Important Notice for Arkansas Marketplace Agents/Brokers and Assisters

You can still be licensed for Plan Year 2019. The steps for initial licensure are outlined below under Initial Assister Licensure. Renewal of Assister Licensure is also available (steps are outlined below), however there will be a late fee assessed.

Initial licensure and licensure renewal for Plan Year 2020 will not be available until late summer, we will notify Exchange Producers and Assisters, via this site, when PY2020 training becomes available. You must complete your PY 2020 licensure renewal not more than 90 days prior to September 30, 2019.

Initial Assister Licensure:

1. Complete Federal Training required for licensing every year.

2. Complete State Training required for initial licensing. Note that Assisters who are not licensed Agents/Brokers are required to complete the Health Literacy and Taxes and the ACA courses in State Training.

3. Complete required on-line background check (only required for Arkansas residents). There is a $24 fee for this that can be paid by credit card.

4. Submit license application and certificates of completion for steps 1 & 2 above & $35 Money Order made payable to the Arkansas Insurance Department. This can now also be handled by debit/credit card - for online submissions only. Since the training is required in order to extend license, the applicant can upload it into the document warehouse when they apply online. Or, if submitting a paper application, the applicant can attach the completion certificates to that submission. AID will also accept a scan/email of the certificates.

Upon successful completion of all of the above applicants can mail or hand deliver applications & certificates and money orders to:

Arkansas Insurance Department
ATTN: License Division
1200 West Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201

Renewal Assister Licensure:

1. Complete Federal Training required for licensing.

2. Complete State Training which is not required but recommended for renewal licensure.

3. Submit license application and certificates of completion for steps 1 & 2 above & $35 Money Order made payable to the Arkansas Insurance Department. This can now also be handled by debit/credit card - for online submissions only. Since the training is required in order to extend license, the applicant can upload it into the document warehouse when they apply online. Or, if submitting a paper application, the applicant can attach the completion certificates to that submission. AID will also accept a scan/email of the certificates.

Upon successful completion of all of the above applicants can mail or hand deliver applications & certificates and money orders to:

Arkansas Insurance Department
ATTN: License Division
1200 West Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201

Once your marketplace licensure application has been received and reviewed and approved by the Arkansas Insurance Department you may print your license here. You will need your National Producer Number (NPN) to print your license. Your NPN number may be found on the NIPR website.

Click Here to Access the State Training Portal