Skip Navigation LinksPennsylvania Insurance Department > Companies > Doing Business > Filing Fees

Filing Fees


House Bill 172 was signed into law on December 23, 2003 as Act 47 of 2003. Act 47 implemented an increase in fees that are charged for doing the business of insurance in the Commonwealth. The new fees were effective immediately upon enactment and are listed below. For specific questions, please contact the appropriate program area:

Office of Insurance Product Regulation and Administration

What

New Fee

Valuation of life insurance policies per thousand dollar insured value

$.015 with a minimum charge of $15.00 *

License for a rating organization

$50.00

* Fee was amended from $.015 to $.010 by Act 74 of 2006. Minimum charge remainsunchanged at $15.00. View PA Bulletin Notice

Office of Market Regulation

What

New Fee

Motor vehicle physical damage appraiser license (initial and renewal)

$55

Professional bondsman license (initial and renewal)

$100

Amended insurance producer license

$25

Duplicate licenses

$25

License histories and clearances

$25

Producer appointment fees

$15

Office of Corporate and Financial Regulation

What

New Fee

Filing a copy of charter or amendment of a domestic, foreign or alien company, association or exchange

$300

Filing of annual statement or other statement of a domestic, foreign or alien company, association, exchange or fraternal benefit society

$750

License fee for a domestic, foreign or alien company, association or exchange or any duplicate license

$100

Filing and review of merger agreements of foreign and alien companies

$400

Filing and review of conversion plan from mutual company to stock company

$2,500

Filing and review of conversion plan from stock to mutual company

$2,500

Filing and review of proposed exchange of shares of stock

$600

Filing and review of material in connection with a proposed acquisition or offer to acquire capital stock of a domestic insurance company or insurance holding company

$2,500

Filing and review of registration statement by an insurance member of an insurance holding company

$400

For each amendment to such registration statement

$200

Issuance of a certificate of compliance, deposit or surety

$20

Any other certificate issued by the department

$20

Filing and review of qualifications of an insurer to issue variable annuities

$400

Certification of each copy of any paper filed with the department

$20 plus $.20 per page

Copy of annual statement pages

$2 per page

Domestic company license application

$2,500

Foreign or alien company license application

$2,500

Qualification of insurer to issue variable life contracts

$400

Return of increase or decrease of stated capital

$200

Reinsurance and assumption agreement

$300

Request to pay extraordinary dividends

$200

Filing a copy of charter of a domestic, foreign or alien fraternal benefit society, in addition to any fee for filing such charter with the Department of State

$70

License to a fraternal benefit society or certified copy or duplicate thereof

$80

Filing and reviewing agreements of merger of domestic, foreign and alien fraternal benefit societies

$400

Filing and review of a plan of conversion from a fraternal benefit society to a mutual company and for filing each amendment to registration statement

$400

Filing and review of qualification of a fraternal benefit society to issue variable annuities

$400

License and annual renewal for manager or exclusive general agent for domestic insurance company

$400