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NOTE: The Office of Insurance Regulation is now receiving applications electronically. Please submit online at www.floir.com, select Company Filing, Industry Portal and then iApply - Online Company Admissions, unless Applicant elects to utilize the UCAA Electronic Application. The requirements otherwise remain unchanged.

1. Florida does not require or accept from foreign insurers the filing of the following Corporate Amendments:

  • Amended Articles of Incorporation
  • Amended Bylaws

Note, if another type of Corporate Amendment has filing requirements that include the submission of Amended Articles of Incorporation or Amended Bylaws, please include in your filing.

2. Florida requires both foreign and domestic insurers to contact the National Association of Insurance Commissioners ("NAIC") at 816-783-8605; jheinz@naic.org and inform as to the new address/financial statement contact person. This is necessary due to the automated process in place with the NAIC; otherwise, the system will continue to overlay the information filed with the latest quarterly/annual financial statement and fail to update the new information. This process is applicable to the following Corporate Amendments:

  • Change of City within the State of Domicile
  • Change of Address/Contact Notification

Note, the Personal Injury Protection (PIP) contact and the Disaster Reporting contact are self-reporting and the insurer is required to update as directed on the Office's website at www.floir.com, click on the Company Filing tab, click on Industry Portal and then choose Update Contact Information from this listing.

3. Include Original Certificate of Authority or an Affidavit of Lost Certificate of Authority (Form 15) with the following Corporate Amendments:

  • Name Change
  • Statement of Withdrawal/Complete Surrender of Certificate of Authority

4. Domestic Life Insurers which will issue variable annuity contracts shall comply with Section 627.802, Florida Statutes. Such insurers shall provide evidence of the establishment and maintenance of Separate Accounts. Evidence should include appropriate filings with and approvals by the Securities and Exchange Commission and copies of any proposed or approved prospectus. To print or download a copy of Section 627.802, Florida Statutes, (click here).