A Public Adjuster is any person, firm, association or corporation who acts on behalf of an insured in negotiating for the settlement of a claim or claims for loss or damage to property of the insured.
To qualify for a license, the licensing candidate must meet the following prelicensing requirements:
Exceptions from the prelicensing requirements:
A candidate for the public adjuster license may wave the education requirement if he/she were regularly employed in the insurance industry for no less than one year in duties involving sales, underwriting or claims. The candidate must submit a signed and completed Statement of Employer with the license application.
Licenses are issued for up to 2 years. A non-refundable fee of $100 is charged when a license is issued for a licensing period of more than one year. A non-refundable fee of $50 is charged when a license is issued for a period of one year or less.
NYS Department of Financial Services
1 State Street
New York, NY 10004-1511
13-1031 - Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
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Fees stated and other information contained in this report are subject to change. Please contact the licensing authority listed above for the most current information.
This page was last updated on 2/17/21.
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