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Limited Authority Licenses for Business Entities


Any business entity (corporations, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, general partnerships) conducting the business of insurance in Ohio under a FEIN, must be licensed by the Ohio Department of Insurance.

The Department issues limited authority licenses to Business Entities for the following lines of insurance:

  • Credit insurance products
  • Crop
  • Funeral Expense 
  • Portable Electronics 
  • Rental car
  • Self-Service Storage
  • Travel insurance

All business entity's must have at least one Ohio licensed individual insurance agent on the corporate structure that will be responsible for the business entities compliance with Ohio’s insurance laws.


Business Entity Applications and License Information:  



Portable Electronic



Rental Car


Self-Service Storage





Additional Information: 

For more information, please contact the License Division Corporation Section of the Ohio Department of Insurance at 614-644-2665.

Ohio Department of Insurance
50 W. Town Street, Third Floor - Suite 300
Columbus, Ohio  43215
John Kasich, Governor | Jillian Froment, Director
General Info: 614-644-2658 | Consumer Hotline: 800-686-1526
Fraud Hotline: 800-686-1527 | Medicare Hotline: 800-686-1578
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