The Agents Licensing Section performs licensing for all lines of insurance for individuals
and business entities, and tracking functions for the entire Bureau of Insurance.
The section screens applications, issues agent/agency licenses, tracks appointments,
processes appointment renewals, monitors regulatory requirements for licensing,
and responds to all informational requests about agents. There are approximately
198,058 insurance agents, 1,500 insurance companies, and 13,210 insurance agencies
doing business in Virginia.
All electronic processes may be accessed from the
The Agents Licensing Section processes applications for licensure in date received
order. Please allow a minimum of 15 business days for processing before contacting
the Bureau concerning the status of an application. For applications submitted
through Sircon, the license printing service is free for up to 30 days after the
application has been approved. For applications submitted through NIPR, a Sircon
service fee will be applied to print the license. The Bureau of Insurance does not
print or mail licenses.
Federal Training Requirements
- Flood Insurance
- Long Term Care (LTC) Certification
- Long Term Care Partnership
- Virginia Regulation
- State Long Term Care Insurance Partnership Program
Nonresident agents who comply with
their home state requirement need only take a two-hour Virginia specific course
to meet the requirement in Virginia.
Approved Courses Inquiry