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 . Beginning May 18, 2021, all Hawaii Insurance exams will be available for administration through Pearson’s online proctoring process in addition to the standard test center process.

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