Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - Insurance Division


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Contact Information

Phone: 615-741-2693

Web: Home Name search
Email: ce.agent.licensing@tn.gov

Licenses

We track the following licenses with the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - Insurance Division 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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Tennessee Individual Insurance Producer License

Agency:Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - Insurance Division

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50 for resident producers, non-residents pay a retaliatory fee based on their home state.

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

Residents pay $60 for major lines of authority and $30 for limited lines of authority. 

Due:

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

Tennessee Professional Employer Organization Registration - Group Restricted

Agency:Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - Insurance Division
Law:

TN Code § 62-43-106

Eligible Entity Types:

  • Sole Proprietorship
  • Partnership
  • Corporation
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Notes:

An applicant is eligible for a limited registration under this chapter if such applicant:

  • Submits a request for limited registration to the department;
  • Is domiciled outside this state and is licensed or registered as a professional employer organization in another state;
  • Does not maintain an office in this state or directly solicits clients located or domiciled within this state; and
  • Does not have more than 50 covered employees employed or domiciled in this state.
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$250 application fee + $1,000 license fee

Required Attachments:
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • Proof of Tennessee Secretary of State registration
  • ACORD Form/Workers' Compensation certificate
  • Notarized self insurance health plan
  • Domicile licensure

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,000

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Required Attachments:

  • Name of persons owning 20% or more (if publicly traded)
  • Name of persons owning 10% or more (if not publicly traded)
  • Certificate of Liability
  • Notarized statement stating whether the applicant sponsors a self-insured healt plan
  • Staff Leasing Guaranty Agreement
  • Notarized statement afirming that the PEO/Staff Leasing Company or Group does not maintain an office in this state, does not maintain a sales force or have a sales representative in this state, and does not directly solicit clients located or domiciled within this state
  • Notarized statement demonstrating that the applicant will lease no more than fifty (50) employees in this state without obtaining an unrestricted license in this state
  • Copy of current license to engage in PEO/Staff Leasing issued by the applicant's state of domicile or a notarized statement by the applicant stating that no license is required by the applicant's state of domicile to engage in PEO/Staff Licensing or a notarized statement by the applicant stating that it is not licensed in its state domicile or residence due to the fact that the applicant does not engage in staff leasing in that state (if out of state)

Tennessee Professional Employer Organization Registration - Group Unrestricted

Agency:Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - Insurance Division
Law:

TN Code § 62-43-106

Eligible Entity Types:

  • Sole Proprietorship
  • Partnership
  • Corporation
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Financial Requirements:

Applicants must maintain positive working capital at registration as reflected in the financial statements submitted to the department.

Insurance Requirements:

Evidence of workers' compensation coverage for covered employees in this state who are subject to the Tennessee Workers' Compensation Law

Bond Requirements:

An applicant that does not have positive working capital may provide a bond, irrevocable letter of credit or securities with a minimum market value equaling the deficiency plus $100,000.

Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$250 application fee + $4,000 license fee

Required Attachments:
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • Proof of Tennessee Secretary of State registration
  • Notarized self insurance health plan
  • Financial statements prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and audited by an independent certified public accountant and no older than 13 months from the date of application.

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$4,000

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Required Attachments:

  • Name of persons owning 20% or more (if publicly traded)
  • Name of persons owning 10% or more (if not publicly traded)
  • Financial statement in according with 62-43-106
  • Certificate of Liability
  • Notarized statement stating whether the applicant sponsors a self-insured healt plan
  • Staff Leasing Guaranty Agreement
  • Notarized statement afirming that the PEO/Staff Leasing Company or Group does not maintain an office in this state, does not maintain a sales force or have a sales representative in this state, and does not directly solicit clients located or domiciled within this state
  • Notarized statement demonstrating that the applicant will lease no more than fifty (50) employees in this state without obtaining an unrestricted license in this state
  • Copy of current license to engage in PEO/Staff Leasing issued by the applicant's state of domicile or a notarized statement by the applicant stating that no license is required by the applicant's state of domicile to engage in PEO/Staff Licensing or a notarized statement by the applicant stating that it is not licensed in its state domicile or residence due to the fact that the applicant does not engage in staff leasing in that state (if out of state)

Tennessee Professional Employer Organization Registration - Single Restricted

Agency:Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - Insurance Division
Law:

TN Code § 62-43-106

Eligible Entity Types:

  • Sole Proprietorship
  • Partnership
  • Corporation
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Notes:

An applicant is eligible for a limited registration under this chapter if such applicant:

  • Submits a request for limited registration to the department;
  • Is domiciled outside this state and is licensed or registered as a professional employer organization in another state;
  • Does not maintain an office in this state or directly solicits clients located or domiciled within this state; and
  • Does not have more than 50 covered employees employed or domiciled in this state.
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100 application fee + $500 license fee

Notarize:Not required
Required Attachments:
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • Proof of Tennessee Secretary of State registration
  • ACORD Form/Workers' Compensation certificate
  • Notarized self insurance health plan
  • Domicile licensure

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$500

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Notarize:Not required
Required Attachments:

  • Name of persons owning 20% or more (if publicly traded)
  • Name of persons owning 10% or more (if not publicly traded)
  • Financial statement in according with 62-43-106
  • Certificate of Liability
  • Notarized statement stating whether the applicant sponsors a self-insured health plan
  • Notarized statement afirming that the PEO/Staff Leasing Company or Group does not maintain an office in this state, does not maintain a sales force or have a sales representative in this state, and does not directly solicit clients located or domiciled within this state
  • Notarized statement demonstrating that the applicant will lease no more than fifty (50) employees in this state without obtaining an unrestricted license in this state
  • Notarized statement afirming that the PEO/Staff Leasing Company or Group does not maintain an office in this state, does not maintain a sales force or have a sales representative in this state, and does not directly solicit clients located or domiciled within this state
  • Notarized statement demonstrating that the applicant will lease no more than fifty (50) employees in this state without obtaining an unrestricted license in this state
  • Copy of current license to engage in PEO/Staff Leasing issued by the applicant's state of domicile or a notarized statement by the applicant stating that no license is required by the applicant's state of domicile to engage in PEO/Staff Licensing or a notarized statement by the applicant stating that it is not licensed in its state domicile or residence due to the fact that the applicant does not engage in staff leasing in that state (if out of state)

Tennessee Professional Employer Organization Registration - Single Unrestricted

Agency:Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - Insurance Division
Law:

TN Code § 62-43-106

Eligible Entity Types:

  • Sole Proprietorship
  • Partnership
  • Corporation
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Financial Requirements:

Applicants must maintain positive working capital at registration as reflected in the financial statements submitted to the department.

Insurance Requirements:

Evidence of workers' compensation coverage for covered employees in this state who are subject to the Tennessee Workers' Compensation Law

Bond Requirements:

An applicant that does not have positive working capital may provide a bond, irrevocable letter of credit or securities with a minimum market value equaling the deficiency plus $100,000.

Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$250 application fee + $2,000 license fee

Required Attachments:
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • Proof of Tennessee Secretary of State registration
  • Notarized self insurance health plan
  • Financial statements prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and audited by an independent certified public accountant and no older than 13 months from the date of application.

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$2,000

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Required Attachments:

  • Name of persons owning 20% or more (if publicly traded)
  • Name of persons owning 10% or more (if not publicly traded)
  • Certificate of Liability
  • Notarized statement stating whether the applicant sponsors a self-insured health plan
  • Notarized statement afirming that the PEO/Staff Leasing Company or Group does not maintain an office in this state, does not maintain a sales force or have a sales representative in this state, and does not directly solicit clients located or domiciled within this state
  • Notarized statement demonstrating that the applicant will lease no more than fifty (50) employees in this state without obtaining an unrestricted license in this state
  • Copy of current license to engage in PEO/Staff Leasing issued by the applicant's state of domicile or a notarized statement by the applicant stating that no license is required by the applicant's state of domicile to engage in PEO/Staff Licensing or a notarized statement by the applicant stating that it is not licensed in its state domicile or residence due to the fact that the applicant does not engage in staff leasing in that state (if out of state)

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