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Business Entities

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

A person is considered a business entity if they operate under a Federal Tax Identification Number (FEIN) instead of a personal Social Security Number (SSN).


Business Entity License Applications (Initial and Renewal) 

Initial Application Checklist

Renewal Application Checklist



Additional Information:

Agent Licensing and Appointments

Mail any necessary documents to:

Ohio Department of Insurance
License Division - Corporate Section
50 W. Town Street
Third Floor - Suite 300
Columbus, Ohio 43215

For more information, please contact the License Division - Corporate Section of the Ohio Department of Insurance at 614-644-2665 ext. 2158.

The State of Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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 | OSHIIP Hotline: 800-686-1578