The Agents Licensing Section handles all licensing processes for individuals and
business entities. This section screens applications, issues producer and public
adjuster licenses, tracks appointments, monitors regulatory requirements for licensing,
and responds to informational requests concerning insurance producers. There are
approximately 208,000 individual insurance agents, 14,000 insurance agencies, and
1,500 insurance companies conducting business in Virginia.
page to access all electronic processes.
Applicants using Sircon's Compliance Express should upload all attachments and submit
them with the electronic application. The Virginia criminal history record report
(CHRR) with all related documents should be attached to the electronic application
when submitted. This is the most efficient and secure way for the Bureau to receive
and process license applications and eliminates the need to fax/email documents.
The Bureau encourages applicants to first obtain their CHRR and related documents
before submitting the electronic application and attach the documents to the electronic
The Bureau processes applications for licensure in date received order. Allow 15
business days for processing before contacting the Bureau regarding the status of
your application. For applications submitted through Sircon's Compliance Express,
the license printing service is free for up to 30 days after the application has
been approved. For applications submitted through NIPR, a Sircon service fee will
be applied to print the license. The Bureau does not print or mail licenses.
Federal Training Requirements
- Flood Insurance
- Long Term Care (LTC) Certification
- Long Term Care Partnership
- Virginia Regulation
- State Long Term Care Insurance Partnership Program
Nonresident agents who comply with
their home state requirement need only take a two-hour Virginia specific course
to meet the requirement in Virginia.
Approved Courses Inquiry