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Last Reviewed / Modified On 23 Mar 2016.

PENNSYLVANIA ADJUSTER LICENSING INFORMATION

License Types

Independent Adjuster

Pennsylvania does NOT regulate or license Independent adjusters.

Public Adjuster

Public Insurance adjusters are required to have a license in Pennsylvania.

Staff Adjuster

Pennsylvania does NOT regulate or license staff adjusters.

Emergency

There are no specific provisions for Emergency licensing in Pennsylvania.

Licensing Requirements

Requirements

Pennsylvania grants Public Insurance Adjuster licenses to both residents and non-residents above 18 years of age.
Public Insurance Adjuster licenses are granted to both individuals and business entities.

Reciprocity and Non Residents

Persons holding active public adjuster license in their resident state, may apply for a non-resident public adjuster license in PA under the reciprocity provisions stipulated in the public adjuster law

Pre Licensing Education

Pennsylvania does not have any Pre Licensing Education requirements for Public Insurance adjusters.

Licensing Exam

Written Examination is required. Exam can be scheduled at www.prometric.com/pennsylvania/insurance
A Non-Resident who is licensed as a public insurance adjuster in another state that have reciprocity agreement with Pennsylvania is exempt from examination.

Bond Requirement

Requires Adjuster Bond.
Type of Adjuster: Public Adjusters
Amount: $20,000
Bond Expiration information: 1 Year or 2 Year

How to Apply

Apply Online: http://www.sircon.com/pennsylvania
The option to apply using a paper application is available on an as-needed basis only and the paper licensing process will take considerably longer than the electronic method.

Maintaining Your License

Licenses are issued for 2 years.

Renewal

Online application
http://www.sircon.com/pennsylvania
The option to apply using a paper application is available only the applicant is unable to apply online and the paper licensing process will take considerably longer than the electronic method.

Continuing Education

Pennsylvania Public adjusters are required to complete 24 credit hours of approved continuing education for each two-year license period. A licensee may carry forward excess continuing education credit hours up to 24 credit hours from one licensing period to the next licensing period.

Fees

License Fee$200
Renewal Fee$200
Late Fee
Reinstatement fees $400
Exam Fees$39
Other FeesFingerprinting processing fee $36.25 ($21.25 for the FBI and $15 for the PA State Police) Prometric Live Scan fingerprinting service fee $19, Sircon application service and processing fees approximately $ 20

Contact

Pennsylvania Insurance Department
Bureau of Licensing and Enforcement
1209 Strawberry Square, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17120
Phone: 717.787.3840
Web site: www.insurance.pa.gov

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