MAINE ADJUSTER LICENSING INFORMATION
- 1 License Types
- 2 Licensing Requirements
- 3 How to Apply
- 4 Maintaining Your License
- 5 Fees
- 6 Contact
Insurance Adjusters are licensed in Maine.
License type: Individual
A. Attorneys admitted to practice in this State; [1997, c. 457, §23 (NEW); 1997, c. 457, §55 (AFF).]
B. Property and casualty insurance adjusters who are employees of insurers; [2009, c. 511, Pt. C, §1 (AMD).]
C. Licensed producers authorized by contract to settle and pay claims within a specified limit established by the insurer or fraternal benefit society not to exceed $5,000; [1997, c. 457, §23 (NEW); 1997, c. 457, §55 (AFF).]
D. Persons excepted from licensure as adjusters pursuant to Title 5, section 1727-A and persons acting as adjusters solely on behalf of the State or counties, cities and towns; [1997, c. 457, §23 (NEW); 1997, c. 457, §55 (AFF).]
E. Persons adjusting only life and health insurance claims; [2011, c. 554, §1 (AMD).]
F. Adjuster trainees; or [2011, c. 554, §1 (AMD).]
G. An individual who satisfies the following with regard to portable electronic device insurance as defined under section 7001, subsection 6, paragraph A:
(1) The individual collects claim information from, or furnishes claim information to, insureds or claimants and conducts data entry including entering data into an automated claims adjudication system; and
(2) The individual is an employee of an adjuster licensed under this chapter or the adjuster's affiliate.
No more than 25 individuals under the supervision of one licensed adjuster or insurance producer described under paragraph C may be exempt pursuant to this paragraph.
For purposes of this paragraph, "automated claims adjudication system" means a preprogrammed computer system designed for the collection, data entry, calculation and final resolution of portable electronic device insurance claims that is used by an adjuster, insurance producer or supervised individual operating pursuant to this paragraph; complies with all claims payment requirements of the Maine Insurance Code; and is certified as compliant with this paragraph by a licensed adjuster that is an officer of a business entity licensed under this chapter.
Be 18 years of age or older.
Exemptions from the license requirement include: Attorneys admitted to practice in Maine;
Employees of insurers;
Licensed producers authorized by contract to settle and pay claims within a specified limit established by the insurer or fraternal benefit society not to exceed $5,000;
Persons adjusting only life and health insurance claims
Send application and appropriate fees (See below) to Licensing Bureau of Insurance, 34 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0034
|Resident License Fee||$30|
|Resident Application Fee||$15|
|Non-Resident License Fee||$15|
|Non-Resident Application Fee||$60|
|License Renewal Fee||$30 for residents, $60 for non-residents|
Overnight mail: 76 Northern Ave., Gardiner, ME 04333
Phone: (207) 624-8412
Email:cid. Kathryn.firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com