§ 33-8-1. [Effective 7/1/2019] Fees and charges generally.

CODE OF GEORGIA

Title 33. INSURANCE

Chapter 8. FEES AND TAXES

Current through 2019 Chapter 321

§ 33-8-1. [Effective 7/1/2019] Fees and charges generally

The Commissioner is authorized to assess and collect in advance, and persons so assessed shall pay in advance to the Commissioner, fees and charges under this title as follows:

(1) Unless specifically provided otherwise, for each certificate of authority, original license, renewal of a certificate of authority, or renewal of a license:
(A) Agent, subagent, counselor, adjuster, or principal office of an insurance agency (new license)......................................... $ 100.00
(B) Agent, subagent, counselor, adjuster, or principal office of an insurance agency (biennial license renewal).............................. 100.00
(B.1) Each branch office of an insurance agency other than the principal office (new license)........................................ 20.00
(B.2) Each branch office of an insurance agency other than the principal office (biennial license renewal)................................ 20.00
(C) Agent certificate of authority for subagent.................... 5.00
(D) Automobile self-insurance................................. 100.00
(E) Captive insurance company:
(i) Original license or certificate.............................. 600.00
(ii) Renewal license or certificate............................. 500.00
(F) Continuing care provider.................................. 75.00
(G) Duplicate certificate of authority, license, or permit............. 25.00
(H) Farmers mutual fire insurance company:
(i) Original license or certificate.............................. 500.00
(ii) Renewal license or certificate............................. 25.00
(I) Fraternal benefit society:
(i) Original license or certificate.............................. 600.00
(ii) Renewal license or certificate............................. 500.00
(I.1) Health care corporations:
(i) Original license or certificate.............................. 600.00
(ii) Renewal license or certificate............................. 500.00
(J) Health maintenance organization:
(i) Original license or certificate.............................. 600.00
(ii) Renewal license or certificate............................. 500.00
(K) Insurer certificate of authority for agent...................... 10.00
(L) Life, accident, and sickness insurance company:
(i) Original license or certificate.............................. 600.00
(ii) Renewal license or certificate............................. 500.00
(M) Managing general agent:
(i) Original license or certificate.............................. 600.00
(ii) Renewal license or certificate............................. 500.00
(N) Multiple employer self-insurance plan....................... 400.00
(O) Premium finance company (full power)...................... 500.00
(P) Premium finance company (limited power).................... 300.00
(Q) Reserved.
(R) Prepaid legal services plans............................... 500.00
(S) Private review agents:
(i) Original license or certificate.............................. 1,000.00
(ii) Renewal license or certificate............................. 500.00
(T) Property and casualty insurance company:
(i) Original license or certificate.............................. 600.00
(ii) Renewal license or certificate............................. 500.00
(U) Reserved.
(V) Rating or advisory organization............................. 100.00
(W) Reinsurance intermediary................................. 50.00
(X) Surplus lines broker...................................... 600.00
(Y) Third-party administrators:
(i) Original license or certificate.............................. 500.00
(ii) Renewal license or certificate............................. 400.00
(Z) Title insurance company:
(i) Original license or certificate.............................. 600.00
(ii) Renewal license or certificate............................. 500.00
(AA) Utilization review agent................................. 200.00
(BB) Each vending machine licensed under Chapter 23 of this title.... 25.00
(CC) Workers' compensation group self-insurance fund:
(i) Original license or certificate.............................. 600.00
(ii) Renewal license or certificate............................. 500.00
(2) Bond or security deposits:
(A) Not over $5,000.00...................................... 4.00
(B) Not over $10,000.00...................................... 8.00
(C) Not over $25,000.00...................................... 15.00
(D) Not over $50,000.00..................................... 25.00
(E) Over $50,000.00 but less than $100,000.00................... 40.00
(F) $100,000.00 or more...................................... 50.00
(3) Examination fee for agent's, subagent's, counselor's, or adjuster's license 25.00
(4) Application fee for agent's, subagent's, adjuster's, or counselor's license 15.00
(5) Status letter for agent, subagent, counselor, or adjuster............ 10.00
(6) For the following filings:
(A) Bylaws amendments..................................... 25.00
(B) Certification of annual statement............................ 10.00
(C) Certification of examination report.......................... 10.00
(D) Certification of other documents............................ 5.00
(E) Charter amendments...................................... 25.00
(F) Education course provider (original filing).................... 100.00
(G) Education course provider (renewal filing).................... 50.00
(H) Education course or program............................... 10.00
(I) Education course instructor................................. 10.00
(J) Financial statement....................................... 50.00
(K) Form A................................................ 5,000.00
(L) Form A exemption....................................... 1,000.00
(M) Form B................................................ 500.00
(N) Form B exemption....................................... 100.00
(O) Individual risk rate or form................................ 10.00
(P) Insurance policy form..................................... 25.00
(Q) Insurance rate filing...................................... 75.00
(R) Listing of licensed agents, subagents, counselors, or adjusters..... 1,000.00
(S) Listing of insurer's certificates of authority filed for agents........ 5.00
(T) Listing of agent's certificates of authority filed for subagents...... 5.00
(U) List of licensees or permit or certificate holders other than agents, subagents, counselors, or adjusters.............................. 40.00
(V) License, permit, or certificate of authority amendment........... 25.00
(W) Late fee for filings....................................... 15.00
(X) Registration of risk retention groups......................... 100.00
(Y) Registration of purchasing groups........................... 100.00
(Z) Filing of other documents.................................. 50.00
(AA) Amendment of filings................................... 25.00

Provided, however, that the Commissioner, in his or her discretion, may exempt from such fee change of address filings done offline by agents, subagents, counselors, and adjusters.

(AA.1) Change of address filings done online by agents, subagents, counselors, and adjusters...................................... No charge
(BB) Service of process...................................... 15.00
(7) For refiling of corrected documents under this Code section, provided that fees were paid with original filing................................ No charge

Cite as OCGA § 33-8-1

History. Amended by 2019 Ga. Laws 139, §1-39, eff. 7/1/2019.

Amended by 2018 Ga. Laws 562, §33, eff. 5/8/2018.

Amended by 2017 Ga. Laws 52, §7, eff. 7/1/2017.

Amended by 2011 Ga. Laws 220, §1, eff. 5/12/2011.

Amended by 2006 Ga. Laws 667, §6, eff. 7/1/2006.

Note: This section is set out twice. See also § 33-8-1, effective until 7/1/2019.