Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania

Reporting within 30 days of contract execution.

No fee for appointing resident or nonresident agencies or individuals.

Automatic invoicing via mail, payable online or by mail.

Via NIPR, no termination fees apply.

Licensing in Pennsylvania

Vary from $10 for major and limited lines to $200 for surplus lines.

Detailed by license type including late renewal and reinstatement fees.

Requirements for address updates and maintenance of individual licenses.

Agency Licensing in Pennsylvania

Mandatory licensing with detailed renewal procedures aligned with individual licenses.

Independent and Emergency Adjuster Licensing in Pennsylvania

Adjuster license required, with renewal managed via state-specific processes.

Continuing Education Requirements for Pennsylvania 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.

Yes, continuing education credits are due before the license renewal date.

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

The license renewal year is based on the year of first license issuance.

Continuing education credits are due prior to license expiration.

The state sends a CE reminder 60 days prior to the expiration date.

Producers licensed for the same line of authority and who haven’t added any new lines of authority since before Jan. 1, 1971, are exempt from CE requirements.

Reinstatement is possible within a year of license expiration by submitting a late fee and ensuring current CE compliance.

Yes, double the CE hours for the first instance of a course every renewal period.

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.

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

Licensees must complete a one-time, 4-hour course focused on annuities.

Frequently Asked Questions on Pennsylvania Insurance Licensing

Appointments must be reported within 30 days of the date the agent/agency contract is executed or business is first transacted.

There are no fees for appointing both resident and nonresident agencies or individuals.

Licensing fees vary, with initial fees for resident major lines at $55 and non-resident surplus lines at $200.



Michael Humphreys

(717) 787-3840

Pennsylvania Insurance Department