Title 38, Chapter 43 of the South Carolina Code of Laws defines the regulations and requirements for producer appointments.

All appointments must be submitted by the appointing insurance company; not the licensee. Appointments cannot be requested until an active South Carolina producer license is in place. Appointment filing fees are non-refundable. The insurance company must submit appointments electronically through NIPR.

Appointment Renewal

Producer appointments, including those for limited lines producers, renew in September of even-numbered years. The renewal fee is the same as the appointment fee.

Appointment Fees

  • General - $100

    - "General appointment" means an appointment of a person who, as a representative of an insurer or insurers, is vested with authority to supervise producers and to exercise this management authority as is delegated to him by the principal. A producer appointed as a general also may perform the duties of a producer who holds a local or special appointment.
  • Local - $40

    - "Local appointment" means an appointment of a producer who has been authorized by an insurer to sell, solicit, or negotiate policies on an insurer's behalf.
  • Travel Accident and Baggage - $20

Appointment Termination

The insurer must cancel appointments electronically through NIPR. Appointment Form 3505