How to become licensed as a Non-Resident Producer

We strongly recommend you review the information on the following web pages before submitting an application for licensure in Michigan:

Insurance Producer - If a background information question is answered "yes"

Guiding Principles for Michigan Insurance Producer Licensure

To request a Non-Resident Producer license in Michigan:

  • File an Electronic Resident Licensing (ERL) application through the National Insurance Producer Registry (NIPR) website. The license application fee is $10.00 plus a $6.18 transaction fee. An application is valid for 180 days from entry into our database.

  • The NIPR "Help" web page includes User Guides and Walk-Throughs as well as a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Index.  For additional questions relating to electronic application submission, contact NIPR Customer Service at 855-674-6477.
  • Michigan will rely on verification of the applicant’s Resident license through the State Producer Licensing Database in lieu of an original Letter of Certification.

How To Maintain a Michigan Non-Resident Producer License When Changing Home States:

An individual with a Michigan Non-Resident license can maintain an active license when moving from one state to another:

  • Within 30 days following the change of legal residence to a new home state, the licensee must update the contact information using the Contact Change Request (CCR) page on the NIPR website at www.nipr.com.  On the NIPR website, click on the “Change” button to access the CCR page gateway.

  • The NAIC PDB must reflect an active resident license for the individual in order to use the ACR.

  • Michigan will rely on verification of applicant's Resident license through the State Producer Licensing Database in lieu of an original Letter of Certification.