Portable Electronic Devices


Definition

"Portable Electronic Device Insurance" means insurance which may be offered on a month to month or other periodic basis as a group or master property and casualty insurance policy coverage for portable electronic devices against any one or more of the following causes of loss:  Loss, theft, inoperability due to mechanical failure, malfunction, damage or other similar causes of loss.  Portable electronic device insurance does not include a service contract.

Exam/Continuing Education

An examination is not required for issuance of a specialty limited lines producer license nor is a licensee required to comply with continuing education requirements of W.S.26-9-231.

The endorsee shall have received a program of instruction or training prior to receiving permission to operate on behalf of the business entity and under the direction of the designated responsible producer. The training materials shall be made available to the commissioner upon request; and

Fees

The commissioner shall collect in advance or contemporaneously fees, licenses and miscellaneous charges as specified in this subsection. Collection may include the acceptance of electronic funds transfer. All fees and other charges collected by the commissioner as specified in this subsection shall be nonrefundable:

Application for original individual license and issuance of license, if issued........................$20.00
Continuation of license ................... $20.00 
Renewal Application Paper Form- for individual renewals
Application for original business entity license
and issuance of license, if issued...................$100.00

Specialty Limited Lines Producer

Application under this section shall be made in accordance with W.S. 26-9-206.

Individuals who offer or disseminate specialty limited lines insurance whose compensation is primarily dependent on the placement of the insurance product shall obtain a specialty limited lines insurance producer license as set forth in this section.

Business Entity

Business entity applicants applying for a specialty limited lines producer license shall be exempt from providing shareholders, officers and directors information. However, if the business entity derives more than fifty percent (50%) of its revenue from the sale of insurance, information shall be provided for all officers, directors and shareholders of record that have beneficial ownership of ten percent (10%) or more of any class of securities, who are subject to 15 U.S.C. 78p or subsequent similar federal enactment.

A business entity licensed as a specialty limited lines producer shall keep a register of each location at which insurance is offered on the licensed business entity's behalf.

A business entity licensed as a specialty limited lines producer for specialty limited lines insurance shall submit the register required in subsection (d) of this section within ten (10) days upon request of the commissioner.

Endorsees

An endorsee of the specialty limited lines producer that offers and disseminates specialty limited lines insurance on behalf of the licensed business entity
and under the direction of a specialty limited lines insurance producer is not required to be individually licensed and is eligible to offer or disseminate specialty limited lines insurance if all of the following apply:

 

(i)              The endorsee is eighteen (18) years of age or older;

(ii)             The endorsee shall have received a program of instruction or training prior to receiving permission to operate on behalf of the business entity and under the direction of the designated responsible producer.

(iii)            The endorsee's compensation shall not be based primarily on the placement of the insurance product but the endorsee may receive compensation for activities under the specialty limited lines license which is incidental to their overall compensation.

An endorsee's authorization to offer or disseminate specialty limited lines insurance shall expire when the endorsee's employment with or representation of the licensed entity is terminated.

Appointment Requirements

  • Company appointments are required for individuals and business entities.
  • Follow this link for information and forms: Appointments.
  • Wyoming does not recognize firm affiliations other than the Designated Licensed Producer (DLP).
  • See Resident Business Entity Licensing for information on DLP.