Services for Existing Licensees
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Section 2129 of the Insurance Law requires that each place of business established by an individual, corporation, partnership or limited liability company shall be under the supervision of one or more persons licensed to do the kinds of business transacted in that office. Any satellite office established by a licensee must be supervised by one or more persons licensed to do the kinds of business being transacted in that office.
Written notice shall be given to the Superintendent of any Satellite office and the licensed designated person or persons responsible for each satellite office within 15 days following the establishment of a new location including any change in address of an existing location or the replacement of a designated person.
This Department must be notified immediately of any change in a licensee's principal business or residence address. Addresses processed online will be updated in one to two business days. Or, you may select Address Change Form to download the form, complete and mail to: New York State Department of Financial Services, One Commerce Plaza, Albany, NY 12257, Attention: Licensing Services Bureau.
Certifications for a resident New York licensee are now available to Individual licensees, licensees with a TBA, and currently licensed entities electronically using our Electronic Letter of Certification link.
Certifications processed online may be immediately printed for use. Please read the system requirements and instructions carefully.
Letter of Clearance
May be required when a licensee moves from New York to another state and wants to become licensed in that state. To download the instruction letter, select Letter of Clearance (PDF format).
A duplicate license is issued when a license is lost, destroyed, or never received by the licensee.
- Updated! Electronic License Request
- Duplicate License - to download the request form in PDF format (Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view and print form).
Fee information, in PDF format, may be viewed online by selecting the option for the license class desired:
- BR (Property and Casualty Broker)
- LA (Life/Accident and Health/Variable Annuity Agent)
- LB (Life Broker)
- PC (Property and Casualty Agent)