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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 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 or business entity must hold an Indiana property & casualty producer license before applying for a surplus lines license
  • 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.