North Carolina Insurance Licensing

The information provided by Agenzee is intended to be accurate and current regarding licensing and appointment requirements across states. While we make every effort to ensure precision through research and expertise, we recommend that readers independently verify details by contacting their state’s insurance department for precise regulations. Remaining informed is essential, and we are here to assist you on your path.

Appointments and Terminations in North Carolina



Within 15 days of first business submission

Must be within 15 days of the appointment processing date. No future dating allowed.


NIPR Portal

Feb. 3, 2024 until March 31, 2024

Varies by LOA (Title Insurance Agent: $11, Producer: $11, etc.)

$10 per line

Licensing in North Carolina

Initial individual new license fee

License renewal fee

Last day of birth month every 2 years based on year of birth


Residence, Business, and Mailing

Agency Licensing in North Carolina

License is perpetual.

Yes, if selling insurance


Independent and Emergency Adjuster Licensing in North Carolina



AK, AL, AR, AZ, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, and others

Licensing Fee: $169, Renewal Fee: $109

Biennially, on April 1st

Licensed adjusters from other states may operate in NC for emergency adjustment work temporarily

Continuing Education Requirements for North Carolina Insurance Licensees

Here at Agenzee, we strive to provide accurate and up-to-date information on CE requirements for various states. While we take pride in our thorough research and expertise, we encourage our readers to conduct their own due diligence by consulting their state’s department of insurance for specific requirements. Remember, staying informed is key, and we’re here to support you on your journey to compliance!

Licensees must complete a total of 24 hours of continuing education every two years.

The renewal period is biennial, occurring every two years.

License renewal must be completed by the last day of the licensee's birth month.

The license renewal year is based on the licensee's year of birth.

Continuing education must be completed prior to license expiration. While licenses are perpetual, CE is required to keep licenses active.

Exemptions may be granted to active duty military personnel by filing a request with the state.

Licensees have 4 months from the CE compliance date to meet the required hours. A $75 reinstatement fee must be submitted to have the license reinstated.

Licensees must complete 3 hours of ethics training.

If you hold a property insurance line, you must complete 3 hours in the subject of flood insurance during your first compliance period and then again, every 4 years.

Initial certification entails an 8-hour training course, followed by 4 hours of LTC-specific training every two years.

Frequently Asked Questions on North Carolina Insurance Licensing

Apply via the NIPR Gateway and complete any necessary pre-licensing courses and examinations.

Nonresident adjusters need to comply with home state requirements and may need to complete additional requirements for North Carolina licensure depending on the type of adjuster license

Licensees must complete 24 hours of continuing education every two years to maintain their license.


North Carolina

Mike Causey

(919) 807-6800

North Carolina Department of Insurance Agent Services