Public Adjuster (Individual & Business Entity)

Definition

PUBLIC ADJUSTER – Any person who or which practices, as a business, the adjusting of loss or damage by fire, or other hazard, under any policies, on behalf of the insured, or who advertises or solicits business or holds themselves out to the public as engaging in such adjusting as a business. Lawyers settling claims of clients shall not be deemed to be insurance adjusters.

Applicable Statutes

C.G.S. §38a-723 – see Laws and Regulations

Fees

Initial: $300.00
Reinstatement: $300.00
Renewal: $250.00
No pro-rating, non-refundable $50.00 application fee.

Duration

Two (2) years – Expires April 30th every EVEN year.

How to Apply

Residents:

  • Pre-licensing course (40 hours – Property course) is required before taking the Public Adjuster exam.
  • Download the Candidate Handbook and schedule the exam.
  • After passing the exam, apply by going to the National Insurance Producer Registry (NIPR). Under Licensing Center, select “Apply for a New License.”
    (Note: you do not need to submit the passed examination, the Department will verify this information with our vendor.)

Non-Residents:

  • Connecticut will grant reciprocity with an equivalent license in your home/resident state.
  • Apply by going to the National Insurance Producer Registry (NIPR). Under Licensing Center, select “Apply for a New License.”

How to Renew

How to Amend Lines of Authority

Not applicable.

How to Reinstate a License

After September 30th each ODD year, reinstate the license by going to the National Insurance Producer Registry (NIPR). Under Licensing Center, select “Apply for a New License.”

How to change License information (ie.: email and address)

Update your License Information

Print a copy of the license

Search and print a license

Initial Education Requirements

See “How to Apply” section above.

Waivers due to Designations

None

Renewal Continuing Education (CE) Requirements

Connecticut does not require CE for any Public Adjuster.

Cancel License

License Voluntary – Surrender Request