Arkansas 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 & Terminations in Arkansas



Within 15 days of contract execution or first business submission





Via NIPR Portal

June 1, 2024 until June 30, 2024

Resident: $10, Non-resident: $60

Licensing in Arkansas

Initial Individual New License Fee:

$0 when exam is required, $70 when exam is not required




License Renewal Fee:





90 days before expiration

Last day of birth month every 2 years based on year of first state license issue

Up to one year after expiration

Agency Licensing in Arkansas


90 days prior to expiration until the license expiration date.

Adjuster Licensing in Arkansas



Independent adjuster fees:


$60-$120 depending on term

Continuing Education Requirements for Arkansas 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.

The License renewal date is on the last day of the licensee's birth month.

Renewal year is determined by the year of the first license issuance.

Continuing education must be fulfilled prior to the license expiration date.

The state sends a CE reminder 90 days prior to the licensee's birth month.

Individuals aged 60 or older and licensed before July 1, 2003, must request exemption. Individuals with at least 15 consecutive years of active licensure before July 1, 2003, must request exemption. Newly licensed individuals are exempt for the initial license period; thereafter, CE is due biennially on the licensee's birthdate. Title agents must complete 6 hours with 1 hour of ethics annually by their birthday.

Licensees have one year from the missed renewal date to bring the license back to good standing. During this period, the state automatically terminates carrier appointments and imposes a late licensure fee. Additionally, if behind on CE requirements, an additional fee is applicable

Three hours of the total CE must be dedicated to ethics training.

Three hours of NFIP course are required.

Initial certification requires an 8-hour training course, followed by 4 hours of LTC-specific training each renewal cycle.

Frequently Asked Questions on Arkansas Insurance Licensing

Begin by completing any necessary pre-licensing education, passing the relevant exams, and submitting your application through the NIPR Gateway.

Arkansas offers licenses for Insurance Producers, Surplus Lines Brokers, Adjusters, and various limited lines like Credit and Travel.

Yes, Arkansas mandates 48 hours of Continuing Education every four years, including specific hours for ethics and specialized areas such as flood insurance and long-term care.



Alan McClain

(501) 371-2750

Arkansas Insurance Department