Agent Licensing in KY

Agent Licensing in Kentucky
In the state of Kentucky, the best entity to contact regarding any licensing questions is the Agent Licensing Division of the Department of Insurance. You can contact the Agent Licensing Division with inquiries or for assistance with finding information on the following issues:

  • Licensing resident or non-resident individuals or business entities as:
    • Adjuster or Apprentice Adjuster
    • Administrator (TPA)
    • Agent
    • Consultant
    • Managing General Agent
    • Reinsurance intermediary Broker or Manager
    • Rental Vehicle Agent and Managing Employee
    • Specialty Credit Produced and Managing Employee
    • Surplus Lines Broker
    • Life Settlement Broker
    • Life Settlement Provider
  • Approval to provide pre-licensing and continuing education to licenses
  • ​Examination requirements and scheduling information
  • Individual or business entity licensee name or address changes
  • Duplicate license requests
  • Certification or clearance letter requests
  • Business entity mergers
  • Licensee financial responsibility
  • Renewals
  • Continuing education
  • Continuing education requirements – Kentucky Resident Agents with a Major Lines License

Examination Schedules and Locations
The Agent Licensing Division is responsible for licensing and maintaining records for all individuals and business entities for the licenses listed above. The division also approves continuing education and pre-licensing courses, verifies licensee compliance, and processes license renewals on a biennial basis. Further, this division examines prospective agents, adjusters, consultants, and viatical settlement brokers as to their knowledge of insurance products, insurance laws, and ethics.
All licensees may verify information regarding their license records through the Kentucky Department of Insurance Website: eServices.
Under Agent/Agency Search, they may view their license information, verify Continuing Education hours, Financial Responsibility, or Designations with business entities and Appointments with insurers. Under Licensee Procedures Forms and Information, all forms and information packets are available.
Contact Information
KY Department of Insurance - Agent Licensing
P.O. Box 517
Frankfort, Kentucky 40602-0517
Telephone: (502) 564-6004
Fax: (502) 564-6030
TTY: (800) 462-2081
Toll Free: (800) 595-6053

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