The Maine Bureau of Insurance provides on this page all of the information necessary to apply for Surplus Lines eligibility, complete annual reporting requirements or change the status of eligibility (redomestication, name change, merger, etc). If you have questions or are unable to find what you are looking for, please visit our contact us page.
- Eligibility Information (PDF)
- U.S. Domiciled Insurers Application Checklist (PDF) or U.S. Domiciled Insurers Application Checklist (DOC)
- U.S. Domiciled Insurers Application (PDF) or U.S. Domiciled Insurers Application (DOC)
- Non U.S. (ALIEN) Surplus Lines Insurers Checklist/Application (PDF) or Non U.S. (ALIEN) Surplus Lines Insurers Checklist/Application (DOC)
- Rural Medical Access Program (RMAP) - Assessments on Medical Malpractice Premiums.
An alien insurer that has been authorized by the superintendent to use the State as its port of entry for the transaction of business in the United States is considered a domestic insurer to the extent provided in the statute. A rule has also been established that provides additional information.
Maine Revenue Services is the state agency responsible for the processing of premium tax returns and related information for Surplus Lines premium reporting, as well as self-procured taxes.
- Address Changes
- Paper Form (PDF) or Paper Form (DOC)
- Update License Information - Change your address and/or contact information ON-LINE (Maine Only)
- NAIC UCAA Corporate Amendment - Change Address/Contacts - Under ‘Corporate Amendment Forms’, scroll to Form 14. Can be mailed, emailed, or filed electronically through UCAA Electronic application.
- Merger Requirements for Two or More Foreign Companies
- Name Change Requirements
- Ownership Change Requirements
- Redomestication Requirements
- Annual Statement Filing Instructions
- Maine Bureau of Insurance Annual Data Reporting - (Required Reports are Fraud and Abuse and Liquor Liability)
An Agent for receiving Service of Process is required to be appointed by US domiciled surplus lines insurers and non-US domiciled (alien) insurers and must be a Maine resident agent.
- Title 24-A M.R.S.A. §2007 - Eligible Surplus Lines Insurers
- Bulletin 378 (PDF) - Changes to the Nonadmitted Insurance Laws
- Bulletin 439 (PDF) - Placement of Insurance in Surplus Lines Market
- Title 24-A M.R.S.A., Chapter 75 §6301-6311 - Rural Medical Access Program (RMAP)
- Rule Chapter 630 (DOC) - Rural Medical Access Program (RMAP)
The documents on this page are also available in hard copy by contacting the Bureau.