Third-Party Administrators (TPAs)

Title 38, Chapter 51 of the South Carolina Code of Laws defines the regulations for administrators for insurance benefits plans and, as mandated by law, administrators are to be licensed and regulated by the director of insurance.

Initial Application


  1. The initial application and fee of $100 must be completed on NIPR
  2. There is additional information that will need to be submitted to the SC Department of Insurance to complete your application. Send the required documents to Specialty Licensing.
    • Additional Questionnaire
    • Certificate of Authorization from SC Secretary of State
    • Financial Requirement as described in SC Code Law 38-51-30 (Surety Bond, Letter of Credit, CD, Corporate Guaranty)
    • List of officers/directors and biographical affidavit for each.
    • Financial Statement (2 years)
    • Written Agreement

Renewal


The renewal is due by March 1 every year.


Here is a Navigation Tool for getting through NIPR to renew your license.

  1. The renewal application and fee of $100 must be completed on NIPR.  
  2. There is additional information that will need to be submitted to the SC Department of Insurance to complete your application. Send the required documents to Specialty Licensing
    • Additional Renewal Questionnaire
    • Audited Financial Statement of the previous year.
    • Financial Requirement as described in SC Code Law 38-51-30 (Surety Bond, Letter of Credit, CD, Corporate Guaranty)
    • List of current officers/directors. If any changes to the officers/directors, complete a biographical affidavit for each.
    • List of Written Service Agreement(s). Attach any that have not been submitted.

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