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Managing General Agent

Managing General Agent (MGA) is defined as a person (individual or business entity) who negotiates and binds ceding reinsurance contracts on behalf of an insurer or manages all or part of the insurance business of an insurer, including the management of a separate division, department, or underwriting office. Acts as an agent for such insurer whether known as a managing general agent or other similar term, who, with or without the authority, either separately or together with affiliates, produces, directly or indirectly, and underwrites an amount of gross direct written premium of not less than 5% of the policyholder surplus as reported in the last annual statement of the insurer in any 1 quarter or year and adjusts or pays claims in excess of an amount determined by the commissioner or negotiates reinsurance on behalf of the insurer.

MGA licenses expire annually on the last day of February.

Individual Applications:

Electronic Applications (Required Supplemental Form)

Paper Applications

Initial Application Checklist

Submit supplemental form and supporting documentation to: 

Ohio Department of Insurance
50 W Town St
Third Floor - Suite 300
Columbus OH, 43215

Business Entity Applications

Electronic Applications (Required Supplemental Form) 

Paper Applications 

Renewal Application Checklist

Submit supplemental form and supporting documentation to: 

Ohio Department of Insurance
50 W Town St
Third Floor - Suite 300
Columbus OH, 43215

Additional Information

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