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Risk Retention Groups Notification and Registration

This checklist contains items that must be submitted in order to complete the notice and registration requirements of an RRG intending to do business in New York.

The completed forms and items on this checklist should be submitted to the Department via e-mail as an attachment addressed to

As an alternative, you may save the completed forms and required checklist items on a blank CD-R and mail it in a CD mailer to the following address:
Ms. Marina Lutchman, Principal Insurance Examiner
New York State Department of Financial Services
Property Bureau - Excess Line Unit
One State Street, 6th Floor.
New York, NY 10004

Any questions regarding the completion requirements may be directed to:
Mr. Richard Yuen, CPA, CPCU
Associate Insurance Examiner
Phone: (212) 480-5457

The applicant RRG should not conduct or transact business in this state until it has been notified that its registration is complete.

For purposes of an excess line transaction, a non-domiciled Risk Retention Group (RRG) cannot be used as a declining authorized insurer as detailed in sec 2118(b). Furthermore a RRG is not an eligible excess line insurer.

Updated 04/27/2015


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