Insurer Admission Application

All insurance companies other than non-profit corporations subject to Article 43 of the New York Insurance Law and Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) must use the NAIC Uniform Certificate of Authority Applications (UCAA).

  • The Primary Application should be used by entities seeking a license as a New York domestic or for insurers wishing to redomesticate to New York.
  • The Expansion Application should be submitted by all other insurance companies already licensed elsewhere.

Article 43 Non-Profit Corporations must use the DFS Application requirements and instructions (PDF).

For Licensing packages for HMOs, email [email protected].

Accreditation of Property Reinsurers

Accreditation of Life Reinsurers


Questions about New York licensing of insurers can be directed as follows: