What Is The Procedure For Obtaining An Appointment?

An officer of the insurance company must submit written request to authorize an individual as an Appointing Official. Insurance companies are required to make an investigation as to the suitability of every appointee prior to submitting licensing/appointing forms. The Insurance Commissioner may request proof of such investigation.

To appoint a currently licensed resident agent to represent additional insurance companies, submit:

Form RAF­­completed and signed by an authorized Appointing Official.
License Fee­­$25.00 per agent. One check for the total amount per form is required. Make check payable to WEST VIRGINIA INSURANCE COMMISSIONER
Self­addressed envelope­­ Yellow copy of RAF will be acknowledged & returned in this envelope.

To terminate an agent's appointment, submit:
Form ATF­­completed and signed by an authorized Appointing Official.
Self­addressed envelope­­ Pink copy of ATF will be acknowledged and returned to the company in this envelope.

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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