DOI Pat Quinn Governor Andrew Boron, Director

How to Apply for a Business Entity License

Step by step instructions for applying and renewing a resident Business Entity License on NIPR

Step by step instructions for applying and renewing a nonresident Business entity License on NIPR

Non-Residents — If your state does not license Business Entities you must apply by paper application.

Bond Requirement
An insurance producer who places insurance either directly or indirectly with an insurer with which the insurance producer does not have an agent contract must maintain in force while licensed a bond in favor of the people of the State of Illinois executed by an authorized surety company and payable to any party injured under the terms of the bond. The bond shall be continuous in form and in the amount of $2500 or 5% of the premiums brokered in the previous calendar year whichever is greater, but not to exceed $50,000 total aggregate liability. Such bond should remain at the place of business however the producer must provide the information within 3 working days after receiving a request, should the information be requested.