Become an Indiana Insurance Adjuster
Licensing Rules and Regulations for Indiana Claims Adjusters
AdjusterPro's Bottom-line: As of July 2011, Indiana licenses both resident and non-resident independent adjusters. The required 40 hour PreLicensing course and exam is available through AdjusterPro.
Adjuster License Requirements
To become a licensed Indiana insurance adjuster, individuals must:
- Be 18 years of age or older.
- Be trustworthy, reliable, and of good reputation.
- Have “not committed an act that is grounds for probation, suspension, revocation, or refusal of licensure.”
- Pay the appropriate fee.
- Complete the required PreLicensing course through AdjusterPro.
- Take and pass the Indiana Adjuster exam through AdjusterPro.
- After completion of the PreLicensing and Adjuster Exam, apply online for adjuster license. See Application process below.
Emergency Adjusters: “Indiana Code 27-1-28 was created by HEA 1486 (P.L. 11-2011) and governs licensing for independent adjusters. Under the new law, the Department will issue temporary emergency adjuster licenses to unlicensed but qualified individuals to adjust claims arising from a declared catastrophe.” The fee for emergency adjuster licensing is $20. The Temporary Emergency Adjuster web notice can provide more information about emergency adjuster licensing.
Indiana Adjuster PreLicensing
Indiana License Application
*It is important in the State of Indiana that applicants NOT apply for their license until they have completed their necessary pre-licensing course and exam. Applying prior to course / exam completion could result in the denial of the application and delay the licensing process.
- Indiana residents must apply online via Sircon, or by mail with the NAIC Uniform Application (write “Independent Adjuster” across the top).
- Indiana residents must complete AdjusterPro's Indiana Pre-licensing course and Exam.
- The application fee is $40.
- Non-residents who hold a license in their resident state may apply using reciprocity online via Sircon.
- Non-residents from a non-licensing state who hold a reciprocal license in another state can apply for the Indiana non-resident license online via Sircon.
- Non-residents from a non-licensing state who hold no other adjuster licenses should complete the Indiana pre-licensing and Exam and apply for an Indiana license - designating Indiana as their home state. This application cannot be completed online at this time. Please complete the NAIC Uniform Application and submit it to the Indiana Department of Insurance. Please write "Designating Indiana as Home State" across the top.
- Non-residents from licensing states who do not hold their resident state license should first review their resident state license requirements. If taking the Indiana Prelicensing and Exam is the right path for you, apply using the NAIC Uniform Application. Please write "Non-resident" across the top of the application.
- The fee is $90.
- Send application and fee to Indiana Department of Insurance, Attn. Megan Canfield, 311 West Washington Street, Suite 300, Indianapolis, IN 46204.
Indiana is reciprocal with all states that license adjusters except Alabama, Hawaii, New Mexico, and New York.
Maintaining Your License
- This is a two-year license that expires on the last day of your birth month.
- All adjusters are required to complete 24 credit hours of continuing education every two years.
- Renew your license online via Sircon.
- The Renewal Fee is $40 for residents, $90 for non-residents.
- License Fee: $40 (residents), $90 (non-residents)
- Renewal Fee: $40 (residents), $90 (non-residents)
- Makes check payable to "Indiana Department of Insurance"
Contact the Indiana Department of Financial Services
The Indiana Department of Insurance, 311 West Washington Street, Suite 300, Indianapolis, IN, 46204. Phone: (317) 232-0688
For more information regarding the licensing of independent adjusters in Indiana, refer to Indiana Code 27-1-28.
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Adjuster Licensing Guide
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This information was obtained via a 2010 state by state survey and was based upon the best information available. Please be sure to verify the accuracy individually per state statutes.