The License Division is responsible for the licensing and appointment of resident and nonresident producers (agents) and business entities (agencies) that are soliciting or selling insurance in the State of Arkansas. The division licenses individuals and business entities as agent producers, broker producers, adjusters, consultants, surplus lines producers, third party administrators and both viatical providers and brokers.State Based Systems (SBS) - is an electronic system owned by the NAIC and enhanced in partnership with state insurance departments to more efficiently and effectively process license applications, renewals, educational requirements and inquiries.NPN Number Lookup - NPN is a unique number that identifies each producer entity in the National Insurance Producer Registry (NIPR). NPN's are assigned to Producers and some Agencies automatically at the time of their addition to the Producer Database (PDB). License Forms and Electronic Filings- Download licensing forms and instructions and link to on-line change of address, renewals, appointments and terminations.Selected Renewal Fees & Late Fees - a list of the most commonly requested renewal fee and late fee amounts.Catastrophe Adjusters - Effective 7/31/2009 Arkansas Law requires all adjusters coming into Arkansas to adjust claims as a result of a declared catastrophe to register with the Department. Public adjusters are prohibited from adjusting claims in Arkansas.oCatastrophe Adjuster RegistrationoSearch Catastrophe Adjuster RegistrationoLatest Disaster Declaration
IMPORTANT NOTICE: The State Based Systems (SBS) links below are scheduled to go live on 10/20/14; the National Insurance Producer Registry (NIPR) links are scheduled to go live on 10/24/14. For more information see Bulletin 12-2014.