Nonresident Adjuster

Nonresident Adjuster – Individual (Initial License) Independent Adjuster – Public Adjuster – Work Comp Adjuster – Crop Adjuster

For initial or if you held a HI adjuster license that was inactive for more than two years, refer to “Resident Adjuster – Individual (Initial License)”.

Nonresident Adjuster – Individual (License Reactivation) Independent Adjuster – Public Adjuster – Work Comp Adjuster – Crop Adjuster

If you held a HI adjuster license that was inactivated within two years, refer to “Resident Adjuster – Individual (License Reactivation)”.

Nonresident Adjuster – Individual (License Renewal or  Reinstatement) Independent Adjuster – Public Adjuster 

Reinstatement – If you held a HI independent or public adjuster license that has been inactive for not more than thirty days, due to nonrenewal.

Resident Adjuster – Individual (License Renewal or Reinstatement) Crop Adjuster

Reinstatement – If you held a HI crop adjuster license that has been inactive for not more than thirty days, due to nonrenewal.

Nonresident Adjuster – Individual (License Renewal or  Reinstatement) Work Comp Adjuster

Reinstatement – If you held a HI work comp adjuster license that has been inactive for not more than thirty days, due to nonrenewal.

For more information, refer to the Hawaii Revised Statutes, including: §431:9

Nonresident Adjuster – Individual (Initial License) Independent Adjuster – Public Adjuster – Work Comp Adjuster – Crop Adjuster

Before submitting your application:

Successfully pass the Hawaii Insurance License Exam. [1] Adjuster exam for independent or public adjuster, workers compensation adjuster exam for work comp adjuster. Contact our exam administrator, Pearson Vue to register for an exam. Call toll free at 1-800-274-2608. View our Candidate Handbook at Pearson Vue’s website at http://www.pearsonvue.com/hi/insurance .

There is no reciprocity for adjusters. All individuals – residents and nonresidents – are required to successfully pass the Hawaii Insurance License Exam.

Effective March 12, 2021, you may apply electronic and pay fees with a credit card at http://nipr.com/ or submit paper application (see instructions below). For more information, please refer to Commissioner’s Memorandum 2021-2 LIC)

To Apply electronically:

  1. Go to http://nipr.com/ to apply for the license.
  2. For public adjuster: Submit copy of the filed surety bond in the amount of $10,000 through NIPR’s Attachments Warehouse.
  3. For crop adjuster: Submit a copy of a valid, unexpired, Crop Adjuster Proficiency Program (“CAPP”) card through NIPR’s Attachments Warehouse.

 

To apply by paper (mail in):

  1. Form HPL – Hawaii Application for Individual Insurance License. Submit one with original signature.
  2. Original passing score report(s) of the Hawaii Insurance Licensing Exam(s). [1]
  3. Licensing Fees. Make check payable to DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS.
  4. For public adjuster: Submit copy of the filed surety bond in the amount of $10,000, as required. Refer to Hawaii Revised Statutes §431:9-223. 1 Exam scores expire after two years.
  5. For crop adjuster: Submit a valid, unexpired, Crop Adjuster Proficiency Program (“CAPP”) card.

 

Nonresident Adjuster – Individual (License Reactivation) Independent Adjuster – Public Adjuster – Work Comp Adjuster – Crop Adjuster

Electronic submission is not available for reactivation.  To reactivate your license, you must submit a paper application.

Before submitting your application:

For work comp adjuster: You may be required to successfully pass the Hawaii Insurance License Exam. Contact the Hawaii Insurance Division at 808-586-2788.

A complete paper application includes:

  1. Form HPL – Hawaii Application for Individual Insurance License. Submit one with original signature.
  2. Licensing Fees. Contact the Hawaii Insurance Division at 808-586-2788 to verify the applicable fees. Make check payable to DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS.
  3. For public adjuster: Submit copy of the filed surety bond in the amount of $10,000, as required. Refer to Hawaii Revised Statutes §431:9-223.
  4. For crop adjuster: Submit a valid, unexpired, Crop Adjuster Proficiency Program (“CAPP”) card.

 

Nonresident Adjuster – Individual (License Renewal or Reinstatement) Independent Adjuster – Public Adjuster

  1. Go to https://www.ehawaii.gov/dcca/hils/renew/exe/insrenew.cgi or to http://nipr.com/ to renew or reinstate your licenses.  DO NOT renew or reinstate an Independent Adjuster License and Public Adjuster license through both websites, just one or the other.

 

Nonresident Adjuster – Individual (License Renewal or Reinstatement) Crop Adjuster

You may apply electronic at http://nipr.com/ or submit by paper.

To renew or reinstate electronically:

  1. Go to http://nipr.com/ to renew or reinstate your license.
  2. Submit a copy of a valid, unexpired, Crop Adjuster Proficiency Program (“CAPP”) card through NIPR’s Attachments Warehouse.

 

To renew or reinstate by paper (mail in):

  1. Mail renewal or reinstatement fee:
    For renewal, make $90 check payable to Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs. For reinstatement, make $135 check payable to Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs.
  2. Mail renewal notice and check to: Insurance Division, 335 Merchant Street, Room 213, Honolulu, HI 96813
  3. Submit a copy of a valid, unexpired, Crop Adjuster Proficiency Program (“CAPP”) card.

 

Nonresident Adjuster – Individual (License Renewal or Reinstatement) Work Comp Adjuster

You may apply electronic at http://nipr.com/ or submit by paper.

  1. To renew or reinstate electronically:
    Go to http://www.pearsonvue.com/hi/insurance/ to take and pass the Workers Comp Adjuster exam.
  2. Go to http://nipr.com/ to renew or reinstate your license.

 

To renew or reinstate by paper (mail in):

  1. Go to http://www.pearsonvue.com/hi/insurance/ to take and pass the Workers Comp Adjuster exam (provide an exam pass score).
  2. Mail renewal or reinstatement fee:
    For renewal, make $90 check payable to Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs. For reinstatement, make $135 check payable to Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs.
  3. Mail renewal notice and check to: Insurance Division Merchant Street, Room 213, Honolulu, HI 96813