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Limited Lines Licenses - Individuals

The Ohio Department of Insurance issues limited Lines licenses to individuals for the following lines of insurance:

  • Car Rental Insurance
  • Credit Insurance Products
  • Crop
  • Funeral Expense (Must be a Licensed Funeral Director)
  • Portable Electronics
  • Travel 

Initial Individual Limited Lines Applications

No Limited Lines applicant is required to complete pre-licensing education or take an examination. An appointment is not required at time of application, but is required in order to sell, solicit, or negotiate policies/information for a company. 

Renewal Individual Limited Authority Applications

All limited lines authority licenses renew biennially based upon the agents birth month and year of licensure.  The department will send a renewal notice at least 30 days prior to the license expiration. If ODI does not receive a renewal response from the agent by the due date on the notice, the limited authority license will be suspended for failure to renew. Persons holding a limited authority license are exempt from continuing education requirements.  


Additional Information:



Ohio Department of Insurance
50 W. Town Street, Third Floor - Suite 300
Columbus, Ohio  43215
Mike DeWine, 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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