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Captive Insurance Fees


  • Fees are calculated at .35 percent on direct premiums and .15 percent on revenue from assumed reinsurance premiums. The annual minimum premium tax is $7,500 while the maximum is $250,000.
  • There is a $500 application fee for forming a captive, a $500 annual fee for license renewal, and a $50 fee for operating each additional cell under a protected cell captive.


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