Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner


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Contact Information

Physical address:
Two Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
West Tower, Suite 704
Atlanta, GA 30334

Phone: 404-656-2070
Fax: 404-657-8542

Web: Home Name search
Email: AdminProc@oci.ga.gov

Licenses

We track the following licenses with the Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner in order to provide compliance services to our clients. As a client, you see this and other reference data in License Manager in-line with your licenses.

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Georgia Adjuster - Non-Resident License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Biennially by the end of the licensee's birth month.

Georgia Adjuster (Resident) License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$130

Due:

Biennially by the end of the licensee's birth month.

Georgia Agent - Nonresident License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$0

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$115

Due:

Biennially by the end of the licensee's birth month.

Georgia Agent - Resident License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$130

Due:

Biennially by the end of the licensee's birth month.

Georgia Branch Agency - Nonresident License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$20

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$20

Due:

Biennially by December 31.

Georgia Branch Agency - Resident License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$20 + $5 application fee

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$20

Due:

Biennially by December 31.

Georgia Charitable Gift Annuity Registration

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner
Law:

GA Code § 33-58-1 et seq.

Organization Age Requirement:

3 years of continuous existence immediately preceeding licensure.

Minimum Unrestricted Cash or Cash Equivalent Requirement:

$300,000

Initial Registration

Notes:

Georgia charities must provide notice on the day they first enter into a charitable gift annuity agreement. Notices must identify the organization, certify that the organization is a charity and that the annuities issued are qualified charitable gift annuities, and be signed by an officer or director.

Registration Renewal

Not required



Georgia Counselor - Nonresident License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$0

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$115

Due:

Biennially by the end of the licensee's birth month.

Georgia Crop/Hail Adjuster - Non-Resident License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Biennially by the end of the licensee's birth month.

Georgia Crop/Hail Adjuster - Resident License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner
Exam Required?Yes

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$130

Due:

Biennially by the end of the licensee's birth month.

Georgia Fraternal Agent - Nonresident License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$115

Due:

Biennially by the end of the licensee's birth month.

Georgia Insurance Agency License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

This section applies to insurance firms that are applying for a license in Georgia for the first time.

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner
Form:

https://www.oci.ga.gov/Agencies/Forms-Agencies.aspx

Agency Fee:

$100 for most

Registration Renewal

This section applies to insurance firms that are already licensed in Georgia and need to renew their license.

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner
Form:

https://www.oci.ga.gov/Agencies/Forms-Agencies.aspx

Agency Fee:

$100 for most

Due:

Biennially

Georgia Insurance Agent License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

This section applies to insurance agents that are applying for a license in Georgia for the first time.

Agency Fee:

From $100 to $600 depending on license type

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

From $100-$600 depending on license type + $5 processing fee

Due:

Biennially by the last day of initial registration month

Georgia Non-Resident Insurance Agent License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$15 application fee + at least $100 per line of authority

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100 for most, $200 if variable products is one of the licensee's lines of authority

Due:

Biennially by the last day of the licensee's birth month.

Georgia Nonresident Limited Health Counselor License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Biennially by the end of the licensee's birth month.

Georgia Principal Agency - Nonresident License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Biennially by December 31.

Georgia Principal Agency - Resident License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100 + $5 application fee

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100 + $5 application fee

Due:

Biennially by December 31.

Georgia Private Review Agent Certification

Type of Review:

Medical Utilization Review

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Certification as a Private Review Agent

Agency Fee:

$1,000

Notarize:Required
Required Attachments:
  • Certified copy of entity formation documents including amendments
  • Copy of bylaws, rules and regulations or similar documents regulating the affairs of the private review agent certified by the principal partners or the president and secretary and containing the corporate seal.
  • Names, addresses, and titles of positions held by individuals who are responsible for the conduct of the affairs of the private review agent in Georgia.
  • A copy of the biographical affidavit for each person listed as responsible for the conduct of the affairs of the private review agent.
  • If using a DBA, a certified copy of the recorded application received from the Clerk of the Superior Court in the county where doing business.
  • Some additional attachments as noted in the Checklist of Application Documents for Initial Certification of Private Review Agents

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Certification as a Private Review Agent (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$500

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Notarize:Required

Supplemental Reporting
Annual Report

Form:

Annual Report Information for Utilization Review Activities

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by March 1.

Law:

GAC § 120-2-58-.07

Supplemental Reporting
Complaint Report

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by March 1.

Law:

GAC § 120-2-58-.07

Georgia Public Adjuster - Non-Resident License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Biennially by the end of the licensee's birth month.

Georgia Public Adjuster - Resident License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$130

Due:

Biennially by the end of the licensee's birth month.

Georgia Rental Company - Nonresident License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Biennially by December 31.

Georgia Rental Company - Resident License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Biennially by December 31.

Georgia Resident Limited Health Counselor License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner
Exam Required?No

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$130

Due:

Biennially by the end of the licensee's birth month.

Georgia Retail Vendor of Portable Electronics Insurance - Resident License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Biennially by December 31.

Georgia Retail Vendor of Portable Electronics Insurance License - Non-Resident

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Biennially by December 31.

Georgia Self Storage Provider - Non-Resident License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Biennially by December 31.

Georgia Self Storage Provider - Resident License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Biennially by December 31.

Georgia Surplus Lines Broker - Nonresident License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$600

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$615

Due:

Biennially by the end of the licensee's birth month.

Georgia Surplus Lines Broker - Resident License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$600

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$630

Due:

Biennially by the end of the licensee's birth month.

Georgia Third Party Administrator

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Bond Requirements:

$100,000

Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Third Party Administrators Forms

Agency Fee:

$600 application fee + 5 processing fee

Before you Apply:
  • Plan of Operation
    • List the lines of business that the Applicant Company is currently licensed to transact and is transacting in all jurisdictions.
    • Narrative  - information the applicant wishes to provide in support of hte application. 
    • Proforma financials - provide a company-wide three-year proforma balance sheet and income statement.
      • For the lines requested, provide three years of premium and loss projections by line specifially for Georgia
      • Projections have to support the plan of operation
    • Questionaire (Form 8)
  • If the applicant is a member of a holding company system, the application must include the most recent Holding Company Act filings, including Annual Form B Reigstration Statement and related Form F. In lieu of these, the applicant can submit a narrative containing all the information reported in these forms.
  • SEC filings or consolidated GAAP financial statements
  • Debt-to-Equity ration statement
  • Custody agreements
  • NAIC Biographical affidavits for all officers, directors, key personnel, and shareholders with a 10%  or greater interest in the applicant company
  • Background reports for each officer, director, key person, or shareholder listed 
  • Proof of compliance with FCRA
  • Proof of meeting minimum capital and surplus requirements
  • Deposit requirements
  • Name approval (if required)
  • Certified Copy of Articles of incorporation 
  • Bylaws certified by the company's assistant
  •  
Required Attachments:
  • Form GID-3, Appointment of Attorney-in-Fact (must be Georgia resident)

  • Form GID-4, Appointment of Commissioner as Attorney-in-Fact

Bond Amount:

Bonds must include

  • The Georgia Insurance Commissioner name and address as the certificate holder
  • A 30 day written notice of cancellation
  • A minimum amount of $100,000

Proof of coverage must include a complete copy of the bond, including any and all related endorsements.

Registration Renewal

Instructions:

Third Party Administrator Renewal Instructions

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$400 filing fee + $5 processing fee

Due:

Annually by March 1.

Due Date Extension:Extension only granted in extreme circumstances and by prior approval

Georgia Third Party Administrator - Exempt

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Notes:

The following are exempt from licensure so long as such entities are acting directly through their officers and employees:

  • An employer on behalf of its employees or the employees of one or more subsidiary or affiliated corporations of such employer;
  • A union on behalf of its members;
  • An insurance company licensed in this state or its affiliate unless the affiliate administrator is placing business with a nonaffiliated insurer not licensed in this state;
  • An insurer which is not authorized to transact insurance in this state if such insurer is administering a policy lawfully issued by it in and pursuant to the laws of a state in which it is authorized to transact insurance;
  • A life or accident and sickness insurance agent or broker licensed in this state whose activities are limited exclusively to the sale of insurance;
  • A creditor on behalf of its debtors with respect to insurance covering a debt between the creditor and its debtors;
  • A trust established in conformity with 29 U.S.C. Section 186 and its trustees, agents, and employees acting thereunder;
  • A trust exempt from taxation under Section 501(a) of the Internal Revenue Code and its trustees and employees acting thereunder or a custodian and its agents and employees acting pursuant to a custodian account which meets the requirements of Section 401(f) of the Internal Revenue Code;
  • A bank, credit union, or other financial institution which is subject to supervision or examination by federal or state banking authorities;
  • A credit card issuing company which advances for and collects premiums or charges from its credit card holders who have authorized it to do so, provided that such company does not adjust or settle claims;
  • A person who adjusts or settles claims in the normal course of his or her practice or employment as an attorney and who does not collect charges or premiums in connection with life or accident and sickness insurance coverage or annuities;
  • An insurance company licensed in this state or its affiliate if such insurance company or its affiliate is solely administering limited benefit insurance. For the purpose of this paragraph, the term "limited benefit insurance" means accident or sickness insurance designed, advertised, and marketed to supplement major medical insurance and specifically shall include accident only, CHAMPUS supplement, disability income, fixed indemnity, long-term care, or specified disease insurance; or
  • An association that administers workers' compensation claims solely on behalf of its members.
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Registration Renewal

Instructions:

Third Party Administrator Exempt Renewal Instructions

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50 annual filing fee + $5 processing fee

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Georgia Workers' Compensation Adjuster - Non-Resident License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Biennially by the end of the licensee's birth month.

Georgia Workers' Compensation Adjuster - Resident License

Agency:Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner
Exam Required?No

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Biennially by the end of the licensee's birth month.

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