A Georgia Insurance Counselor Bond is a type of surety bond required by the Georgia Office of Commissioner of Insurance for anyone who wants to be licensed as an insurance counselor in the state. The bond amount is $5,000 and the cost of the bond is usually around $150.00. There is no bond requirement for Insurance Agents in the state.

How to Get a Georgia Insurance Counselor Bond

At Surety1.com we make it easy to obtain this surety bond. Our simple, three step process is: Georgia Insurance Counselor Bond

  1. Complete the easy to navigate and secure online application1
  2. Review the free, no obligation quote from one of Surety1’s professional surety bond agents, usually within one business day.
  3. Sign some paperwork and pay the bond premium

Once these steps have been completed, the Georgia Insurance Counselor Bond will be shipped to the bond applicant.
1 -The name of the applicant on the surety bond application must match exactly the full legal business name of applicant for the license. 

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How to Get an Insurance Counselor License

Getting a Georgia Insurance Counselor License involves several steps:

  1. Choose Your License Type: First, decide on the specific lines of insurance you want to advise on (property, casualty, etc.). This will determine your pre-licensing education requirements.
  2. Complete Pre-licensing Education: Georgia mandates pre-licensing courses from a state-approved provider. You can find a list on the OCI website: https://oci.georgia.gov/agents-agency-licensing/agent-licensing-renewals
    • The course hours depend on your chosen lines of insurance, typically ranging from 20 to 40 hours per line.
  3. Pass the Georgia Counselor Exam  NOTE: You may be able to waive the exam the exam if you hold specific designations (CLU, CIC, or FLMI) or have an active counselor license from another state.
  4. Apply for Your License: Applications are submitted electronically via NIPR or Sircon. You’ll need to:
    • Purchase and upload a $5,000 Georgia Insurance Counselor Bond.
    • Pay a $120 application fee.
    • Provide proof of relevant experience (if applicable).
    • Attach any necessary documents for exam waiver (if applicable).
    • Get Fingerprinted: After passing the exam (if required), you’ll need to register for fingerprinting through a designated vendor.

Continuing Education (CE): Remember, maintaining an active license requires completing ongoing CE credits.

Here are some helpful resources for the Georgia Insurance Counselor License process:

The information provided above is for general informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice.  Do not rely solely on the information presented here as a substitute for professional legal counsel.

How to Get Your Georgia Insurance Counselor Bond

  1. Complete an online application. It’s free and no-obligation.
  2. One of our surety experts will contact you with a firm quote and an agreement to sign.
  3. Provide payment and your signed agreement, and then you will receive your Surety Bond!

If you have any questions, please call us at 877-654-2327.

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1. Apply Online
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2. Get Your Free Quote
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3. Get Your Bond
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