The laws relative to the licensing of Reinsurance Intermediaries are M.G.L. c. 175 § 177M § 177O.

 
Individual Reinsurance Intermediary Manager License
If you are acting as a reinsurance intermediary manager for a reinsurer domiciled in Massachusetts, you must be licensed as a Massachusetts resident reinsurance intermediary manager.

If you are acting as a reinsurance intermediary manager in Massachusetts and maintain an office in Massachusetts, you must be licensed as a Massachusetts resident reinsurance intermediary manager.

If you are acting as a reinsurance intermediary manager in Massachusetts for a reinsurer which is not domiciled in the Massachusetts and do not have an office here, you must be licensed as either a Massachusetts resident or nonresident reinsurance intermediary manager.

 
The individual reinsurance intermediary manager license will expire three years from the date of issue unless it is sooner revoked or suspended.

 
Massachusetts does not allow exemptions to licensing under the reinsurance intermediary licensing law. If you are doing business in Massachusetts, you must be licensed as a reinsurance intermediary.

 
Pursuant to M.G.L. c 175 § 177O, a reinsurance intermediary manager shall represent a reinsurer only pursuant to a written contract which shall be approved by the reinsurer's board of directors. At least thirty (30) days before such reinsurer assumes or cedes business through the reinsurance intermediary manager, a true copy of the contract shall be filed with the Commissioner. The contract must contain, at a minimum, the provisions consistent with those set forth in M.G.L. c 175 § 177O (a) through (n). Contracts must be filed with the Producer Licensing Department, Division of Insurance, One South Station, Boston, MA 02110-2208.

 
Questions may be directed to the Producer Licensing Department at (617) 521-7446.

 

Individual Resident Reinsurance Intermediary Manager Licensee

Individual Nonresident Reinsurance Intermediary Manager License




 

Individual Resident Reinsurance Intermediary Manager Licensee
In order to be licensed as a resident reinsurance intermediary manager, you must have been licensed as an insurance producer for the lines for which you intend to transact business as a reinsurance intermediary manager for a period of at least three years prior to applying for such a license. You must maintain your insurance producer license in order to maintain your license to act as a reinsurance intermediary manager.

 
You must submit the following in order for your resident reinsurance intermediary manager application to be reviewed:
  1. A completed application form;
  2. A check made payable to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Division of Insurance, in the amount of $200.00, unless you are claiming an exemption from the license fee as a Massachusetts Veteran or blind individual pursuant to question #26 on the application. Please note the fee is non-refundable.
The Division's Agent and Broker Licensing Department will verify that new applicants have been licensed for at least three years as an insurance producer and that renewal applicants continue to hold an insurance producer license in the lines for which they intend to transact business as a reinsurance intermediary manager.



 
Individual Nonresident Reinsurance Intermediary Manager License
You must submit the following in order for your nonresident reinsurance intermediary manager application to be reviewed:
  1. A completed application form;
  2. A Certificate of Good Standing from your home state indicating you are licensed in good standing as a reinsurance intermediary manager in your home state or licensure verifiable through the PDB;
  3. A check made payable to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Division of Insurance, in the amount of $200.00. Please note the fee is non-refundable.