What Are The Requirements For A Resident Or Nonresident Kentucky Business Entity Agency License For A Partnership, Limited Partnership, Limited Liability Company, Or Corporation?


Resident (domestic) Nonresident (foreign)
Partnership or Limited Partnership
• Partnership Agreement
• Form 8301­BE complete Business Entity License Application and list each partner. Both partners must be licensed in KY. Per KRS 304.9­130, include any other agent who will be acting on behalf of the business entity agent license.
Partnership or Limited Partnership
• Partnership Agreement
• NAIC Nonresident Business Entity License Application ­ complete and list each partner. Both partners must be licensed in KY. Per KRS 304.9­130, include any other agent who will be acting on behalf of the business entity agent license.
• Appointment Form 8302­AP, completed by the appointing insurer.
• Original Letter of Certification, from domiciled DOI.
Limited Liability Company
• Form 8301­BE ­ complete Business Entity License Application. Per KRS 304.9­130, must list each member, those licensed and unlicensed, in KY. Include any other agent who will be acting on behalf of the business entity agent license. Note: Must have at least one licensed agent, in KY.
• Certificate of Existence from Kentucky Secretary of State
Limited Liability Company
• Complete NAIC Nonresident Business Entity License Application Per KRS 304.9­130, must list each member, those licensed and unlicensed, in KY. Include any other agent who will be acting on behalf of the business entity agent license. Note: Must have at least one licensed agent, in KY.
• Appointment Form 8302­AP, completed by the appointing insurer.
• Original Letter of Certification, from domiciled DOI..
• Certificate of Existence from domiciled Secretary of State.
• Certificate of Authority ­ from KY Secretary of State's Office.
Corporation
• Form 8301­BE ­ complete Business Entity License Application. Per KRS 304.9­130, must list each officer, those licensed and unlicensed, in KY. Include any other agent who will be acting on behalf of the business entity agent license. Note: Must have at least one licensed agent, in KY.
• Certificate of Existence
Corporation • Complete NAIC Nonresident Business Entity License Application. Per KRS 304.9­130, must list each member, those licensed and unlicensed, in KY. Include any other agent who will be acting on behalf of the business entity agent license. Note: Must have at least one licensed agent, in KY. IC
• Appointment Form 8302­AP, completed by the appointing insurer.
• Original Letter of Certification, from domiciled DOI.
• Certificate of Existence from domiciled Secretary of State.
• Certificate of Authority ­ from KY Secretary of State's Office.
Licensing FEE: $100.00 per line of authority Licensing FEE: $120.00 per line of authority

NOTE: Designated agents may be added by submitting the Designation Form 8305. Each licensed individual designated should be licensed for the same lines of authority as the business entity.

March 31 of ODD Numbered Years March 31 of EVEN numbered years
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The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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