Skip to Content

Translate | Disclaimer

Original License Application (Individual/TBA)

Before applying online, please allow 1 to 3 business days after passing the required examination.

Individual TBA Producer Licenses are issued with an expiration date determined by date of birth.

Licenses are never issued for a period of more than 2 years.

On-line application submissions are currently available to all individual/tba resident applicants who passed the requisite exam within the last 2 years applying for:

Non-Residents may use the National Insurance Producer Registry (NIPR) Non-Resident License Application.

If qualified, applicant may apply for multiple classes of licenses mentioned above simultaneously. You cannot apply for a class of license you previously held.

If you do not meet all of the above qualifying requirements and wish to do so, please visit Licensing Application Forms and Class Information.

If you are applying for a property/casualty agent and/or broker license(s) and intend to issue Insurance Identification Cards, please visit Insurance Information and Enforcement System (IIES).

REQUIREMENTS:

VARIABLE ANNUITY APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS:

Printing a License

The Department no longer automatically mails paper licenses. Licenses are generated in PDF format. Applicant should print a license as soon as it is issued, by accessing the Electronic License Request. To log in, the license number is required.

Use our Producer/Licensee Search to determine if the license has been issued and to view the license number.

Once a license has been printed once, there is a $15.00 duplicate license fee for any future printing requests.

NOTES:

  • To access Licensing applications, please use one of the following supported browsers: Internet Explorer 7 or higher; Firefox 24 or higher; Google Chrome 33, or Safari 5.1.5 or higher.
  • Disable any "Pop-up Blocker" setting in your browser before using this Application.
  • The application may be unavailable daily from 7:30am to 7:45am for regularly scheduled maintenance.
  • For security and identification purposes, a bar code has been added to all licenses.

Access the Application

Contact Us

On each page of the online application, there is a ? symbol that, when selected, provides more information pertaining to that page of the application. Please read all instructions carefully. If you are experiencing technical problems using this application or need additional assistance, email the Licensing Bureau at licensing@dfs.ny.gov.

Revised 10/20/2014

About DFS

Contact DFS

Reports & Publications

Licensing

Laws and Regs

Connect With DFS

DFS Facebook page

Follow NYDFS on Twitter