Resident Producer

Effective November 15, 2020, you must apply electronic and pay fees with a credit card at https://nipr.com/Paper applications for this initial license will not be accepted, please refer to Commissioner’s Memorandum 2020-13LIC for more information.

Effective May 18, 2021, the Insurance Division has approved Pearson Vue to administer testing through their online proctoring process, in addition to the standard test center process, please refer to Commissioner’s Memorandum 2021- 3LIC for more information.

Effective January 1, 2022, penalty fee, reinstatement term, CE term and certain licensing requirements will be changed and implemented, please refer to  Commissioner’s Memorandum 2021 – 9LIC for more information.

New Requirements Regarding Timeline to Complete Continuing Education, please refer to Commissioner’s Memorandum 2022-3LIC for more information.

Effective March 21, 2022, paper applications and checks for certain licenses will not be accepted for reactivation, please refer to Commissioner’s Memorandum 2022-4LIC .

Effective November 15, 2022, new changes and mandatory requirements for individuals and business entities due to the transition to NAIC’s State Based System (SBS), please refer to Commissioner’s Memorandum 2022-10LIC

For more information, refer to the Hawaii Revised Statutes, including: §431:9A , 431:10 , 431:10A , 431:10B , 431:10C , 431:10D , 431:10E , 431:10F , 431:10G , 431:10H , 431:13 , 431:16 , 431:20 , 431:21.

Resident Producer – Individual (Initial License)

For initial or if you held a HI resident Producer license that was inactive for more than one year.

Before submitting your online application:

  1. Successfully pass the Hawaii Insurance License Exam(s).  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. 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.
    Exam not required if application is received within ninety days of the cancellation of the applicant’s previous resident license and if the producer was in good standing.
  2. To obtain fingerprints, schedule an appointment online at https://www.fieldprinthawaii.com. Fees collected by FieldPrint include state and federal submission fees. Effective September 1, 2018, all applicants must enter “HI-DCCA-INS”, the code that identifies the Insurance Division as the intended recipient of your fingerprint result, when scheduling an online appointment with Fieldprint.

After the above has been completed, apply electronically and pay fees at https://nipr.com/

Appointment:

An appointment is not required to be submitted at time of application, but an appointment must be in place to do business. Appointment and termination of appointment must be submitted online via NIPR. Paper submission is no longer acceptable.

Resident Producer – Business Entity (Initial License)

For initial or if you held a HI resident Producer license that was inactive for more than one year.

  1. Go to https://nipr.com/ (Use NIPR’s “Apply for a New License” online application).
  2. Submit the name of a licensed HI Producer who is a natural person that will be responsible for the agency’s compliance with Hawaii insurance laws and rules.  (Jenny – please make sure the alignment of the numbers is the same as other paragraph numbers

Appointment:

An appointment is not required to be submitted at time of application, but an appointment must be in place to do business. Appointment and termination of appointment must be submitted online via NIPR. Paper submission is no longer acceptable.

Resident Producer –Individual & Business Entity (License Renewal & Late Renewal)

LATE RENEWAL:  If you held a HI resident Producer license that has been inactivated within one year of expiration.

IMPORTANT: Before renewing your license online, individual producer must complete any outstanding continuing education credits.

Renew electronically or pay renewal late fees at https://nipr.com/ (use NIPR’s “Renew an Existing License” online application).

Resident Producer – Individual & Business Entity (License Reinstatement)

REINSTATEMENT: If you held a HI resident Producer license that has been inactivated for more than one year.  You will apply as a new applicant.

You will apply as a new applicant for initial application.  Follow the same requirements and instructions in the beginning of the page to apply for the resident individual (Initial) or the business entity (initial) Producer license via https://nipr.com (Use NIPR’s “Apply for a New License” online application).

Appointment:

An appointment is not required to be submitted at time of application, but an appointment must be in place to do business. Appointment and termination of appointment must be submitted online via NIPR. Paper submission is no longer acceptable.