A: Licensees cannot print their own license. However, the current process is for us to email a copy of the license to the primary/business email address provided at the time of application. The email will generally be sent within 24-72 hours after license approval. Renewal licenses will only be sent upon request.
A: You can request a duplicate copy of your license at: http://www.maine.gov/pfr/insurance/regulated/individuals_bus_entities/duplicate_license_request.html Go into the ALMSOnline service using your license number and Access Code. Once submitted, the license will be automatically emailed to the primary email address you provide.
If you prefer to receive a hard copy of the license in the mail, you can request the duplicate by completing the paper Duplicate License Request form. The fee is $10 and the license will be mailed within two weeks.
A: : Renewals can be processed 3 different ways:
- Electronically via www.nipr.com.
- Electronically via the ALMS Online service on our website at https://www1.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/licensing/begin.pl?board_number=1040
- If you prefer to renew manually, please wait to receive your renewal invoice in the mail and follow the instructions on the invoice. Invoices are mailed around 12 weeks prior to the renewal due date.
Licenses cannot be renewed more than 90 days prior to the renewal date. The renewal fees can be found on the chart located at http://www.maine.gov/pfr/insurance/regulated/individuals_bus_entities/renewal_dates_fees.html
A: Resident agency renewal dates are 12/01/even years. Non-resident agency renewal dates are 04/01/odd years.
A: Address/Contact information can be changed 1 of 2 ways from our website at: http://www.maine.gov/pfr/insurance/regulated/individuals_bus_entities/business_entity_address_change.html
Electronically via ALMS Online with an access code. This will change your information for Maine only.
Via paper form which can be faxed, e-mailed or mailed. This will change your information for Maine only
Please note, changing the business entity address does not automatically update that same information for the individual producers affiliated to the entity. Individual address changes must be submitted separately.
A: Please complete the Voluntary Termination form found on our website at https://www.maine.gov/pfr/insurance/regulated/individuals_bus_entities/agencies/index.html#terminatelicense
A: An entity can change its Designated Responsible Licensed Producer either by paper or electronically using the access code from the website at http://www.maine.gov/pfr/insurance/regulated/individuals_bus_entities/business_entity_changes.html In Maine, there can only be 1 designated DRLP.
Q: How do we obtain our Access Code?
A: Access Codes are included in the email with your initial license. If you do not have your access code, please submit your request via e-mail at https://www1.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/licensing/begin.pl?board_number=1040 or call 207-624-8475 and request Producer Licensing.
A: Applications can be submitted electronically via www.nipr.com or by downloading the paper application at http://www.naic.org/paper_licensing/maps_paper_licensing.htm and submit by e-mail, fax or regular mail.
A: The resident business entity application and licensee fee is $45. The non-resident business entity application and license fee is $85.
A: Agencies in Maine do not hold lines of authority. The agency is authorized by the affiliated individuals’ lines of authority.
A: You can submit any Officer/Director changes in writing either by e-mail, fax or in writing. We do not have a designated form at this time.
A: If there is no change to the Federal Tax ID number (FEIN) for the entity, simply complete the Name Change form found on our website at http://www.maine.gov/pfr/insurance/regulated/individuals_bus_entities/agencies/index.html#forms. There is no fee, UNLESS you want a new license printed which the fee is then $10. If, however, there is a change to the FEIN, it is considered a new entity and you must go through the application process.
A: Affiliations can be done either by paper or electronically using the access code from our website at http://www.maine.gov/pfr/insurance/regulated/individuals_bus_entities/business_entity_changes.html There is NO fee for a new affiliation or to terminate an affiliation.
A: A branch office is any office location, other than the primary location of the licensed business entity, that regularly conducts insurance business or that is advertised as a place where the public may contact the business entity or its employees concerning insurance services. Branches may be registered either electronically or by paper from our website at http://www.maine.gov/pfr/insurance/regulated/individuals_bus_entities/agencies/index.html#application. The fee is $25.
A: Branches are registered specifically by location. Therefore, if there has been a physical address change, the branch will need to submit a new branch registration form and fee.
- For general inquiry, staff phone and email only: https://www.maine.gov/pfr/insurance/staff_directory.html#Licensing
- For inquiry regarding specific topics: https://www.maine.gov/pfr/insurance/contacts_by_responsibility.html