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Last Reviewed / Modified On 17 Jul 2018.


License Types

Public Adjuster

A Public Insurance Adjuster is defined as: An adjuster who works as an independent contractor and represents an insured on a fee basis in settlement of claims.
Public adjusters are licensed in Colorado.
License type: Individual

Licensing Requirements


• Be at least 18 years of age,
• Be trustworthy,
• File a completed application on a form prescribed by the Commissioner,
• File all service contracts that will be used by the public insurance adjuster.
An applicant must personally pass a written examination.

Pre Licensing Education

An applicant must personally pass a written examination.
The examination shall not apply to the following:
• an applicant who, during the three-year period preceding date of application, has engaged in the investigation or adjustment of losses arising under insurance contracts;
• an applicant for reinstatement of a license that has been inactive for one year or less;
• individuals licensed as public insurance adjusters on December 31, 1994. Such individuals will be “grandfathered” in for a new license under this regulation; however, the public insurance adjuster must file with the Commissioner an application for the license, meet the requirements in Section III of this regulation, and pay the appropriate fee; or
• a nonresident applicant who furnishes a current letter of certification from the home state stating that the applicant is currently licensed as a public insurance adjuster and that there are no complaints pending.

Bond Requirement

Requires Adjuster Bond.
Type of Adjuster: Public Adjusters
Amount: $20,000
Bond Expiration information: Data Not Available
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How to Apply

Apply online via NIPR or Sircon(
CLM users can apply through CLM Tracker.

Maintaining Your License


Colorado continues a non-resident adjuster license to individuals for two (2) years. Licenses expire based upon last day of birth month biennially. Note: License continuation packet will indicate date to be used during transaction period to new cycle. Colorado offers no grace period. Reinstatements of license are considered a new application and will need to be processed through NIPR's Non-Resident Adjuster License (NRAL) Application.
CLM Tracker subscribed users can renew the licenses via CLM.
No continuing education verified before application.


License Fee-Resident Public Adjuster$57.00
License Fee-Non Resident Public Adjuster$89.00
Renewal Fee-Resident Public Adjuster $29.00
Renewal Fee-Non Resident Public Adjuster $29.00


CO Division of Insurance
3131 South Vaughn Way
Suite 205
Aurora, CO 80014 If you need additional information on adjuster licensing, please contact Pearson VUE at 800-275-8247.


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