjuster's P&C Insurance
$79 Adjuster's WC Insurance









To become a claims adjuster in the state of New Hampshire you must meet the following requirements:
  • 18 years old
  • If you are a resident, you will have to pass the New Hampshire adjuster examination
  • If you are a non-resident and you either already hold an adjuster license in your home state or have 6 months of adjusting experience, then you do not need to take the New Hampshire exam
* Please visit or contact the New Hampshire Department of Insurance for current and updated information
* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

New Jersey Licensing

The state of New Jersey does not license claims adjusters. It is recommended to either obtain a Indiana, Florida, or Texas license. Please refer to those states for to obtain one or more of these recommended licenses.

* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

New Mexico Licensing

New Mexico Department of Insurance
1120 Paseo De Peralta
PO Box 1269
Santa Fe, NM 87504

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (505) 827-1246
Email: agents.licensing@state.nm.us

Applications:
License Application
Adjuster Affiliation Form
Bond Form
*All application and bond forms must be notarized

Cost:
$30 Registration/Licensing Fee
$30 Renewal Fee
$20 Affiliation Fee

Exam Fee:
No exam required











To become a claims adjuster in the state of New Mexico you must meet the following requirements:
  • 18 years old
  • Be a resident of this state, or of a state that permits residents of this state to act as adjusters there
  • Be able to demonstrate a good business reputation, and must intend to engage in a genuine manner in the business of adjusting insurance claims
  • Have at least one year's experience or special education or training in handling claims under insurance contracts
  • Be bonded in the amount of at least $10,000
  • Pay the $30 licensing fee
* Please visit or contact the New Mexico Department of Insurance for current and updated information
* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Nevada Licensing

Nevada Department of Insurance
Carson City Office
1818 E. College Pkwy Ste 103
Carson City, NV 89706

Las Vegas Office
2501 East Sahara Avenue, Suite 302
Las Vegas, NV 89104

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Carson City Office
Main: (775) 687-0700
Fax: (775) 687-0787

Las Vegas Office
Main: (702) 486-4009
Fax: (702) 486-4007
Email: insinfo@doi.state.nv.us

Applications:
License Application
Cost:
$195 Application/Licensing Fee
$37.50 Fingerprinting Fee


Exam Fee: $55
Exam Registration

To become a claims adjuster in the state of Nevada you must meet the following requirements:
  • 21 years old
  • Submit a fingerprint card
  • Be a Nevada resident for 90 days befor submitting your application
  • Have 2 years experience (within the last 5 years) handling and adjusting claims
  • Pass the Nevada adjuster exam
  • If you would like to be an Associate Adjuster, you must be 18 years or older but there is no exam
* Please visit or contact the Nevada Department of Insurance for current and updated information
* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

New York Licensing

New York Department of Insurance
One Commercial Plaza
Albany, NY 12257

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Contact Information:
Main: (518) 474-6630
Fax: (518) 474-5048
Email: licensing@ins.state.ny.us

Exam Application
Cost:
$100 Licensing Fee for the first year
$50 Licensing Fee for the second year
$85.75 Fingerprinting Fee

Exam Fee: $49
Exam Registration

To become a claims adjuster in the state of New York you must:
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Never have committed a felony or any crime involving fraudulent or dishonest practices
  • Have a $1,000 bond to cover the licensing period
  • Take and pass the New York adjuster exam within 2 years prior to application
You must complete the New York Adjusters License Exam, if you are:
  • Resident of New York
  • Resident of a state that does not license adjusters
  • If you received you adjuster license from another state within 2 years of moving to New York, you are not required to take the exam
* Please visit or contact the New York Department of Insurance for current and updated information
* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Ohio Licensing

The state of Ohio does not license claims adjusters. It is recommended to either obtain a Indiana, Florida, or Texas license. Please refer to those states for to obtain one or more of these recommended licenses.

* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Oklahoma Licensing

Oklahoma Department of Insurance
Five Corporate Plaza, 3624 NW 56th, Ste. 100
Oklahoma City, OK 73112-4511

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Contact Information:
Main: (405) 521-3916
Fax: (405) 522-3642
Email: licensing@oid.ok.gov

Applications:
License Application
Renewal Application
Cost:
$30 Application Fee for one class
$50 for two or more classes
$30 Renewal Fee/$50 for two or more classes

Exam Fee: $20
Exam Registration

All adjusters must be at least 18 years of age in order to take the Oklahoma State Adjusters Licensing Exam.
  • Resident of Oklahoma
  • Resident of a state that does not license adjusters
  • Non-Resident moving to Oklahoma, if you hold a current Adjuster License you are exempt from the exam
  • If you hold a license from NV, AZ, CA, HI, NY you will need to take the Oklahoma exam
Effective April 11, 2014:
For nonresident adjusters designating Texas as your Designated Home State, you must have the correct specific license type when you are sumbitting applications to the Oklahoma Insurance Department. In the past, the OID (Oklahoma Insurance Department) has been flexible when applicants have had pending applications with the Texas Department of Insurance, but will no longer accept pending nonresident adjuster applications. You must contact Texas Department of Insurance if you need to change the license type.


* Please visit or contact the Oklahoma Department of Insurance for current and updated information

* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com


Oregon Licensing

Oregon Department of Insurance
350 Winter St NE
Salem, OR 97301-3883

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (503) 947-7980
Fax: (503) 378-4351
Email: dcbs.insmail@state.or.us

Applications:
License Application
Criminal Records Request Form


Cost:
$75 Registration/Licensing Fee
$47.25 Background Check
$45 Renewal Fee
$45 Late Renewal Fee

Exam Fee: $45
Exam Registration










To become a claims adjuster in the state of Oregon you must meet the following requirements:
  • 18 years old
  • Be an Oregon resident
  • Pass the Oregon adjuster examination
  • Disclose any felony or misdemeanor convictions
  • Complete criminal records request form
For non-residents, if no exam is necessary, submit an original letter of certification, dated within the last 90 days, from your home state and pay a $75 fee.
* Please visit or contact the Oregon Department of Insurance for current and updated information
* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Pennsylvania Licensing

The state of Pennsylvania does not license claims adjusters. It is recommended to either obtain Florida or Texas license. Please refer to those states for to obtain one or more of these recommended licenses.

* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Rhode Island Licensing

Rhode Island Department of Insurance
1511 Pontiac Avenue, Bldg. 69-2
Cranston, RI 02920

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (401) 462-9520
Fax: (401) 462-9602
Email: ldesilets@dbr.state.ri.us

Applications:
License Application

Cost:
$120 Registration/Licensing Fee
$50 Application Fee
$120 Biennial Renewal Fee
$170 Reinstatement Fee
$15 Letter of Certification

Exam Fee: $90
Exam Registration







To become a claims adjuster in the state of Rhode Island you must meet the following requirements:
  • 18 years old
  • Criminal Background Check
  • New York residents must submit fingerprint cards
  • Massachusetts residents must complete a CORI request form
* Please visit or contact the Rhode Island Department of Insurance for current and updated information
* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

South Carolina Licensing

South Carolina Department of Insurance
1201 Main Street, Suite 1000
Columbia, SC 29201

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Phone: (803) 737-6095
Fax: (803) 737-6100
Email: agntmail@doi.sc.gov

Applications:
Resident Application for Adjuster
Non-Resident Application for Adjuster
SLED Criminal History Report
License Renewal

Cost:
$80 Resident Licensing and Application Fee
$80 Non-resident Licensing and Application Fee or the applicant's home state, whichever is greater
$80 License Renewal Fee
$25 SLED Report Fee (Resident only)


Exam Fee: $45
Exam Registration










To become a claims adjuster in the state of South Carolina you must meet the following requirements:
  • at least 18 years old
  • Residents of South Carolina
  • Non-resident applicants who are licensed in a state that requires an exam do not have to take the South Carolina exam.
  • Emergency Adjusters: In the event of a catastrophe in which the normal supply of licensed South Carolina adjusters is not enough to handle the amount of claims filed, licensed insurers may appoint emergency adjusters with a 120 day temporary license. Application for Appointment as an Emergency Adjuster Application.
* Please visit or contact the South Carolina Department of Insurance for current and updated information
* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

South Dakota Licensing

The state of South Dakota does not license claims adjusters. It is recommended to either obtain a Florida or Texas license. Please refer to those states to obtain one or more of these recommended licenses.

* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Tennessee Licensing

The state of South Dakota does not license claims adjusters. It is recommended to either obtain a Florida or Texas license. Please refer to those states to obtain one or more of these recommended licenses.

* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Texas Licensing

Texas Department of Insurance
333 Guadalupe, PO Box 149104
Austin, TX 78701

Hours of Operations:
Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (512) 322-3503
Email:
License@tdi.state.tx.us

Applications:
Licensing Application to Renew License
Cost:
$50 Licensing and Application fee
$41.25 FBI Fingerprinting Process
$50 Renewal Fee
$25 Late Fee

Exam Fee: $70 All Lines
Exam Registration

All adjusters must be at least 18 years of age in order to take the Texas State Adjusters Licensing Exam.

You must complete the Texas State Adjusters License Exam, if you are:
  • Be 18 years old of age or more
  • Resident of Texas
  • Resident of a state that does not license adjusters
Exam Exemptions:
  • If you're a Texas Adjuster whose license has been expired for less than a year but more than 90 days
  • Non-Resident adjuster applicant in a reciprocal states
  • If you hold the following designations; Associate in Claims or a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter
Texas Pre-Licensing:
  • You can choose to be exempt from the Texas state exam by completing the Texas All-Lines Adjuster Pre-Licensing program
* Please visit or contact the Texas Department of Insurance for current and updated information
* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Utah Licensing

Utah Department of Insurance
State Office Building Ste 3110
450 N State St
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6901

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (801) 538-3855
Fax: (801) 538-3830
Email: licensing.uid@utah.gov

Applications:
License Application
Cost:
$75 Registration/Licensing Fee
$36.50 Fingerprint Fee + $20 Processing Fee
$75 License Renewal Fee
$125 Reinstatement Fee

Exam Fee: $88
Exam Registration







To become a claims adjuster in the state of Utah you must meet the following requirements:
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have a Social Security Number
  • Be competent and trustworthy
  • Not have any felony or misdemeanor convictions that involve breach of trust, forgery or theft
  • Pass the state of Utah adjuster examination (both residents and non-residents)
* Please visit or contact the Utah Department of Insurance for current and updated information
* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Virginia Licensing

The state of South Dakota does not license claims adjusters. It is recommended to either obtain a Florida or Texas license. Please refer to those states to obtain one or more of these recommended licenses.

* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Vermont Licensing

Vermont Department of Insurance
89 Main St.
Montpelier, VT 05620-3101

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (802) 828-3303
Fax: (802) 828-1633
Email:
bishca.producerlicensing@state.vt.us

Applications:
License Application
Cost:
$30 Registration/Licensing Fee
$60 Resident License fee
Non-resident - Depends on State

Exam Fee: $73 Adjuster's Workers' Compensation
$87 Adjuster's Property and Casualty
Exam Registration







To become a claims adjuster in the state of Vermont you must meet the following requirements:
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be competent, trustworthy, financially responsible, and of good personal and business reputation
  • Pass the Vermont adjuster examination
  • Meet an experience requirement - one of the following:
    • Have 2 years experience in the handling of loss claims or loss appraising for appraisers;
    • Have undergone special training of sufficient duration and scope to make the applicant competent to fulfill the responsibilities of the license sought. The applicant should submit a detailed description of the training, including syllabi, curriculum, and training material;
    • Be employed by and subject to the immediate personal supervision of a licensed adjuster, public adjuster, or appraiser who is licensed in Vermont and who has been licensed for at least 3 years preceding the date of application for the license.
* Please visit or contact the Vermont Department of Insurance for current and updated information
* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Wisconsin Licensing

The state of Massachusetts does not license claims adjusters. It is recommended to either obtain a Florida or Texas license. Please refer to those states for to obtain one or more of these recommended licenses.

* Additional Information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

West Virginia Licensing

West Virginia Department of Insurance
PO Box 50541, 1124 Smith Street
Charleston, WV 25305

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (304) 558-0610
Fax: (304) 558-4966
Email: agent.licensing@wvinsurance.gov

Applications:
License Application
Cost:
$25 Registration/Licensing Fee
$25 Renewal Fee

Exam Fee: $110
Exam Registration
Candidate Handbook

Non-residents who are licensed in their home state do not have to pass the West Virginia insurance licensing exam.

To become a claims adjuster in the state of West Virginia you must meet the following requirements:
  • 18 years old
  • Be a resident of West Virginia
  • Be trustworthy and competent
  • Pass the West Virginia adjuster examination
* Please visit or contact the West Virginia Department of Insurance for current and updated information.
* Additional information can be found on AdjusterPro.com

Wyoming Licensing

Wyoming Department of Insurance
106 East 6th Ave
Cheyenne, WY 82002

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Main: (307) 777-7310
Fax: (307) 777-2446
Email: insruancelicensing@wyo.gov

Applications:
License Application
Cost:
$100 Registration/Licensing Fee
$39 Criminal History Record Check
$150 Renewal Fee
$30 Reporting Fee for Continuing Education

Exam Fee: $96
Exam Registration
Candidate Handbook

Non-residents who are currently licensed in their home state are not required to complete the Wyoming state exam.

To become a claims adjuster in the state of Wyoming you must meet the following requirements:
  • 18 years old
  • Resident of Wyoming
  • Be trustworthy and of good reputation
Must possess at least one of the following:
  • Be a full-time salaried employee of a licensed adjuster
  • A graduate of a recognized ABA accredited law school
  • Have experience, special education or training on the handling of claims of sufficient duration
* Please visit or contact the Wyoming Department of Insurance for current and updated information.
* Additional information can be found on AdjusterPro.com